Rear-End Accidents in Orange County
Experienced Orange County Car Accident Lawyer
The Orange County injury attorney and staff at Gill Law Group, PC represents victims of rear-end collisions and other auto accidents.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a rear-end accident, then you should speak with the Gill Law Group, PC without delay. Our firm has helped countless clients in filing auto accident injury claims and we have earned a reputation of diligence and success.
No Legal Fees Until You Win!
The best part of working with our firm is that you don't have to pay unless we win your case! Our firm operates on a contingency basis, so we only get paid if you get paid.
We will receive a pre-negotiated percentage of any recovery we can obtain on your behalf. We will also advance expenses such as filing fees to only be reimbursed from recovery.
Contact our firm now by calling (949) 681-9952 or filling out an online form.
What Is a Rear-End Accident?
A rear-end accident is a traffic collision where one moving vehicle runs into the vehicle in front of them. According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a rear-end collision occurs every 8 seconds in the United States with an average of about 2 ½ million rear-end collisions per year.
Causes for Rear-End Accidents
Most rear-end accidents involve some type of carelessness or negligence conduct on part of the driver of the rear vehicle that prevented them from stopping in time to avoid the collision.
These careless acts include:
- Texting and driving
- Using a cell phone
- Changing the radio station
- Grooming and looking in the mirror
- Turning to talk to passengers
- Playing with the GPS Navigation system
In some other cases, drivers fail to stop and avoid the collision because of excessive speed, fatigue, or intoxication.
Injured in a car accident but don't have health insurance?
If you are injured in a car accident but do not have health insurance to pay for your treatment, we encourage you to call our office and we may be able to assist you in finding a physician who will treat your injuries with a lien on the case.
Common Rear-End Accident Injuries
Rear-end accidents can result in many different types of injuries, some of them more serious than others. Whiplash is the most frequently resulting injury from a rear-end accident. The sudden impact forces the neck to bounce back-and-forth resulting in neck pain that can often last for years. Studies have shown that even a very low-speed collision can leave long-lasting pain and discomfort. Here is a quick list of injuries typically suffered in a rear-end collision:
- Brain Injury
Individuals often do not begin to feel pain immediately after the accident. Sometimes the pain sets in the several days after the collision. If you've been rear ended and feel any sense of discomfort, it is best to seek medical attention immediately. Additionally, we highly encourage you to contact an Orange County personal injury attorney to protect your rights to recover for your injuries as soon as possible after the accident.
Need a lawyer for a rear-end accident in Orange County?
The liability or fault of the driver that rear ended you is typically not in dispute. If the police are called, the driver who rear ended you is often cited by the officer for speeding, failing to stop or committing another violation of traffic laws. The key task of an auto accident attorney lies in proving the extent of injuries, pain and suffering. The insurance companies notoriously deny compensation of some of the most obvious and painful injuries. They tend to hide behind the possibility of how you may get better.
A trained auto accident attorney understands nuances of negotiation and presentation of evidence in auto accident cases to maximize your recovery and hold insurance companies to answer for your injuries. If you are looking for an attorney for a rear-end accident, contact Gill Law Group, PC today to speak with an Orange County car accident lawyer about your case. We offer a free accident case evaluation to all prospective personal injury clients!