A Rockford, IL man suffered serious injuries and was in critical condition after he was ejected from his vehicle in a car accident. WIFR TV News reported on the March 19, 2018 incident, where the victim’s car veered off the road and struck a utility pole, leading to an impact that threw him several yards. The victim is lucky, since being ejected from a vehicle is far more likely to result in death as compared to other types of crashes. Still, the severity of his injuries is not surprising because such a violent crash leads to extreme trauma. If you were ejected in a car accident that was not your fault, talk to an auto accident lawyer, and review some important information about common factors, typical injuries, and your right to compensation.
You can reduce your risk of serious injury by getting tossed from a car by wearing a seatbelt, as not buckling up is the most common reason for being ejected in a vehicle collision. However, other causes are not always under your control, such as:
There are two ways that ejections occur in car accidents:
Victims who are tossed from a vehicle during an auto crash often sustain devastating injuries, if they even survive the trauma. Temporary or permanent disabilities are common when a person suffers:
When you experience severe injuries after being ejected in an auto accident, you need solid legal representation to help you get the compensation you deserve. Our attorneys at Brassfield, Krueger & Ramlow, Ltd. are by your side when going up against pushy insurance companies, so please contact us to schedule a consultation at our Rockford, IL or LaSalle County offices.
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