What Personal Injury Lawyers Need to Know About Low Speed Accidents
Low Speed Car Accidents and Bodily Injury
Dr Barry Marks, Chiropractor
The speed at which accident victims may be injured in rear-impact car crashes is amazingly low.
Recent research articles have shown that the human threshold for neck injuries in a rear-impact automobile collision is only 2.5 mph. For years the personal injury field has used 5 mph as a consensus figure for injuries. Brault, et al has shown that the 5 mph figure was indeed double the actual figure. Others have shown that slow speed collisions actually cause more injury than collisions with more vehicle damage.
Plaintiff personal injury attorneys interested in using citable scientific evidence to overcome defense arguments of “no cash, no crash.”
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