Lee Law Firm logo
(973) 315-9080

Hablamos Español!

What Are Some Typical Car Accident Injuries?

Car Accidents
December 28, 2016
Lee Law Firm , LLC

New Jersey drivers just like you face the possibility of getting into an accident every time they drive. It’s the unfortunate result of not being able to predict and control every aspect of being on the road. That unpredictability can lead to accidents, and accidents in return can lead to injuries.

Some injuries are more common than others, and are good for frequent drivers like yourself to keep in mind. Forbes lists out some of the most common injuries resulting from mishaps with cars. The list includes:

  • Car door related injuries
  • Crush injuries
  • Neck and head injuries
  • Back and spine injuries

Car door injuries can sometimes result from a door being torn from its hinges by another car. You may also be injured if any of your body parts are ever closed or crushed by a door that is slammed shut suddenly. Car doors can lead to crush injuries, which can also be caused when one is stuck inside of a small area that gets compacted. Crush injuries may also come from slower impact sources, such as your foot being run over.

As for the areas that experience the most injury in car accidents, the neck, back and head are highest on the list. Concussions are somewhat frequent, as are broken or fractured bones. The knees and legs also tend to suffer from damage. If you aren’t holding your steering wheel properly, you risk damage to your hands, wrists, arms and face as well.

Seatbelts can help to lower the amount of damage done, but unfortunately, not all of it can be completely nullified. Be aware of your weakest areas and the highest risk scenarios to protect yourself from harm to the best of your abilities.

Contact Our Office

At Lee Law Firm, we have extensive knowledge and experience successfully handling personal injury claims. We take all personal injury cases on a contingency basis—you won’t pay any attorney fees unless we recover compensation for your losses.

Call us at 973-315-9080 or contact us online to schedule an appointment. We are available to meet with you evenings and weekends, if necessary. We welcome all major credit cards. ¡Nosotros hablamos español!

Related Blog Post

motorcycle crash accident

Determining the Value of a Motorcycle Accident Injury

May 4, 2021
Lee Law Firm , LLC
Motor Vehicle Accidents
What Factors Are Considered When Evaluating Your Claim? If you’re hurt on a motorcycle, while either operating the bike or riding as a passenger, you may have a right to seek compensation for your losses, including lost earnings, unreimbursed medical expenses, physical pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, and loss of companionship/consortium. How do […]
car crash

Things You Don’t Want to Do after an Automobile Accident

July 10, 2023
Lee Law Firm , LLC
New Jersey Personal Injury Claims
Don’t Admit Fault | Don’t Let Witnesses Get Away | Don’t Take the Insurance Company’s First Offer You’ve suffered needless injury because of the wrongful or careless acts of another motorist. You have the right to pursue damages for all your losses, from wages and income to unpaid medical bills, from pain and suffering to […]
wrongful death

What Is Wrongful Death?

March 20, 2019
Lee Law Firm , LLC
Wrongful Death
Your Right to Compensation after the Death of a Loved One In our legal system, when the wrongful act of another person causes you to suffer loss, you have a right to bring a lawsuit to recover compensation for your losses. When the consequences of that negligence or carelessness include the accidental or wrongful death […]


Email us using this contact form and we will quickly reach back out with answers.

lee law firm Springfield map


150 Morris Ave. Suite 202 
Springfield, NJ 07081
 (973) 315-9080
(973) 315-9081


600 Mt. Prospect Avenue
Newark, NJ, 07104
 (973) 315-9080
(973) 315-9081


East Orange
Perth Amboy
Essex County
Passaic County
Bergen County
Hunterdon & Somerset County
Jersey City
Union County
Middlesex County
Hudson County
Monmouth County
© 2024 Lee Law Firm, LLC . All Rights Reserved. Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy
Powered By: