Rear-end accidents are among the most common types of vehicular collisions, often resulting from distracted driving, speeding, or sudden stops. If you’ve been involved in such an incident, you might be wondering about the compensation you can seek.
The aftermath of a rear-end accident can bring many challenges, from medical bills to lost wages, so it’s crucial to know your rights and potential avenues for reimbursement. At Castan Lecca & Boeschen, we aim to provide a comprehensive overview of the compensations you can pursue.
In many instances, the driver who rear-ends another vehicle is often considered at fault due to following too closely or not paying adequate attention. However, there can be scenarios where the front driver may share some blame:
Understanding the specifics of liability can influence the compensation one can seek, so always ensure detailed documentation of the accident circumstances.
Several factors come into play when determining the compensation amount:
While every case is unique, understanding the average settlement for rear-end collisions in Georgia can provide a starting point. Factors like the location of the crash, the insurance companies involved, and your representation can influence the settlement.
Rear-end accident cases can vary widely based on the specifics of the incident. It’s crucial to consult with a legal expert to get an accurate estimate for your particular situation.
Being involved in a rear-end accident can be a harrowing experience. Beyond the immediate shock and damage, navigating the legal avenues for appropriate compensation can be daunting.
However, armed with the proper knowledge and legal assistance, you can ensure that you’re adequately compensated for the damages incurred. Remember, every case has its nuances, so it’s essential to approach it with a comprehensive understanding and the proper support.
While it might seem straightforward to claim compensation after a rear-end accident, navigating the legal and insurance systems can be complex:
Some victims of rear-end collisions might require prolonged rehabilitation, especially in cases of whiplash or spinal injuries. It’s essential to understand and account for:
Considering these factors while seeking compensation ensures you’re adequately covered for present and future challenges.
If you or a loved one has been involved in a rear-end accident and are seeking compensation, the dedicated attorneys at Castan Lecca & Boeschen are here to guide you every step of the way.
With our wealth of experience and commitment to our clients, we’ll ensure you get the justice you deserve. Contact us today to schedule a consultation, and let us advocate for your rights.
Michael Boeschen (Mike) was born in Wichita, KS and raised in Chattanooga, TN. Mike graduated from The McCallie School and went on to study history, Spanish, and Latin American Studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. After graduation, he went on to pursue a law degree from the University Of Georgia School Of Law. During law school, Mike participated in the Legal Aid Clinic, assisting in the defense of indigent criminal defendants. Mike has been licensed to practice law in Georgia since 2002 and his main practice area consists of representing injured workers as they navigate through the Georgia workers’ compensation system. Mike is also fluent in Spanish. In his spare time Mike enjoys following soccer, cooking, and spending time with his wife and two young daughters. Mike and his family are parishioners of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Sandy Springs, GA
Dan Castan is a senior partner at Castan and Lecca, PC in Buckhead and represents injured workers before the State Board of Workers’ Compensation and plaintiffs in State and Superior Courts of Georgia for injuries suffered in accidents. Dan litigated one of the seminal claims securing the rights of undocumented workers to receive Workers’ Compensation benefits in the state of Georgia when injured in the case of Wet Walls, Inc. vs. Ledesma. Dan has successfully fought and settled multi million dollar cases. He was born and raised in Newark, New Jersey to immigrant parents from Cuba. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston College and received his Juris Doctor from The Washington College of Law at The American University in Washington D.C. Dan was admitted to the Georgia Bar in November, 1993. He is an active member of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Atlanta Bar Association and the Workers’ Compensation Section of the State Bar of Georgia. Dan is a founding member and Director of the Latino Victory Fund Georgia and serves on the Board of The Latin American Association. Dan has been dedicated to getting Latinos elected to local, state and Federal offices in Georgia. He has been a Big Brother through Big Brothers and Sisters of Metro Atlanta and a mentor through The Latin American Association’s mentor/mentee program. Dan is married with two children.