Injuries Animation in Court: How Far Does It Tentacles Reach?

Injuries animation is versatile in proving a case before the court. Its use spans a plethora of cases as injury can happen in different circumstances.
Injuries Animation
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Injuries animation are specifically designed and tailored to portray a particular injury caused directly or indirectly by another person and the cause of the injury as it relates to the at-fault party.

They mainly help to illustrate the injury caused to the body, especially in cases where non-medically versed people cannot easily comprehend the injury unless a visual representation is provided. 

Injuries animation can illustrate any form of personal injury, including head injury, traumatic brain injury, knee injury, ankle sprain, heart injury, bone fractures, nerve injury, muscle injury, etc. 

No matter the kind of injury discussed in a case at hand, injury animation, when done correctly, has proficiency in clarifying facts, fostering understanding, and convincing the jury.

Cases Where Injuries Animation Can Be Used

  1. Medical malpractice injuries

Injuries can be sustained through a medical mistake by a medical practitioner. In this instance, the medical personnel must have done something against standard medical practices and committed a medical blunder.

Medical malpractice injuries can happen during basic treatments like the prescription of drugs, injections, dietary prescriptions, and even surgery.

Hence, injuries animation would assist significantly in explaining the technical nature of medical cases and the cause of the injury sustained.

  1. Product liability

Product liability cases involve situations where a person sustains an injury due to the manufacturer’s poor or negligent manufacturing of a particular product.

Therefore, a product can cause severe issues if they are bad. For instance, a person can get badly injured and sustain fractures and muscle injuries because of the poor manufacturing of a treadmill used for exercising activities. 

Injuries animation can be used to show the instant and long-term effects of the product on a person’s health. It can also display a progression of deterioration of a person’s injury because of a bad product that was not quickly detected. Injuries animation was used in the product liability case of Bullock v. Daimler Trucks North America LLC.

  1. Car accident injuries

Car accidents are a menace to society, especially with lateral impact car accidents, because they can have mild to disastrous effects depending on the gravity of the accident. They can lead to traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, bone fractures, muscle injuries, nerve injuries, and even injuries to vital organs.

Injuries animation can play an essential role in car accident injury cases because the injuries may be too gruesome and require up to five or more animations to get it through to the jury. It played a vital role in the case of Sommervold v. Grevlos.

  1. Workplace accident

Workplace injuries include injuries that occur at the worksite or during duty while outside the worksite. They include eye injuries resulting from welding activities, testing of prototypes, plumbing activities, an explosion in oil rigs, fractures as a result of falls, and injuries from facilities such as elevators. 

Injuries animations are very important in workplace accident cases because they can help you get adequate lost earnings compensation and possible compensation for loss of future earnings. 

  1. Construction accidents

Construction activities are laced with different hazards. Hence, so many safety measures are usually promoted at construction sites. Whether in the construction of buildings, bridges, or any other construction activities, some accidents may still occur irrespective of all the safety measures.

Injuries animation can depict the cause of the injury and the gravity of the injury itself.

Conclusion

Injuries animations are very self-sufficient in court cases as long as they are made correctly in accordance with the law and proper foundations are laid for it. 
However, an experienced injury animation company should be used to ensure that the animations are made with the highest level of professionalism and detail.

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