Car crashes can derail the life of any victim, no matter what their physical state before the accident. Injuries may lead to devastating physical, financial, and emotional injuries. If you have hemophilia or some other physical condition that may make you more susceptible to injury, however, the car accident can have even worse consequences. It is important to understand that the party responsible for the crash is still liable for your losses, despite your physical condition at the time of the crash. This is known as the “eggshell plaintiff” or “thin skull” rule.
What is the eggshell plaintiff rule? The following is an overview:
Insurance companies will often press to find pre-existing injuries after a crash, but it is crucial to know your rights under the eggshell plaintiff rule. We can help youdeal with insurance companies after a crash as well as protect your legal rights to compensation.