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Chicago Rear-End Collision Car Accident Lawyers

The National Safety Council found rear end collisions are the most common type of automobile accidents.  Rear end collisions usually result in whiplash because the driver and/or passengers often experience back and neck injuries.  The extent of the injuries may not be realized until a while later due to the adrenaline masking the pain.  Whiplash can cause pain for up to 3 months and can lead to chronic pain.  Some symptoms associated with whiplash are ringing in the ears, headaches, and pain in the lower back or neck.  Other injuries may occur such as broken bones due to the seat belt or airbag or brain injuries caused by the sudden jerk of the car. The Spinal Research Institute of San Diego found the leading cause of neck and cervical spine injuries are caused by whiplash.

Injuries can occur even if the collision is not at a high speed.  Low impact collisions between the speed of 1-25 mph cause difficult to treat neck injuries.  It’s estimated that on average, 25 percent of all rear end collisions result in whiplash.  The treatment for whiplash varies depending on the severity of the injury and the person’s condition.  The prognosis is affected by factors such as whether a seat belt was worn, if the driver’s or passenger’s head was turned, and the size of the cars.  Treatment can range from prescription medicine to a full neurological evaluation.  It is imperative to hire an experienced attorney that can hold the right party responsible and get the most compensation for your injuries.

After serving the Chicagoland area for nearly two decades, we understand the rights of injury victims. We know what benefits are provided under the law, and we know what it takes to obtain fair compensation for the injuries you have suffered. You can count on us to pursue every available option in an effort to get the justice you deserve.

To schedule a free initial consultation and discuss your rear-end collision case with an experienced lawyer, please contact The Horwitz Law Group. You can reach us via e-mail or call us at 312-641-9200.



Case Results


for a motor vehicle wrongful death case.


for a 75-year-old woman who suffered an above the knee amputation due to being run over by a private school bus.


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


for a trucking accident resulting in the death of the driver.


for a 70 year old man who died, without any living relatives, seven months after being hit by a car while crossing the street.


for a client whose family was killed by a street sweeper that ran a red light.


for a client injured in a 2005 Metra train derailment case.


for a minor rear-ended on an expressway in Kankakee.


for a premises liability accident resulting in below the knee amputation.


for a woman who was hit by a car while crossing the street.


for a client who was injured on the CTA red line train.


for a bicyclist hit by a car.


for a passenger injured in a rideshare rollover accident.


for a rideshare accident injury.


for a low-speed rear-end accident.


for injuries in a van accident pulling a trailer.


for a minor injured in a ride-share accident.


for a pedestrian injured due to a sidewalk defect.


for a passenger injured in a rideshare rollover accident.


for a driver injured in an auto accident.


for injuries from a right-turning truck.


for a family injured in an auto accident.


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


for a motorcyclist rear-ended.


for an individual injured by a dog.


for a bicyclist hit by a car while crossing the street.


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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