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What to do After being Injured in a Car Accident in Georgia

Car Accidents occur every single day throughout the state of Georgia, leaving many people with personal injuries. 

Being involved in a Car Accident can cause a lot of stress, damage, and injury to everyone involved.

When you become hurt as a result of another driver's recklessness or negligence, there are certain things you need to do to protect yourself and your legal rights. 

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12 FAQ's About Car Accident Injuries

Being involved in a car accident can be a stressful time. If this is your first wreck, or even if it is not, you most likely have a ton of questions and don't know what steps you need to take next. 

We understand better than anyone how difficult this time can be, so we have compiled a list of the most common questions auto accident victims ask.

 

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Should I Continue to Drive My Car After a Car Accident?

Can I Drive my Car after a Motor Vehicle Accident? 

Getting into an Auto Accident can be a very stressful time for everyone involved, especially if there is damage to your vehicle.

Even if no one is injured, one of the main concerns that many people have after a car wreck is whether or not their vehicle is drivable or if a towing service will be needed.

As a driver, it's important to ensure that your vehicle is safe if you are going to be driving on the road.

If there is any doubt, it is important to have it checked before you use it.

If you are pulled over or involved in another accident before you can get it fixed, your insurance may be invalid if you were driving a car that they would have deemed "un-roadworthy".

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Most Common Injuries Associated With Rear-End Car Accidents

Rear-end car wrecks are the most frequent type of accident throughout the states of Georgia and South Carolina, and the various injuries affiliated with these collisions cost injured victims millions each year in medical fees, rehabilitation, and ongoing recovery.

Rear-end accidents happen when the front bumper of one vehicle collides with the back end of another vehicle also known as a “fender bender.”

These types of impacts are considered to be relatively minor car accidents; however, even low-speed crashes when you are rear-ended can result in serious injury.

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How To Protect Yourself In A Hit-and-Run Car Accident

As we all know, car accidents happen every day and can occur at any given time. It is a state law that vehicle operators carry liability insurance to protect assets and provide recovery for any damages sustained during a traffic accident.

What happens if you are in an accident and the driver runs? Or what if the at-fault driver carries the least amount of insurance coverage possible? Who pays for your vehicle damages and incurred expenses? How can you make sure you aren’t left with hundreds or even thousands of dollars in medical bills and unexpected costs? The following article gives you tips on how to stay fully covered and what to do if you are hit by a negligent driver.  

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How Much Does Medical Care and Legal Help Cost After A Car Accident?

Determining who is at fault, who is responsible for damages, and how will medical expenses be covered after a car accident are common questions for all accident injury victims.

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3 Common Myths About Car Accident Injuries

There are many myths when it comes to pain after a car accident.

Most revolve around accusations of people faking injuries, but the reality is, no matter the severity of the accident, victims should seek chiropractic care immediately.

Not all injuries present symptoms immediately and waiting too long to get medical attention often results in a lack of insurance coverage.

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How Defensive Driving Can Prevent Car Accidents

Defensive driving can reduce your risk of a car accident

Learning to drive defensively can reduce your chances of getting in an accident.

Car accidents are dangerous and happen often. In fact, you are bound to pass an accident just while driving down the highway. Statistics show nearly 37,000 people die each year in a car crash. 

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Why do Accidents Happen in Slow Motion?

Maybe it's happened to you.

You were driving your car on a street that was still slick from the day's rainfall. 

You turn a corner, and your rear tires lose their grip and skid away. 

At that moment, though, when you knew that you had to steer against the skidding of your car, time slowed down. 

You probably remained very calm and waited for the right moment to turn the steering wheel. 

Everything seemed to happen in slow motion. Eventually, you moved the steering wheel, and your car was on track again. 

The event probably happens in a second or two, but it feels much longer.

If this has happened to you, you're not alone.


When patients come to Arrowhead Clinic for Back Pain After a Car Accident, many tell us of the feeling they experienced. 

They tell us it feels like the Car Accident Happened in Slow Motion!

As a result, many individuals in the Car Accident may think faster and act faster during these events.

Why do the individuals in the auto accident experience a different sense of time?

Why does time seem to slow down when accidents and other traumatic events occur? 

In the article below, we will explore that very question.

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