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Rear End Accident Attorney

Rear end accidents are one of the most frequently occurring kinds of accidents. Being rear ended can entail anything from minor fender benders with barely any damage to the car and nothing more than a bump or bruise to major accidents with severe vehicle damage and debilitating injuries such as herniated discs and head trauma. 

Rear end collisions are often due to a driver acting negligently, not paying attention, or not leaving enough space between them and the car ahead. These kinds of accidents usually catch the impacted drivers off guard, resulting in them jolting in surprise, and injuring themselves in the process. If you have been injured in a rear end collision, you need to contact a Las Vegas car accident lawyer immediately to ensure that you receive the compensation that you deserve.

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Causes

Rear end collisions can occur because of many different reasons, however, they are most often due to negligent behavior by the at-fault driver. These kinds of accidents are often preventable simply by paying more attention while driving, but they still happen far too often. The most common causes of rear end accidents include: 

  • Distracted Driving (texting, navigation, passengers)
  • Speeding (or not leaving enough following distance)
  • Inclement Weather Conditions (or otherwise hazardous roadways)
  • Road Rage
  • Mechanical Failures (or vehicle malfunctions)
  • Fatigued Driving
  • Driving Under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol

As you can see, the majority of these causes are induced by the at-fault driver, and are therefore, extremely preventable. 

Injuries From a Rear-End Accident

Since being rear ended often catches the impacted driver off guard, it is possible to experience and injure by jerking or jolting out of surprise. Common injuries that are reported from rear end collisions include:

  • Sprains/Strains
  • Herniated Discs
  • Whiplash
  • Neck Injuries

Contact a Eric Blank Injury Attorneys Today

Car accidents that happen as a result of someone else’s negligence can cause physical and emotional pain as well as impact your quality of life. Quite often, this pain lasts far beyond the scene of the accident. If you or a loved one has been injured in a rear-end accident car accident, it is imperative that you contact the car accident attorneys at Eric Blank Injury Law. The car accident attorneys at Eric Blank Injury Attorneys are knowledgeable with all variations of auto accidents, particularly rear-end accidents and are prepared to assist you in your claim against the at-fault party.

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