Rear-End Auto Accidents
The number of vehicles registered in California is so great that it ranks first in the 50 U.S. states. California has more registered vehicles than Texas and Florida combined, ranked second and third respectively. This is probably no surprise if you sit in traffic going to or from your place of employment in California.The sheer number of vehicles on the road in places like San Jose, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Fresno, Sacramento, San Diego, and the surrounding cities places each driver at higher risk for a rear-end auto accident. The San Jose rear-end auto accident attorneys at Farling, Hecht & Davis, LLP can help in the event you are involved in a rear-end auto accident.
A rear-end auto accident occurs when one vehicle hits the rear of the vehicle in front of it. In fact, rear-end auto accidents are one of the more common types of injury-causing auto accidents.There are many other reasons a rear-end collisions may occur, some of which may implicate negligence on the part of one of the drivers or another party. It is a popular misconception that the driver of a vehicle that rear-ends another vehicle is at fault for the rear-end auto accident. This is simply not the case under California law, but in practice the rear driver does tend to be found at fault in most rear-end auto accidents.
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Injuries Caused By Rear-end Accidents
Auto accidents, particularly rear-end auto accidents have the potential to cause serious medical injuries, some of which may lead to long-term complications. One of the most common injuries that rear-end accident victims sustain is whiplash, which is a non-medical term referring to a variety of neck and spinal injuries. In addition to whiplash, rear-end auto accidents can cause other injuries such:
- Spinal injuries
- Disc bulge
- Disc herniation
- Disc protrusion
- Spine misalignment
- Neck injuries
- Leg injuries
- Knee injuries
- Dental injuries
- Brain injury
- Bone fractures
San Jose Rear-End Auto Accident Attorneys
The experienced San Jose rear-end auto accident attorneys at Farling, Hecht & Davis, LLP will be able to review the circumstances of your accident and help determine whether you have any liability or prove fault on part of the other driver. Please contact one of our dedicated San Jose rear-end accident attorneys at 408.295.6100 for a free consultation to discuss your claim.