Car Accident

Personal Injury

Car accidents can occur in an instant and have the potential to cause severe injuries and life-altering consequences.
Being aware of the facts, risks, and the appropriate steps to take if you are involved or hurt in a car accident is crucial.

Facts and Statistics

Car accidents are, unfortunately, a common occurrence, and the statistics paint a sobering picture of their impact:


The World Health Organization (WHO)estimates that road traffic accidents are a leading cause of death globally, particularly among young people aged 5-29.


Factors such as speeding, distracted driving, impaired driving, and poor road conditions contribute to the frequency and severity of car accidents.


Cars are the most popular mode of transportation in America, which unfortunately makes them involved in most road accidents. In 2022, there were 391,715 accidents in Florida alone


Most Common Injuries

Car accidents can result in a wide range of injuries, varying in severity depending on the circumstances of the crash. Some of the most common injuries include:

Whiplash: Whiplash is a soft tissue injury that occurs when the head is forcefully jerked forward and backward, causing strain on the neck muscles and ligaments. It is a common injury in rear-end collisions.

Head and brain injuries: Head injuries can range from minor concussions to severe traumatic brain injuries (TBI). These injuries can have long-lasting effects on cognitive function, mobility, and overall quality of life.

Spinal cord injuries: Car accidents can cause damage to the spinal cord, leading to partial or complete paralysis. Such injuries profoundly impact a person’s ability to move and perform daily activities.

Broken bones and fractures: The force of a car accident can cause fractures and broken bones in various parts of the body, such as the arms, legs, ribs, or pelvis.

Internal injuries: The impact of a car accident can cause internal injuries, including damage to organs, internal bleeding, or injuries to the chest or abdomen.

How to Proceed When Involved or Hurt in a Car Accident

If you are involved or hurt in a car accident, it is crucial to take the following steps to protect your well-being and legal rights:

Seek medical attention

Your health and safety should be the top priority. Even if you do not experience immediate pain or visible injuries, it is essential to seek medical attention promptly. Some injuries may not manifest immediately but can be detected and treated by medical professionals.

Contact the authorities

Call the police or relevant emergency services to report the accident. Their presence will ensure the incident is documented correctly and an official report is filed.

Gather information

Collect pertinent information from all parties involved in the accident, including their names, contact details, insurance information, and license plate numbers. Additionally, gather contact information from witnesses who may have seen the accident occur.

Document the scene

Take photographs of the accident scene, including the damage to the vehicles involved, skid marks, and any visible injuries you may have sustained. This evidence can be valuable when filing an insurance claim or seeking legal recourse.

Call us at

(954) 664-0339

An experienced lawyer in car accidents will guide you through the legal process, help you understand your rights, file a claim, and pursue compensation for your injuries, medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages. Also, we will communicate with your insurance company and deal with every piece of paperwork.

Be careful with your social media posts

Avoid posting details about the accident on social media or even things that could damage the case if you were injured. Posting pictures of playing sports or doing physical activities could imply your health is the same as before the accident.


How Can We Support You?

At Christina Kalin Law Office, you will have the support of a professional personal injury team that will work to ensure you receive the best possible compensation. We will also refer you to a top-quality medical provider to guarantee that your recovery is in the best hands.


Your rights are our priority.

Contact us today, and we will review your case for free.


Please note that every personal injury case is unique; therefore, the information provided here is for general guidance only and should not be considered legal advice. For personalized advice, call us, and we will ensure you have the precise information for your case.