Common Types of Preventable Accidents and Injuries
Glen Larson Law Injury Attorneys in Texas represent individuals and families whose lives have been impacted by preventable accidents that lead to life-changing injuries.
Based on new injury statistics, according to the National Safety Council (NSC), an American is accidentally injured every second and killed every three minutes by a preventable event — which may include vehicle crashes, falls, and drownings, to name a few.
Last year, the NSC reported the United States experienced 224,935 preventable deaths and 62 million injuries that resulted in $1,225.4 billion in costs.
By failing to prioritize safety, which could save lives, complacency results in 442 deaths each day, every one of them preventable.
Here are some of the most common types of preventable accidents that cause catastrophic injuries throughout Texas, and the rest of the country.
Preventable Accidents That Lead to Catastrophic Injuries
No one leaves their home or work each day expecting to be injured because of another person’s negligence. As statistics show, there is no way to account for other people’s actions or inaction that lead to preventable accidents.
Some of the most common types of preventable accidents in Texas include, but are not limited to:
- 18-Wheeler Accidents
- Auto Accidents
- Bicycle Accidents
- Boating Accidents
- Commercial Vehicle Accidents
- Company Vehicle Accidents
- Construction Accidents
- Dangerous Premises
- Delivery Vehicle Accidents
- Dog Bites and Attacks
- DWI Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Oilfield Accidents
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Product Liability Incidents
- Railroad Accidents
- Slip & Fall Incidents
- Truck Accidents
- Uber/Rideshare Accidents
- Workplace Accidents
No matter what type of preventable accident with injuries you experienced, our Texas personal injury attorneys can help you understand your legal rights and options to pursue the negligent party — or combination of parties — so you can achieve the recovery outcome you deserve.
Common Personal Injuries That Change Our Clients’ Lives
Glen Larson Law Injury Attorneys in Texas understand that all injury victims’ lives are impacted in different ways when they are hurt in a preventable accident. This is because no two people have the same physical biology, psychological makeup, or conduct the same daily activities that are only made possible by their well-being.
Simply put, if a parent is injured in a car crash, he or she may not be capable of physically picking up and holding their children, making trips to school or the grocery, preparing meals, or contributing to the quality of life the family enjoyed before the incident. Conversely, if a construction worker is hurt in a fall, he or she may not be able to return to work — either immediately, for a lengthy period, or at all. This disrupts their ability to provide for their family and significantly impairs their daily activities and overall quality of life.
The reality is, all preventable injuries impact the individual’s life in unique ways, which must be accounted for when preparing an in-depth personal injury claim.
Some of the most common injuries associated with preventable accidents in Texas may include, but are not limited to:
- Broken or Crushed Bones.
- Burn Injuries.
- Internal Injuries and Organ Damage.
- Joint and Muscle Injuries.
- Loss of Limbs.
- Neck Injuries.
- Soft Tissue Injuries, including Whiplash, Strains, Sprains, and Tendon Damage.
- Spinal Cord Injuries.
- Traumatic Brain Injuries.
- Traumatic Orthopedic Injuries.
Preventable accidents can lead to significant physical injuries that result in emotional and psychological trauma that must be accounted for when pursuing a personal injury claim. We can help ensure all your injuries are outlined and include the critical ways they have impacted your life now and going forward.
We believe injury victims deserve to have a skilled legal advocate by their side, who will aggressively pursue the negligent person or party who caused them harm, without charging upfront fees, or any fees at all if we do not provide a positive resolution for your case.
If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a preventable accident in Texas, call our skilled personal injury attorneys at (512) 883-0277 or contact us online today to schedule a free consultation. We pursue dedicated, driven results for our clients, and there is never a charge to talk to an attorney. We stand ready to help you.