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Witnessing a car accident can be shocking, and you may not know what or if you are required to do anything next. The following steps you take will largely depend on the severity of the collision. Missouri law does not mandate that you do anything.
All car accidents are traumatic and often lead to severe injuries, but if a government vehicle is involved, it can bring its own set of unique complications. In most accidents, you can file a claim against the other driver’s insurance company.
Collisions with wrong-way drivers can be catastrophic, and many end up being fatal. Though these accidents are preventable, they are still a problem that affects many people. In fact, it is estimated that more than 400 people die each year due to wrong-way accidents in the United States.
Car accidents often result in severe injuries, but sometimes they are not immediately noticeable. Delayed pain can be serious for both your health and your right to compensation. That’s why getting examined after a collision is critical, even if you think you are injury-free.
Drivers and passengers commonly suffer from neck and lower back pain after a car accident. One of the best treatment options for that pain is visiting a chiropractor. However, many victims hesitate from chiropractic treatment because of fears about whether auto insurance will cover it.
The force of any car accident, even at low speeds, can put pressure on your neck and back that they are not designed to handle. As a result, neck and back pain are some of the most common complaints from victims after a collision.