One of the most frequent injuries you could suffer in a Louisiana car crash, especially if the car behind you rear-ends yours, is that of whiplash. This type of injury occurs when your head and neck violently jerk forward and backward due to the impact of the crash. This sudden and violent motion causes damage to your neck’s nerves and tissues, often resulting in the following symptoms:
You see it every day as you drive Louisiana’s streets, roads and freeways. People using their cellphones while driving often seem to surround you. Per the National Safety Council, upwards of 100 people die every day across America in a motor vehicle accident due to distracted driving, of which cellphone usage forms a large part.