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Rear End Car Accident Lawyer

Philadelphia Lawyer Rear End Car Accident

If you rear end the vehicle in front of you, it does not matter if there was a sudden stop or weather issues, you are most probably at fault.

I Was in a Rear End Car Accident, What Do I Do?

First of all, call the police. Recording the incident through the police is very important, and it preserves what the other driver(s) say happened. Next, take pictures of your car and the other car. This way you can memorialize the visual property damage, in case it becomes an issue later in the case. Get the police to take the insurance information, and get to a doctor or ER to get checked out if you are hurt. It is important that you call your insurance company and tell them you are going to the hospital, so that they can give a claim number for payment. This way you will not get billed by the hospital and all its subcontractors for the ER visit. If not taken care of within the first thirty days, these bills can become a credit issue for you. At The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C., our lawyers and support staff are extremely knowledgeable about what to do when you are injured in a Car Accident. The consultation is free, just give us a call.

Can I Bring a Claim if I am Rear Ended?

Of course you can. If your property was damaged, you can bring a claim for the economic damages you have suffered, and if you were injured, you can bring a claim for the injuries and pain and suffering. With Car Accidents, you have to prove negligence and causation.


When the duty to act as a reasonably prudent person would behave is not met, it is called negligence. The driver of a car behind you has a duty to keep an assured clear distance from your car. The fact that he or she contacted your car by rear-ending you means that he or she simply was not paying attention, or else following too closely. Either way, such drivers are 100% at fault.


Causation is the link between the accident and your injuries. For instance, the accident may have been severe, but it could not cause chicken pox. The injuries that you get from a rear end car accident have to flow from the accident itself. Therefore, broken bones, whiplash, headaches, fear of driving, and a whole host of other injuries can be caused by a rear end accident.

Once you have the elements of the claim, an experienced lawyer can handle your case and produce a good settlement or, if a trial is necessary, verdict. At The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C., our lawyers have handled thousands of rear end accidents and are happy to consult with you for free regarding yours. Give us a call, and make an appointment if you feel you need to consult with one of our car accident lawyers.

Fighting for Clients Involved in Rear End Car Accidents

At The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C., we fight for our clients even in cases where the property damage is minimal or the injuries are not that limiting. No case is too small or too large for us to handle. In the current atmosphere of lawsuits and Personal Injury Claims, you need someone to fight for you. It's a free consultation, so just call the office and make an appointment. It's that easy.

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