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Some crash injuries might present with delayed symptoms

On Behalf of | Mar 6, 2023 | Car Wrecks |

It might not always be easy to grasp how the outcome of a collision could affect one’s well-being. In some cases, individuals in Georgia may walk away from a crash without any apparent injuries only to wake up the next day in severe pain. Car accident injuries that present with delayed symptoms can still carry serious health repercussions and addressing such issues may prove integral to safeguarding one’s health and well-being. 

Delayed symptoms 

According to studies, head injuries remain a prevalent concern among crash victims and symptoms of such conditions might not always appear immediately. Common head injury symptoms such as bouts with dizziness and fatigue or issues with lack of concentration may appear hours or days after a crash. Neck and shoulder injuries can also take time to manifest symptoms and similar health concerns could take a devastating toll on a person’s life. 

Crash victims may also be at risk of suffering severe back injuries and signs of such health concerns can also take time to manifest. In the days after a collision, one could also develop sensations of numbness or tingling in the extremities or even experience a loss of sensation. Abdominal pain can also present with delayed symptoms and seeking swift medical care for such issues may be imperative, as this could point to further health concerns, such as internal bleeding. 

Severe injuries 

While seeking swift medical care may prove essential to protecting one’s health, this might not be the only step to take in the aftermath of a car accident. Those who suffer severe injuries in a crash due to the actions of another party may also benefit from retaining the services of an attorney for advice on their available options for legal recourse. Seeking guidance in preparing to pursue the restitution deserved through a personal injury claim could prove vital to helping a person approach the recovery process with financial peace of mind. 


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