Rear End Collision Accidents
The odds are that you have or will be in some type of rear end collision crash or car accident in your life. This is because the likelihood of getting in this type of accident are estimated to be between about one and four or twenty-three percent according to federal statistics. These kinds of accidents are not like other accidents, because the person or vesicle that gets rear ended is completely stopped or moving very slowly. Since the person who is hit in these accidents usually has little to no warning, this can lead to severe injuries. If you or someone you know has been injured in a rear end collision accident, you should talk to one of our knowledgeable and caring rear end collision accident lawyers with the Higgins Firm. We will review your case and help you to get the compensation you need for what you have been through.
Why are some common injuries a person might have after a rear end collision occurs?
In these types of accidents, injuries of the neck and back are more likely to occur. If the vehicle was moving at a high speed when it caused the rear end collision, injuries are likely to be more severe. Passengers riding in the backseat of a vehicle during this type of crash may also suffer severe injuries. Injuries of the neck and back are the most likely to occur, however, additional injuries may also happen and may include but are not limited to:
- damage to a person's wrist
- damage to a person's arms
- damage to a person's hands
- severe damage to a person's knees or legs
- head injuries
- severe burns
- bones getting broken
- injuries or damage caused by an airbag
- becoming paralyzed
- the death of a person or persons involved
Why is it important who was at fault in a rear end collision accident?
If you have suffered serious and even life-threatening injuries after this type of accident, it is important that person or persons' at fault be responsible for any damage or medical needs they may have caused you to have. It is typically fairly easy to figure out who was at fault in these accidents.
Why do I need a Chattanooga automobile accident lawyer for my case?
If you or someone you know has been seriously injured or even died after a rear end collision accident, you may have a significant amount of pain and problems that could be life changing. You could have huge medical bills, loss of income from being unable to work or to return to work for a long time, and you may have lifelong disabilities or damages due to the accident. When you are injured, there are many things to think about and do and the process may seem overwhelming and complex. You may have the insurance company of the driver who caused the accident to deal with because they will most likely try to diminish the fault of that person.
A compassionate and experienced rear end collision lawyer at the Higgins Firm, can help you gather the information and evidence that may be needed to prove who was at fault for the accident. This way you can get the compensation you are entitled to for your injuries, your bills, and any other expenses you may have. We will answer any questions you may have and work with you to make this process as smooth and as easy as possible for you and your family.
Contact us online or call us at 800.705.2121 to set up a FREE consultation to discuss your legal options