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Side Impact Collisions

Side Impact Accident Lawyer Essex Maryland

Side Impact Crashes, T-Bone accidents or a Right Angle Collisions are common types of automobile accidents that typically occur at intersections. In these types of accidents the front end of the oncoming vehicle smashes into the door or side panel of another forming a ‘T’, hence the name T-Bone. These types of accidents can cause minimal, severe & possibly fatal injuries. If you or someone you care for has been injured in a T-Bone accident contact a skilled Maryland Side Impact Collision Accident you should consult with a skilled Maryland car accident lawyer serving all of Baltimore County.

Causes of T-Bone Accidents

Careless driving, reckless driving or hurried driving practices are common culprits in Baltimore side impact accidents. It is not uncommon for the responsible party to not be paying attention to the road at the time of the accident. Some common causes are running a red light, not stopping at a stop sign, texting while driving and internet browsing while driving. Driving under the influence and overall negligent or inattentive driving are also frequent causes of Side Impact Accidents in Baltimore, Maryland.

Injuries Possibly Caused by Right Angle Collisions

In a T-Bone accident there can be several types of injuries that differ from other types of auto accidents. In a right angle accident a driver or passenger is likely to experience varying degrees of head, neck, shoulder & spinal cord injuries, including whiplash. T-Bone accidents can also cause injuries to the lower extremities, particularly the knee joints and its surrounding structures. This is due to the angle of the impact compared to a head on collision or rear end collision. Also, more severe injuries can occur at lower speeds in these types of accidents due to how a car is designed to crumple in the event of an accident.  Also, air bag deployment technology differs slightly in a side impact crash opposed to head-on or rear end crashes. This can effect the severity of an injury as well.

Contact a Skilled Towson Maryland Auto Accident Lawyer

Towson Maryland Car Accident Lawyer John Grason Turnbull feels that negligent or inattentive drivers should be held accountable for their actions.If you have been injured in an auto accident in Baltimore County, Maryland please feel free to call The Law Office of John Grason Turnbull at 410-321-8860. Or, email Timonium Maryland Car Accident Lawyer John Grason Turnbull by clicking here. Mr. Turnbull offers free consultations to those injured in the Baltimore area. He charges no fee unless he recovers for you and your loved ones.