Sometimes, a car accident happens from being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Most of the time, even if this is the case, the accident took place because of another driver's negligence. You could be going about your day, driving along, and get into a serious accident at the fault of another person on the road. You may have suffered serious injuries, leaving you worried about how you will recover, return to work and replace or fix your vehicle.
West Virginia drivers might know that rear-end collisions could cause whiplash injuries to vehicle occupants. As a result, victims might experience chronic or short-term pain that interferes with work and routine tasks. However, understanding the mechanics and necessary response to a hyperextension injury may help.