Rear-end auto collisions occur when one vehicle is hit from behind by another vehicle. Various factors determine how serious these types of car accidents will be, including the speed of both vehicles involved and the size and weight of each vehicle. Rear-end collisions can be especially damaging when a smaller vehicle is hit by a much larger vehicle or when a stopped vehicle is hit by another vehicle traveling at high speed. Rear-end collisions can easily cause multi-vehicle accidents that work like a chain reaction — a vehicle gets hit from behind, forcing it to hit the vehicle in front of it. In rear-end collisions, either driver can be at fault.Our legal team at Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation provides strong legal representation for individuals who have been injured in rear-end collisions, whether drivers or passengers. These types of accidents can result in serious injuries that can to great expense, such as costs for medical care and lost earnings due to temporary or permanent disability. If you were injured in this type of accident, our San Jose personal injury lawyers want to help you seek payment for the damages you suffered. This can be done by filing a personal injury claim or lawsuit against the liable party, which should only be carried out with the guidance of an attorney. To begin pursuing your claim, call (408) 292-2434 now and schedule your free consultation.
Injuries From Rear-End Collisions Can Be Severe
Common types of injuries caused by rear-end
vehicle collisions include whiplash, neck and back injuries, and spinal cord injuries. There are, however, many other possible injuries that could occur, such as broken bones, lacerations, brain injuries and soft-tissue injuries. Rear-end
auto accidents can also result in fatalities. In these types of cases, our attorneys can help the deceased victim’s surviving family members seek compensation through a wrongful death claim.
Our Attorneys Are Eager To Assist You
If you have been injured in a rear-end collision, act today. Contact our firm at (408) 292-2434 so we can help you hold the at-fault driver accountable. You may also send us an email to schedule your free, no-obligation consultation with an experienced lawyer. We work with car accident victims throughout Northern California.