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Chicago Auto Accident Law – Rear End Collisions

Rear End Vehicle Collisions Commonly result in a Driver to experience a whiplash injury.  As the Driver’s Torso Jolts forward, the neck lags behind and eventually whips forward.  As Described in the diagram above, There are two types of whiplash injuries that can result from a rear end collision

1.Hyperextension: Vehicle strikes from behind, causing a quick backward throw of the head.

2.HyperFlexion: Torso shifts forward, whipping head forward.

Auto Accident Law

Auto accident injury and personal injury are a unique branch of law. If your legal problem or personal injury falls under auto accident injury laws, then consider speaking with a chicago lawyer who practices auto accident injury law. Auto accident injury law covers passenger vehicles, commercial trucks, motorcycle accidents and insurance claims, or most generally any vehicle that moves from place to place over roads.

Under our legal system, a victim has the right to the highest level of committed representation.

We help people fight and get proper compensation for persons impacted by acts of negligence.

Examples of Common vehicle accident injuries:

  • Whiplash injuries
  • Spinal cord or head injury
  • Fatal accidents
  • Wrongful death

Types of vehicle accidents:

  • Car and SUV accidents
  • Head-on collisions
  • Rear-end crashes
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • 18-wheeler trucking accidents

What Should you Do If You Suffer an Injury?

If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of a rear – end collision, you might have a valid claim to recover your expenses as a result of your accident. At The Horwitz Law Group, we have nearly 20 years of experience handling and winning complex automobile accident cases. We have recovered millions for our clients in settlement and verdict and are prepared to take any case to trial.

Call us at 312-641-9200 or contact us by e-mail to schedule a free consultation with an experienced car wreck and victims’ rights attorney.



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for a young lady who was run over by a private waste hauling company while crossing the street.


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for a law enforcement officer rear-ended by a truck.


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for an individual injured by a dog.


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for a driver rear-ended on the expressway.


for a client who had lawyers at another law firm trying to settle the accident case for only $60,000.

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