Battle Creek, MI asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Michigan

Q: can a rear end accident cause hearing loss if you hit your side of your head and your ear hurt?

i suddenly started having trouble hearing after the rear end car accident. I was a passenger in the back seat. i was asleep when the first vehicle hit us. Then sat forward a little looking out the opposite back door window. When we were hit again and my head and ear and wrist hit the drivers seat and arm rest. I could see after the first impact but after hitting my ear it was like everything was black but i could hear someone saying is everyone ok. i do not even remember how I got out of car. I didn't get medical attention that day and now I do have a severe hearing loss and have had medical treatment. My Doctor has now retired would that matter? I forgot to tell him that yes I have had blunt trauma in a car accident. I have nerve hearing loss and balance issues. this accident happened in Oh

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: Yes. You need to talk to a member of the Mich. Assn for Justice in the county where the wreck happened--they give free consults. You can have the claim, it's not a slam dunk but it's there and it's significant. But you need to speak with an attorney--this isn't amateur hour thanks to the Governor and legislators making it very tough for injured people in Michigan.

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