Internal injuries are a challenge for Virginia car wreck victims. Why? Crash victims may feel “fine” after an accident – and they may look fine – but what they don’t realize is that on the inside something is very wrong. Ruptures, bruising, puncture, and inflammation – many things can happen inside your body without you knowing something is wrong.
Any organ in your body can be injured in a car crash. This includes your liver, kidneys, spleen, lungs, heart, stomach, aorta, ribs, intestines and much more. If your body collided with the steering wheel or any other part of the car in the accident – or if you were thrown from the car – you are more likely to have suffered from an internal injury.
Doctors often have trouble determining if a car crash victim is suffering from an internal injury. In some cases, the injury may develop slowly, and symptoms are only evident after a few hours or days. Any time an injury takes time to make itself known there will be suspicion on the accident victim. The insurance company may claim that you were not hurt in the crash, because you had no symptoms after the accident. Don’t let them bully you like that!
Why is it so important that internal injuries be caught in a timely manner? Car accident victims are at risk of bleeding to death from an unknown internal injury. If you were hurt in a car accident, it is important that you seek medical help to ensure that you do not have an unseen injury – especially if the accident was serious but you appear to be okay on the outside.
Help for victims of serious Virginia auto accidents
If you were hurt in a Virginia car wreck and you’re having trouble getting what you think is fair compensation from the insurance company, then we can help. No matter what their injuries, many accident victims are surprised to find out how difficult it can be to get a fair settlement for all their suffering and property damage. We are very familiar with the insurance company’s games, and we know how to go about getting you the compensation you need to move on with your life. Please contact our Warrenton or Culpeper office today to talk about your options.
DULANEY, LAUER & THOMAS, LLP
98 Alexandria Pike, Suite 11
Warrenton, VA 20186
Toll Free: 888.907.2631
209 N. West Street
Culpeper, VA 22701
Toll Free: 800.741.1012