Worcester Rear-End Collision Lawyer
About Injuries Often Sustained in Rear-End Collisions
Rear-end collisions are probably the most common type of motor vehicle accident. Rear-end collisions can be caused by drivers who are speeding because they are in a hurry, or travelling too closely behind another vehicle, or who are inattentive or distracted.
Rear-end accidents can occur because drivers may be under the influence of alcohol or not paying attention because they are using a cell phone or are texting. Even road conditions such as ice or snow can affect the ability of a driver to stop in a safe and timely manner.
The most common kind of injury caused by rear-end collisions are so-called neurologic injuries. These injuries involve damage to neck muscles, tendons, and ligaments and are often diagnosed by medical professionals as sprains or strains. Similar type injuries can involve the entire back or spine and other joints. These injuries can be quite significant in that they may involve a stretching or tearing of muscles and ligaments which can cause pain and affect normal physical function. Under some circumstances, more serious injuries to spinal discs can occur, as well as other broken bones, and neurologic injuries which can cause pain, limitation of motion, and impair or affect quality of life.
Other serious injuries which can be caused by rear-end collisions include broken bones, head and concussion injuries, spinal cord injuries, and injuries to internal organs. Although many individuals may recover within weeks or months of an accident, some do not ever fully recover but have permanent and long-lasting effects.
Call toll-free 508-755-7535 in Worcester or Metro West for expert legal advice about a rear end collision
If you are injured in this kind of accident, contact Attorney Peter Ventura who has over 25 years of experience in handling rear-end collisions. Rear-end collisions often involve unique fact patterns and damages which require the evaluation of an experienced personal injury attorney. Contact the law office of Peter Ventura, Attorney at Law, for a free consultation.