Over 2.3 million people in the U.S. were injured in motor vehicle accidents in a single recent year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports. Of the many injuries suffered in the various types of traffic collisions, bruises, lacerations and road rash injury were among the most common.
If you or a loved one has suffered serious bruises, lacerations or road rash in an accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses. You should seek legal advice immediately – before you discuss the matter with an insurance adjuster and before you sign anything.
The experienced Dallas personal injury attorneys at Kraft & Associates, P.C., are ready to help. We’re an established and professional law firm with friendly lawyers and staff who are easy to talk to. Call us at (214) 999-9999 or contact us online now for a free claim review and advice about your rights.
Road rash is a skin injury caused by abrasion with road surfaces, often as a result of motorcycle, bicycle or skating accidents. It can happen when a rider comes off a bicycle or motorcycle at high speed, causing burns or abrasions of the skin against the ground or pavement.
Severe road rash may require emergency medical treatment and hospitalization. The road to recovery from this type of injury can be long and painful, and medical treatment and expenses can be extensive. If your accident was someone else’s fault, you may be entitled to recover compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, and physical and emotional pain and suffering, among other losses.
There are three basic types of road burn injuries sustained in motorcycle and other types of accidents:
Bruises, lacerations and road rash can occur in any of the following types of traffic accidents:
If you or a loved one has suffered serious bruises, lacerations or road rash in an accident that was caused by the fault of someone else, it is important to consult with an experienced personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. The knowledgeable personal injury lawyers at Kraft & Associates, P.C., are ready to help you pursue the compensation you need and deserve for your injuries.