Car And Truck Crashes From Behind
Common wisdom regarding rear-end collisions tells us that it is nearly always the fault of the car coming from behind. Why? Because we assume that every motorist should keep a safe following distance and be prepared to stop and prevent collisions from behind.
However, for every rule there are exceptions. This is true for rear-end collisions, however logical it may seem to say that the car coming from behind caused the crash. In fact, there are often mitigating factors such as other drivers’ traffic violations, unpredictable road conditions and unavoidable crashes in places such as tunnels, bridges or other roadways lacking shoulders.
If you were hit from behind and in turn hit the car in front of you, you may be considered at fault in the second collision even though the first collision forced you into it.
Figuring out who was at fault and how to obtain maximum compensation for your injuries is not a job for amateurs. It is important to work with an experienced, established personal injury lawyer with a strong track record. At Glenda Mitchell Law Firm, you will find such an attorney ready to fight for your right to fair compensation.
Get The Legal Advice You Need After A Rear-End Collision
If you were in the car coming from behind, does that mean you don’t have a chance at recovering compensation? Never assume anything before consulting with an experienced motor vehicle accident attorney. Glenda Mitchell Law Firm can initiate an investigation that may offer avenues of recovery for you. Getting your legal case underway is important, just as getting quality medical care is.
If you have been injured in a crash in Georgia, we want to help ensure that you do get the medical treatment you need. After a rear-end collision resulting in injury, regarding which position your car was in, call our Cartersville office at 678-721-0417 for a free initial consultation. In Alabama, call our Auburn office at 334-604-7927. In South Carolina, contact our Greenville office at 864-326-3073 or use our contact form to make an appointment. If you are injured, we can meet you at the hospital.