What is personal injury?
Personal injury is an unexpected, serious and harmful act to single or multiple persons as a result of someone’s carelessness. It is detectable damage which may give rise to pain and suffering. Personal injury can be a physical injury, illness or disease or psychological illness or injury.
What are examples of personal injuries?
- Injury at work or work-related illness
- Psychological illness caused by badgering or intolerance at the workplace
- Psychological or physical injury maintained by a victim in the course of crime
- Injury caused by vaccination or hospital treatment errors.
- An injury as a result of faulty service or goods
- Injuries caused by a traffic collision
- Sports injuries
What are the most common conditions associated with a personal injury?
Abdominal injury, brain damage, bruising, chest injuries, fractures, dental injuries, eye injuries, head injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, whiplash, back injuries, leg and ankle injuries.
Why post-vehicle-collision care is required?
Some vehicle collision injuries require emergency care. This is the case of major injuries to head or limbs, the spinal cord which may require hospitalization or surgery. It is important to see a healthcare provider immediately after a vehicle accident. Sometimes injuries can worsen over time if not diagnosed and treated correctly. It the patients don’t get proper care after road accidents they may have delayed symptoms including back pain, headaches, neck pain, reduced physical movements, numbness or abdominal pain.
How lifting injuries occur?
Lifting injuries most commonly occur at the workplace, especially at construction sites. Construction work is intensely arduous and may put a high amount of stress on the body. Construction sites involve physical work and that’s why injuries can occur easily if proper safety procedures and preventive measures are not taken. Lifting injuries mostly occur due to a sudden shift in weight that puts too much stress on a body part and the use of back to lift the objects.