Tuesday, June 12, 2007

What To Expect In Roll Over Accidents

Rollover injury account for more serious injuries than simple fender benders, side swipes and other accidents except high speed head on collisions of course. With rollover accidents, the injuries range from serious to fatal. In rollover accident, aside from the usual hazards of metal to metal impact when two cars collide, the victim is faced with more dangers. One of them is collapsing car roofs. Another additional hazard is injuries caused by collapsing vehicle parts.

To give you an idea of how serious rollover accidents are, some injuries caused by this accident are head and neck injuries, brain injuries, spinal fractures, arm and leg fractures, concussions, soft tissue injuries, internal injuries, dislocations, cuts and scrapes.

If you figured in a rollover accident, the symptoms may not appear immediately. Some may take two to three days to surface. If, after the accident, you experienced pain, headache, blurred vision, dizziness, loss of taste, smell, or hearing, numbness or tingling, fatigue, blood in urine or stool, swelling, or loss of motion to the area/stiffness/tightness you definitely suffer more than minor injuries.

If you have been involved in a rollover accident, immediately go to your physician and seek assistance of a personal injury lawyers to protect your rights.