With all the new model cars arriving on the scene and all the new safety devices they are equipped with, such as air bags, cervical spine injuries remain a common injury when a severe automobile collision occurs.
Reports indicate that when a rear-end collision happens, women and front-seat occupants are at a higher risk of sustaining this type of injury.
A cervical spine injury is a result of
- a violent collision that compresses the spine against the shoulders, causing the vertebrae to fracture
- when the head jerks forwards or backwards - such as whiplash
When an individual is injured in a serious accident, recovering proper monetary compensation is critical due to the extensive medical treatment and rehabilitation that is involved. If you or someone you love is injured in a catastrophic accident, contact an experienced San Bernardino Personal Injury attorney who will assist you through the process of obtaining the compensation you deserve.