On behalf of Dickman Law Offices, P.S.C. posted in Car Accidents on Monday, July 2, 2012

No matter who you are or what you do, anyone in a motor vehicle is at risk of being involved in a car accident. People in Covington and beyond who are involved in a car accident may suffer injuries. Those injuries may be serious enough to warrant a trip to the hospital.

Recently, a well-known rap artist was involved in a car accident in another state. The accident is proof that no one is immune to a car wreck.

Rapper 50 Cent was taken to the hospital after a truck rear-ended the SUV he was in on the Long Island Expressway. The truck driver apparently lost control after the truck’s load shifted. The impact of the crash nearly caused the rapper’s SUV to flip.

The rap artist suffered minor injuries to his neck and back. His driver was also injured in the crash.

When people are involved in car accidents, they may wish to pursue legal action in the form of a personal injury lawsuit against any negligent parties. After all, when people are reckless and inattentive they should be held responsible.

A person’s entire life may be altered after they are injured in a crash. They may require hospitalization, surgery and rehabilitation. The crash may even prevent them from working.

Fortunately, money that is obtained through a lawsuit can be used to cover medical expenses and any lost wages. Although accidents are usually not intentional, no one should have to suffer financial setbacks because of another driver’s negligent behavior.

Source: ABC News, “50 Cent ‘Doing Fine’ After Car Accident,” Sheila Marikar, June 26, 2012