Motorists in Lousiana have to worry about protecting themselves from many different types of motor vehicle accidents. A very common type of collision is a rear-end accident. These types of accidents can cause serious injuries and fatalities. People who suffer injuries in a rear-end collision or the families of people who are killed may want to consult with an experienced rear end accident lawyer Monroe at Broussard & Hart. An attorney might help his or her clients to recover more compensation for their losses than they might be able to recover on their own.
Rear-end Accidents and Negligence
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, rear-end collisions are the most common type of car accident in the U.S. and account for 29% of all crashes. This accidents happen when a rear vehicle collides into the vehicle in front. A motorist may be negligent in a rear-end collision when he or she fails to exercise reasonable care and causes the accident and injuries to others.