Brad Pistotnik Law accident attorney injury firm knows all about the different types of car, truck, and motorcycle accidents and the injuries causes by them. It is very important if you are involved in an accident and have questions contact Brad Pistotnik Law for a free consultation to know your rights. Brad Pistotnik has been practicing personal injury law for over 30 years. Experience is important when you consider who to hire as your accident attorney.

Rear-end collision

A rear-end collision is an accident in which a car or truck hits a car that is in front of it. Brad Pistotnik Law accident attorneys know rear-end accidents can be caused by sudden deceleration, slowing down or breaking by the first car and lack of deceleration of the car following. These accidents can also be caused by drivers who are pre-occupied or driving while texting. A very common type of injury caused by these types of accidents is whiplash. Whiplash is often seen as a “not so serious” type of injury. This is not true. Whiplash can be very painful and injuries from whiplash can last a lifetime. Other types of injuries are facial fractures and abrasions, neck injuries, wrist injuries and head injuries.

Side-impact collisions

Side impact collisions are often called “T-bone” or “broadside” collisions. This is the kind of accident that refers to the side of the car or truck being hit by another vehicle. Usually, the vehicle that has been hit isn’t moving. Injuries from these types of accidents are often severe. The severity of the injuries usually depend on the speed of the vehicles involved and where the car was struck. Occupants on the side of the vehicle that was struck often sustain bed injuries. Types of injuries are head trauma, TBI, shoulder injuries, spine injuries and neck injuries. We are experienced at handling these kinds of wrecks at Brad Pistotnik Law.

Vehicle rollover

Rollover refers to the type of accident where a vehicle turns upside down. These can be caused by a sharp turn at a high rate of speed or swerve and hitting an uneven part of ground. SUV’s are often the types of vehicles seen in rollover accidents because the center of gravity of these vehicles is higher. Types of injuries seen in rollover crashes includes neck injuries, head injuries, facial damage and lacerations and spinal cord injuries. Seat belts are an important factor in rollover crashes. Accident attorneys at Brad Pistotnik Law often see clients who have been ejected from vehicles. These are very devastating injuries.

Head-on collision

Head on collisions are the type of accident when two vehicles hit front to front. These types of accidents can cause devastating injuries such as paralysis, quadriplegia and severe TBI, neck and spinal cord damage.

Multi-vehicle pile-up

Multi car collisions refer to accidents involving many different vehicles. These usually occur on highways and high traffic roadways where drivers are driving too fast to stop when an accident happens in front of them. These car accidents are usually difficult to determine fault. It is typical for the vehicle involved in these accidents to be blamed for following too closely but this isn’t always the case. Accidents can happen very quickly on highways and fault can be hard to determine. Brad Pistotnik Law accident attorneys know all about these cases and it is very important to consult an attorney before speaking to the insurance company. These cases are a frenzy of finger pointing. All kinds of injuries can occur due to these types of collisions.

Sideswipe collision

Usually the result of two cars traveling parallel and colliding. Injuries can occur but quite often the vehicles are traveling at the same speed there may only be vehicle damage.

Brad Pistotnik Law accident attorneys are familiar with all of these different types of crashes and the injuries people sustain in these accidents. If you are involved in any kind of car, truck or motorcycle accident contact Brad Pistotnik Law for a free consultation before you speak with the insurance company and wreck your case.