Rear-End Collisions: The Basics

Rear-end collisions are one of the most common types of auto accidents on Georgia roadways. Sadly, they are also some of the most serious, often resulting in severe injury and, in some cases, death. Common injuries associated with rear-end accidents include:

  • Whiplash
  • Head and brain injuries
  • Back and spinal injuries, which may result in paralysis
  • Broken bones, particularly ribs
  • Lacerations, including facial lacerations, which may lead to disfigurement

If you have suffered these or any other injuries in a read-end collision, you need to contact the Law Office of Brian C. McCarthy, P.C., right away. With more than 10 years of experience, attorney Brian C. McCarthy will review the circumstances of your accident and help you pursue any damages you may be entitled. As a former insurance defense lawyer, he knows the tricks and techniques the other side may use, and he will put this knowledge to work for you to get the compensation you deserve.

Contact Atlanta rear-end collision attorney Brian C. McCarthy today and schedule your FREE consultation. You can reach him online or by phone at 404-692-7577. You will not owe any attorney fees unless he wins you a recovery, so there is no reason not to call today.

Who Is At Fault?

While every situation is different, rear-end collisions are often the fault of the driver who rear-ended the car in the front. This is primarily because every driver has a duty to follow other vehicles on the road at a safe distance ― meaning the driver is expected to have enough space to slow down and/or stop should the car ahead unexpectedly hit the brakes.

However, not every car accident is black and white. In fact, establishing liability may be difficult following some rear-end accidents, which is why it is always best to contact a lawyer as soon as possible. An experienced attorney can help you gather evidence of fault and deal with uncooperative insurance companies.