In most cases, a rear-end car accident will be considered the fault of the following driver. In rare cases, the following driver may not be found to be solely at fault. If the leading driver stopped illegally or pulled out directly in front of the following driver, he or she may be deemed to be partially responsible. An insurance company will frequently engage in actions to reduce the value of a claim, even in cases in which the liability is clear. A settlement offer may be far lower than is possible, and it is advised that you speak with our car accident attorney in Albuquerque before you provide any information to the insurance company of the negligent driver. How your case is managed can have a great impact on the final settlement negotiated for you.
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It is imperative that you consult with an experienced Albuquerque injury lawyer if you have been injured in a rear-end accident. You can trust our firm to provide you with exemplary legal counsel and excellent personal service.
In some cases, a rear-end car accident will lead to catastrophic injuries, often in collisions involving high speed, drunk driving, or when a secondary impact takes place. Common injuries in rear-end car accidents include:
If you have suffered an injury in a rear-end accident, you may be entitled to additional personal injury damages for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and various other damages. If you are wondering whether to accept a settlement the insurance company has offered, speak with an injury attorney in Albuquerque who has been listed as a Super Lawyer® from 2014 - 2016, and who is also a Board Certified Trial Lawyer! We take our duty to our clients seriously, and understand how important it is that you get fairly compensated, and the desperate need for just compensatory damages.
Contact us for immediate assistance after a rear-end accident.