Rear End Collisions

Massachusetts Rear End Car Accident Lawyers

Rear end accidents are some of the most common vehicle crashes nationwide. However, they can also cause serious injury and property damage. These collisions happen when the front end of one car hits the rear end of another vehicle. More than 2.5 million rear end accidents are reported each year, according to the National Safety Council. Often referred to as "whiplash accidents," these crashes commonly cause spinal injuries. They can also result in numerous other injuries, and may even be fatal.

A person injured in a rear end accident may have the right to seek damages from the responsible driver or other party. That includes medical bills, lost wages, property damage, and pain and suffering, among other damages. Obtaining such recovery often means dealing with insurance companies and may require a lawsuit. The Yarmouth personal injury lawyers at the Law Office of John C. Manoog III combine more than 146 years of experience representing clients in wide range of injury and accident cases, including those related to rear end collisions. We are dedicated to helping clients get their lives back on track after a crash by seeking the maximum financial recovery, either by negotiating with an insurance company, or litigating the matter in a court of law.

Causes of Rear End Crashes

There is a nearly endless array of factors that can lead to a rear end accident or multi-car pileup. Most are related to careless or inattentive behavior that takes a driver's eyes off the road, such as:

  • Cell phone use
  • Texting
  • Reading
  • Changing radio stations
  • Eating
  • Programming navigation systems
  • Loading CDs
  • Grooming or looking in the mirror

Regardless of the reason for a crash, under Massachusetts law, the responsible driver is liable for the injuries he or she causes if the collision arose from a failure to exercise reasonable care. An experienced personal injury lawyer can help guide an injured person through the legal recovery process and fight for the client's right to financial recovery.

At The Law Offices of John C. Manoog III We Help You Hold Negligent Drivers Responsible for the Harm They Cause

In Massachusetts, all drivers have a legal duty to act with due care while driving. Someone who is injured in an auto accident arising from another person’s failure to fulfill that legal duty, also known as “negligence,” is eligible under the law to seek financial recovery for the damages they have suffered, including:

  • Medical bills
  • Property damage
  • Lost wages
  • Reduced earning capacity
  • Emotional Distress
  • Psychological counseling
  • Pain and suffering

To maximize their chances of recovering the full amount of damages, it is essential that car accident victims seek the advice of a knowledgeable, competent personal injury lawyer.

Many Actions We Take Can Include the Following:
  • Ensure you are receiving proper medical treatment for your injuries
  • Help with your property damage claim
  • Seek compensation for your lost wages
  • Communicate directly with the insurance companies
  • Obtain evidence including witness statements, photographs, and expert opinions
  • Investigate your accident
  • Obtain and evaluate police and operator reports
  • Seek reimbursement for your medical bills
  • Review all available sources of insurance
  • Seek reimbursement for any other expense related to your accident
  • Help you arrange for a rental car
  • Evaluate your injuries
  • Obtain and evaluate medical records
  • Negotiate your claim in order to achieve a successful result for you
  • Analyze any long term financial needs, future wage loss, or medical care
  • Prepare each case as if it is going to trial to maximize its value
Our Cape Cod Lawyers Can Help You

At the Law Offices of John C. Manoog, III, we are experienced personal injury attorneys who know the law as it relates to rear end and other car accidents. We understand how to present the strongest possible case on behalf of our clients. Among other victories, we have recently obtained settlements of more than $1.5 million for the family of a person killed in a motor vehicle accident, $1 million for a client who suffered facial injuries in a car accident, and more than $500,000 for a client whose back was injured in a crash.

If you or a loved one has suffered harm in a rear end accident, call the Massachusetts car accident attorneys at the Law Offices of John C. Manoog III. Our lawyers are available to discuss your individual case in a no-cost consultation, and we provide night, Saturday and Sunday, and offsite hours. Contact us by phone at 888.262.6664 or online. We proudly represent clients in a number of local communities, including Eastham, Marstons Mills, and Dennis Port. Nós Falamos Português.

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