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Rear End Collisions

A rear end collision is an accident that involves an automobile colliding into the rear end of another automobile. An automobile accident like this can often be very severe depending on the speed of the vehicle colliding with another. Studies show that a rear end collision with another vehicle is comparable to colliding with a solid surface, like a wall, at half the speed. As a result, people involved in these accidents can suffer severe injuries, including damage to the spinal cord or brain.

Liability for a Rear End Collision

Rear end collisions are the most common type of car accident in the United States, accounting for about 2.5 million of car accidents every year. The majority of these incidents are caused by the second driver, who may have collided with the first because he or she was not paying attention to the road. However, the first driver may actually be liable if he or she caused the accident by failing to maintain functional brake lights.

If you have suffered injuries or property damage in a rear end collision due to someone else’s negligence, you may be eligible to receive compensation for your related expenses. Our Lake Geneva rear end collision attorneys can help you understand and protect your rights.

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If you have been involved in a rear end collision, you may have grounds for a legal claim. Contact Lake Geneva car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874. We will fight to recover the losses that you have suffered and try to get justice for your accident.

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