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Common Types of Single-Car Collisions 

Legate Injury Lawyers help people who’ve been injured in many types of single-car collisions, including: 

  • Colliding with a stationary object such as a tree, guardrail, or concrete barrier caused by poorly maintained roads 
  • Snow and ice and slippery conditions 
  • Construction  
  • Losing control of the vehicle and crashing into a ditch or embankment. 
  • Hitting an animal on the road, such as a deer or a cow. 
  • Overturning the vehicle on a sharp curve  
  • Crashing into a building or other structure due to driver error or mechanical failure. 
  • Hitting a pothole or debris on the road, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle. 
  • Failing to navigate a turn or intersection and colliding with a curb or median caused by incorrect signage

Common Types of Single-Car Collision Injuries 

The injuries that you or your loved one sustained from a single-car collision could range from minor to serious—even life-threatening. Some of the most common injuries our clients are recovering from include:

  • Concussions 
  • Whiplash injuries 
  • Whiplash Associated Disorder (WAD) 
  • Broken bones 
  • Headaches and head injuries 
  • Traumatic brain injuries 
  • Spinal cord injuries 
  • Back pain, neck pain, and shoulder pain 
  • Soft tissue injuries 
  • Sprains and strains 
  • Nerve damage 
  • Arm and hand numbness 
  • Muscle and ligament damage 
  • Paralysis 
  • Internal organ damage 
  • Bruising 
  • Disfigurement 
  • Amputation