Flail Chest Injury Resulting from a Car Accident – St. Louis Lawyer

Car accidents can cause several life-threatening injuries and flail chest is one of them. A flail chest is a severe injury that occurs when a section of the rib cage gets detached from the rest of the chest wall. When this happens, the ability of the lungs to expand when breathing reduces, and makes it very painful and difficult to breathe. A flail chest is also known as a broken rib cage.Read the full article