According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death in children. Even worse, a significant number of these accidents can be prevented. In 2018 alone, 636 children (12 years and younger) passed away from a motor vehicle crash. In addition, 97,000 of these children suffered some type of injury.
While motor vehicle accidents involving children are deeply concerning, there are other road safety issues that residents of Las Vegas should be aware of. For instance, the increasing popularity of rented scooters in Vegas poses its own set of risks. Moreover, unexpected hazards like truck tire debris can also lead to severe accidents. It’s essential to be informed about these dangers to ensure the safety of all road users.
There is nothing worse for any family than seeing their child hurt, especially in a car accident that can ultimately impact the rest of their lives. In this blog, we want to address some of these concerns. Specifically, discussing the injuries that children can experience following a car accident, the actions you can take to protect your child from these devastating injuries, and how a Las Vegas personal injury attorney can fight for the damages your child deserves following a life-changing car crash.
Because a child’s body and brain are still developing, when a child is involved in a motor vehicle accident, the injuries that result can lead to emotional and developmental challenges that can last the rest of their lives. Even though these injuries can differ based on the circumstances of the crash, some of the most common car accident injuries include:
Many times people may not even realize the significant impact that these injuries can have on a child. For instance, even a minor car crash can lead to a lifetime of damages. When a young child is out of school because of a car accident injury, it is not only their physical harm that can result in them suffering. This isolation from their friends and peers can often affect their social development, cognitive functions, and even their motor skills.
Unfortunately, not every accident can be avoided. However, a parent can take actions to help ensure that their child stays safe even if the car they are riding in is involved in a motor vehicle accident. Most research indicates that child restraints are one of the best ways to prevent a child from suffering a severe injury following a car accident.
According to the CDC, situating and buckling your child in age and size appropriate booster seats, car seats, and even seat belts can help reduce the risk of serious and fatal injuries. Consider the following statistics:
One of the best things you can do to keep your child safe is to understand the different stages of when your child needs to be in a car seat, a booster seat, or use a seat belt.
If your child is involved in a car accident and has suffered a serious injury, you need legal help that you can trust. This time can be extremely difficult and overwhelming for not only you and your child but also for your whole family. The last thing on your mind should be how to take care of a personal injury legal claim following a horrific car accident.
Fortunately, with the help of an experienced personal injury lawyer, you will not have to tackle these complicated legal proceedings on your own. These lawyers have the skills and the knowledge to:
That is why do not wait any longer. Contact an experienced and skilled car accident lawyer today or call our office at 702-680-1111. You have been through a lot. It is time for you and your child to start focusing on recovery while you let these lawyers go after the justice you want for your child.
As founder of Gina Corena & Associates, she is dedicated to fighting for the rights of the people who suffer life-changing personal injuries in car, truck and motorcycle accidents as well as other types of personal injury. Gina feels fortunate to serve the Nevada community and hold wrongdoers accountable for their harm to her clients.
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