According to the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), close to 50,000 people suffer serious injuries and nearly 4,000 people lose their lives in unintentional accidents each year. In fact, preventable bodily injuries have been found to be the leading cause of death for Virginia residents between the ages of 1 and 44, according to the National Institutes of Health.
Regarding the most common types of accidental injuries, here is a general list:
- Car accident injuries
- Head wounds and brain injuries
- Neck injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
Looking for additional information about accidental injuries and personal injury law? Check out these videos:
- Video: What to do if you are injured in an accident in another state
- Video: Can I recover my out-of-pocket expenses if I am hurt in a car accident?
- Video: Should you still pursue a personal injury claim if health insurance pays your medical bills?
- Video: What is the statute of limitations for a wrongful death claim?