All car accidents are bad, even minor fender benders; at best you only have to worry about damage to your vehicle, while at worst you could end up with severe injuries and a mangled car. Needless to say, a car accident is something that everyone wants to avoid. Road rules that strictly govern speeding, drunk driving, distracted driving, and other irresponsible behavior helps to curtail the frequency of car crashes. The same goes for the advanced automotive technology seen in a lot of modern vehicles; technology like automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, lane-keeping assist, and more helps to keep drivers safe.
However, car accidents still occur and one of the more serious kinds is the T-bone accident. It can cause serious injuries to the occupants of the car which suffered the collision and can cause severe damage to the vehicle as well. Anyone involved in such an accident will likely require extensive medical treatment and repairs to their vehicle, plus they may be unable to work for a while so they may not be able to earn a living while they recuperate. Fortunately, a personal injury attorney can help them to get the compensation they need to cover those expenses so that they do not have to pay out of pocket. Residents in the St. Louis area who need a personal injury lawyer can contact Hipskind and McAninch, LLC to get the help that they need.