Injury Causes FAQs
What are the most common injuries from car accidents?
Common injuries include whiplash, fractures, traumatic brain injuries, and soft tissue damage.
Should I seek medical attention even if I feel fine after a car accident?
Yes, some injuries may not show immediate symptoms and can worsen if left untreated.
What should I do immediately after a bicycle accident?
Seek medical attention, document the scene, gather witness information, and consider reporting to the police.
Can I claim compensation even if I wasn’t wearing a helmet?
Yes, but not wearing a helmet may impact the compensation amount, depending on local laws and circumstances.
Big Truck Accidents
Who can be held responsible in big truck accidents?
Multiple parties can be liable, including the truck driver, trucking company, or the vehicle manufacturer.
How are truck accidents different from car accidents?
Due to their size and weight, truck accidents often result in more severe injuries and complex liability issues.
Drunk Driving/DUI Accidents
Can I sue the drunk driver even if they’re criminally charged?
Yes, criminal charges are separate from personal injury claims, and you can seek compensation.
What evidence can support my claim in a DUI accident?
Police reports, breathalyzer results, witness testimonies, and video footage can strengthen your claim.
Hit And Run Accidents
What should I do after a hit and run accident?
Document the scene, gather any witness information, report to the police, and seek medical attention.
Can I claim compensation if the driver is never found?
Depending on your insurance, you might be covered for hit and run incidents under uninsured motorist protection.
Who is liable in a MARTA (public transportation) accident?
Depending on the situation, the transit authority, the driver, or other negligent parties might be held responsible.
Can I file a claim if I slip and fall in a MARTA station?
Yes, if the accident resulted from negligence like poor maintenance or inadequate signage.
What should I do if I’m injured in an e-scooter accident?
Seek medical care, document the scene and any damages, and consider consulting with an attorney.
Can I claim against the scooter company?
It depends on the circumstances and the terms of service, but you might have grounds for a claim.
Slip Trip And Fall Accidents
What should I document after a slip, trip, and fall accident?
Photograph the scene, the hazard that caused the fall, injuries, and gather witness information.
How do I prove negligence in a slip and fall case?
You’d need to demonstrate that the property owner knew or should have known about the hazard and failed to address it.
What are common injuries in public transportation accidents?
Injuries can range from whiplash and fractures to more severe injuries like concussions.
Can I sue a public transportation authority for injuries?
Yes, if the injury resulted from negligence on the part of the transit authority or its employees.
Uber & Lyft Accidents
Who’s liable if I’m injured in an Uber or Lyft accident?
Depending on the circumstances, the driver, Uber/Lyft, or another third party may be held liable.
Does Uber or Lyft insurance cover passengers in case of accidents?
Both companies have policies that cover passengers, but the specifics can vary based on the accident’s details.
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