Can a Car Accident Cause Tinnitus?

When one thinks of injuries resulting from car accidents, broken bones, whiplash, and even traumatic brain injuries often come to mind. Yet another less commonly discussed but equally debilitating condition can arise: tinnitus. Tinnitus is characterized by the perception of noise or ringing in the ears, described as buzzing, hissing, or whistling. It is commonly associated with age-related hearing loss or exposure to loud noises, so how can a car accident cause tinnitus?  The short answer is yes: a car[…] Read More

What Are Some Hidden Dangers to Watch Out for After Car Accident?

Being involved in a car accident can be a traumatic experience, both physically and emotionally. Beyond the immediate impact, there can be hidden dangers that might not be obvious until time has passed. Knowing these potential risks can ensure your safety and protect your legal rights. What Are the Signs of Delayed Injuries? Following a car accident, adrenaline can mask pain and injury symptoms; some problems may not manifest until days or weeks after the accident. Delayed injuries and mild symptoms[…] Read More

What if a Medical Emergency Causes a Car Accident?

People experience medical emergencies daily at the most inopportune times, even while driving.  Although medical emergencies during driving are rare events and account for only 1.3 percent of all automobile crashes, they tend to be serious accidents, leaving behind devastating injuries and damage.   Medical emergencies, ranging from sudden cardiac events and seizures to diabetic crises and strokes, can strike without warning. When such emergencies happen while driving, the consequences can be devastating. Drivers experiencing a medical crisis may lose[…] Read More