Rear-end collisions result in various types of injuries and damages to property especially those involving speeding drivers. Such collisions occur when a driver strikes a vehicle in front of them. Most cases of rear-end accidents are caused by tailgating, speeding drivers, inattention or distracted driving, DUI driving and brake failure.
Such accidents could result in major injuries to victims involved. The driver traveling behind is in most cases blamed for a rear-end collision but there are instances when the driver in front is at fault. The authorities often conduct an investigation to determine fault in a collision. The driver found to be at fault will be held liable for all injuries caused to victims or damage to property. Whiplash is the most common injury associated with rear-end collisions. Such injuries could cause long term pain and discomfort and a victim may be forced to stay out of work to nurse them.
A victim of a rear-end collision may have a right to recover damages from the responsible party. Damages permitted to such victims include medical expenses, loss of income, loss of earning capacity, loss of enjoyment of life, emotional stress and pain and suffering. The at-fault driver