Rear-End Car Accident Attorney in Rochester
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Rear-end accidents are one of the most common types of
car accidents in the state of New York. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration (NHTSA), collisions involving one motor vehicle striking
the back of another and account for approximately 30 percent of all motor
vehicle accidents. Despite their common nature, these collisions can cause
those involved to suffer serious injuries and possible lifelong debilitation.
If you have been hurt in a rear-end accident in Rochester, a knowledgeable
car accident attorney from The Law Office of Robert King can advocate
on your behalf and fight to recover maximum compensation on your behalf.
Countless clients have trusted the firm to handle their cases for the following reasons:
- “Excellent” Avvo Rating
- Hundreds of cases handled
- Compassionate representation
- Powerful courtroom presence
Tell us about your situation in greater detail during a
complimentary case evaluation.
Common Causes of Rear-End Collisions
A rear-end crash can occur as a result of a nearly endless combination
of circumstances, though driver negligence almost always plays some sort
of a part. In almost all cases, the driver who crashes into the car in
front of them is usually considered to be at fault.
Rear-end collisions are most commonly caused by:
While many of these collisions turn out to be little more than “fender
benders,” rear-end accidents at higher speeds or between vehicles
of vastly different sizes can result in serious injuries. Whiplash is
the most commonly occurring injury, though head trauma, spinal cord damage,
concussions, broken bones, and lacerations can result from more serious
incidents. Since some of these injuries can have delayed symptoms and
not surface until a certain amount of time has passed, it is urgent you
seek medical attention as soon as possible if you should ever be involved
in a rear-end crash.
Compensation for Rear-End Accident Victims
no fault insurance is standard in New York, you are always entitled to at least
some compensation after an accident. If it can be determined that the
other driver was at fault for your crash, you may be entitled to recover
a wide range of monetary damages – even if they
do not have adequate insurance coverage. The attorneys at The Law Office of Robert King can examine the circumstances
of your crash and craft a strategy that maximizes your chances of securing
a fair settlement for your suffering. Should any disputes arise surrounding
your claim, the firm can negotiate with the involved insurance companies
and protect your rights every step of the way.
Compensation can be awarded for the following:
- Pain and suffering
- Medical bills
- Rehabilitation costs
- Lost income
- Property damage
Passionate Legal Advocacy, Ready to Fight for You
Nobody should have to deal with the consequences of another party’s
careless actions. At the Law Office of Robert King, the firm’s
Rochester personal injury attorney knows your rights and can provide the results-driven advocacy you need.
Through negotiations or possible litigation, the firm’s lawyer is
prepared to go the distance to ensure your wellbeing is protected during
this difficult time. With straightforward communication and unparalleled
legal knowledge, you can rest easy knowing your case is sure to be in
Call (585) 286-5124 today to get started towards filing a claim.