Some of the most common types of car accidents are rear-end accidents. That’s also probably why so many people think rear-end crashes aren’t that serious. But if you or a loved one has been injured in a rear-end car accident, you know just how serious these accidents can be for everyone involved.
In an instant, you can sustain a serious head or neck injury, including whiplash, a term used to describe painful neck injuries caused by someone’s neck being violently thrust forward and backward in a car accident.
If you or a loved was hurt in a rear-end accident in Illinois, make sure you take your case seriously right from the start. Make sure you talk to a rear-end car accident lawyer at Coplan & Crane right away. We can help you every step of the way.
Common causes of rear-end car accidents
Rear-end car accidents happen for many different reasons. Some of the most common causes include:
- Texting drivers
- Distracted drivers
- Drunk drivers
- Drivers falling asleep at the wheel
- Reckless driving
It only takes a second for a driver to look away and cause a crash that can change someone’s life forever. We understand the seriousness of your accident – and we want to help.
How our law firm can help you
The biggest obstacle accident victims often face after a rear-end accident involves the other driver denying they did anything wrong. In fact, they might even try to claim that you did something to cause your crash, even if you were rear-ended.
And then there’s the insurance companies. They often do everything they can to reduce or deny your claim altogether. That’s not right. That’s why we take such cases so seriously. We believe that reckless or negligent drivers should be held accountable for their actions. And if their insurance company refuses to pay, we’re prepared to take them to court.
Put your trust in a Chicago rear-end accident attorney who puts your interests first. Contact us and schedule your free case evaluation today.