Jacksonville Rear End Collision Lawyer
Rear-end accidents are the most common type of car accident, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), making up roughly 29 percent of all auto crashes. If you’ve been injured in a rear-end accident, a Jacksonville rear end accident lawyer can help you get the justice you deserve.
For a FREE consultation with an experienced Jacksonville rear-end accident attorney, please call (910) 455-5599 or complete the quick and easy form below. There are no upfront costs, and you won’t pay any attorney fees unless we recover compensation for you.
Rear-End Accidents in Jacksonville, NC
Based on the NHTSA’s data, we can reasonably estimate that 551 rear-end accidents occurred in Jacksonville, North Carolina in 2019 alone. Many of these accidents resulted in injury. According to data released by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), 29 percent of all auto accidents in Jacksonville in 2019 resulted in injury, meaning that an estimated 160 accidents resulting in injury were caused by rear-end collisions in Jacksonville, North Carolina, in 2019.
Many rear-end collisions are caused by distracted driving, which NCDOT says is involved in roughly 19 percent of all accidents.
Statute of Limitations in North Carolina
If you’ve been injured in a rear-end auto accident in Jacksonville, NC, don’t wait to file a claim or lawsuit. The statute of limitations for personal injury claims in North Carolina dictates that an injury claim be filed no later than three years from the date of injury. In wrongful death claims, the time period is just two years from the date of death.
An experienced Jacksonville auto accident attorney handling rear-end accident claims can help advise you on your legal rights and investigate the facts and circumstances of the accident. Don’t wait — the longer you wait, the more you risk not meeting the statute of limitations deadline, and the harder it may be to win your case and recover compensation for you.
Call (910) 455-5599 today for a free, no-obligation consultation with an experienced rear-end accident attorney in Jacksonville, North Carolina.
Common Injuries in Rear-End Accidents
Rear-end accidents occur when a vehicle collides with the rear of the vehicle in front. This often happens when the vehicle in front brakes suddenly or comes to a stop. Distracted driving is often involved.
Rear-end accidents can result in a wide range of injuries, from mild to life-threatening and even deadly. In more than three decades serving the people of North Carolina, our Jacksonville rear-end car crash attorneys have handled cases involving all types of injuries, including:
- Head injuries (including traumatic brain injury)
- Neck injuries, including whiplash
- Spinal cord injuries
- Broken bones (fractures)
- Shouder injuries
- Injuries related to seatbelt use
- Injuries related to airbag deployment
- Injuries caused by ejection from the vehicle
- Loss of limbs (amputations)
- Semi-paralysis or paralysis
- Internal bleeding and organ damage
- Emotional injury like PTSD
Rear End Car Accident Lawyer in Jacksonville, NC
If you’ve been injured in a rear end accident, call (910) 455-5599 for a free consultation with an experienced Jacksonville rear-end accident lawyer at Riddle & Brantley. We will review your case for free and advise you on your best legal options. If we don’t succeed in getting you compensation for your injuries and other damages, we don’t get paid attorney fees. It’s as simple as that.
Call (910) 455-5599 or complete the fast and easy form below. We are ready to help however we can at a moment’s notice.
Since 2000 alone, we’ve recovered more than $600 million in total compensation for victims of others’ negligence (see disclaimer below). We would love to help you and your loved ones.
A Jacksonville injury lawyer can dramatically increase your chances of recovering compensation for injuries suffered in a rear-end accident. Don’t wait. Call today.
*** Disclaimer: The results mentioned are intended to illustrate the type of cases handled by the firm. These results do not guarantee a similar outcome, and they should not be construed to constitute a promise or guarantee of a particular result in any particular case. Every case is different, and the outcome of any case depends upon a variety of factors unique to that case.