Most people pass rear-end accidents off as “fender benders,” and it’s easy to understand why: you might not feel pain right away, but serious injuries can result from the impact of thousands of pounds of mass hitting your car. When you’re rear-ended, the force from the vehicle behind you is transferred to your body. While your body may be abruptly stopped by a seat belt, your head and neck are thrown forward and backward causing severe whiplash, or other serious injuries such as:
If you’ve been involved in a rear-end collision, it’s extremely important to talk to a rear-end accident attorney before talking to any insurance company, including your own. It’s also very important to be seen by a doctor at the Emergency Room or an Urgent Care facility as soon as possible to ensure that you’re okay. A good rule to follow is: “when in doubt, get checked out.” Because the liability party will be responsible for your medical bills, you have nothing to lose and you have everything to gain.
Because we’re so confident in what we do, we work on a contingency basis. That means we get paid only if you get paid first. And, our fee is just a portion of your total settlement or verdict, so you never have to pay us out of your own pocket.