About Rear-End Accidents
When a vehicle is struck in a rear end collision, the unsuspecting occupants
of the vehicle being hit are at great risk for severe injury because the
impact is unexpected and the victim had no opportunity to brace or protect
themselves. There are many potential causes of
rear end collisions such as a failure of the braking system in an improperly cared for vehicle or
drunk driving, but the leading cause of these types of collisions is
If you or a family member has been injured in a rear end accident, you
need to contact a skilled and
experienced personal injury lawyer right away. At Bostwick & Peterson, we will fight for maximum compensation
for you. Our firm has the proven track record of success you need. We
have collected over $500 million for our clients and hold both state and
national records for verdicts and settlements.
What should I do after being rear-ended?
In the aftermath of a
car accident, insurance agents will quickly and aggressively attempt to settle your
case for the least amount possible. Do not agree to a settlement or provide
personal information or medical records without first contacting our firm.
We have extensive experience handling large insurance companies and we
do not accept low offers that don't reflect the real damages in the
case. We will aggressively protect your rights and best interests. Our
knowledgeable firm will carefully evaluate your case and use our extensive
resources, including medical experts, to vigorously pursue the best result
Were you injured in a collision?
The most frequently occurring injury in rear end collision cases is whiplash and
concussion. Being struck from behind causes a tremendous amount of force to be absorbed
by your back and spine, which can lead to a
spinal cord injury. Depending on the force of the impact, you may also be at risk of suffering
catastrophic injuries. Unfortunately, in most cases accident victims suffer financial hardship
due to lost wages and medical bills. An accident can change the rest of
your life as many injuries require life-long medical care. Our firm has
over 60 years of combined experience assisting families through the most
stressful and agonizing periods of their lives. We may be able to assist
you in seeking full compensation so you do not have to worry about mounting
bills, rather you can focus your attention of recovery.