Though all vehicular accidents are dangerous, rear-end collisions often cause severe, even fatal, injuries. In fact, rear-end collisions account for close to one-third of all motor vehicle accidents. And, it doesn’t take a high-speed crash to result in serious damage. Drivers and passengers can sustain lasting injuries from rear-end collisions at lower speeds, too.Do You Have a Case?
Even if you are not hurt badly enough to require emergency care, you should always see a doctor after an accident. A medical professional can evaluate your condition and identify injuries that may not be immediately apparent.
Here are the most common injuries resulting from rear-end collisions:
Traffic safety experts believe 60-90% of rear-end collisions could be prevented by built-in detection and warning systems. However, the majority of cars currently on the road are not equipped with these technologies. Until the situation changes, the following tips can help drivers avoid these dangerous accidents:
“We may be driving less during the current health crisis, but we also have more on our minds,” said Mark Bernstein of The Sam Bernstein Law Firm. “When you’re driving, keep your hands on the wheel and your eyes and mind on the road. And, if you do have an accident, remember we are only a phone call away. Working remotely, our skilled legal team will protect your rights and help you win the compensation you deserve.”
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