When a part of the body is stuck between two objects, the pain can be debilitating. However, the biggest dangers come from the damage pressure can cause to the rest of the body. In some cases, the external injuries appear small but the muscles may have released toxic substances into the body that cause kidney failure and even death.
An individual can suffer a crush injury nearly anywhere — whether it’s something millions of people are involved in each year like a car crash or a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence like a building collapse from poor maintenance.
But, those who experienced crush injuries at the fault of others may have some recourse. Learn more about crush injuries and how some victims may be eligible to receive compensation through a lawsuit.