Kansas City Head-On Collision Accident Attorney

Injuries Caused By Head-On Collisions

When one hears the phrase, "head-on collision" it conjures up ghastly images. They are truly the most serious type of car accident a person can be involved in and they account for more deaths than any other type of car accident. Although technology has improved vehicles and reduced the number of deaths from motor vehicle accidents, head-on collisions can be catastrophic to the injured party physically, emotionally and financially.

The types of injuries that can result from a head-on collision include:

  • Head injuries including concussions and lacerations
  • Neck, back and spinal cord injuries including dislocations and fractures
  • Injury to the soft tissue and bones of the face
  • Soft tissue injuries to the body, such as lungs, spleen etc
  • Bone injuries to the arms, legs, feet and hands

Any of these types of injuries can result in permanent physical damage, paralysis and even death. Also, the healing time for any of these injuries can be extensive.

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Head on collisions occur when one vehicle crosses over into an oncoming lane of traffic causing an impact. This type of scenario are often caused by:

  • Passing when it isn't safe
  • Failing to follow posted road signs
  • Inattention when making a left turn against opposing traffic
  • Being under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Distractions that take one's attention from the road
  • Swerving in an attempt to avoid an obstacle in the road
  • Drowsiness or falling asleep at the wheel
  • Poor visibility due to fog, dust, etc.
  • Vehicle malfunction or tire blow out

If you or a loved one has been involved in a head-on collision, it is vital that you contact an Kansas City car accident attorney knowledgeable and skillful in the handling of these types of cases. With these types of injuries, the last thing you need to be doing is trying to track down your attorney or deal with medical staff regarding expenses. Meyerkord, Russell & Hergott will be there for you when you need us.

Contact our firm if you or a loved one has been involved in a head on collision.

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