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accident.There is less damage to...
What is that called when you are involved in an auto accident.There is less damage to the vehicle. The impact force transfered to driver. The driver sustain more of the injury damage.
Can you explain or send me a link
Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Personal Injury Law
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Personal Injury Lawyer: Patrick, Esq., Attorney replied 8 months ago
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Hello and welcome. I must confess I'm not exactly sure what you are asking. Can you clarify your question perhaps?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Auto accident
Alot of damage to vehicle the drive sustain little injury. (Thus the car sustain the injury).
Less damage to a vehicle. Driver sustain the injury because it was transferred to driver.Something like that
Personal Injury Lawyer: Patrick, Esq., Attorney replied 8 months ago

Thank you.

I am not aware of a specific term that describes this and I practice personal injury law and routinely deal with car accidents. I would simply describe the effect as a "direct transfer of energy" from the at-fault driver's vehicle to the plaintiff/victim. Since the car did not absorb the energy by collapsing, the car was jolted more violently by the impact and the victim bore the brunt of the force. Sort of the equivalent to falling wrapped in bubble wrap (which pops and folds to absorb the impact) versus falling directly skin and bone onto the hard floor.

I would just try explaining this in your demand letter to the at-fault driver's insurance. The phenomenon you are describing is well known and understood. In my experience it applies lot when a TRUCK is rear ended. Trucks have very stiff rear ends because they are designed to carry loads in the back. So when a truck is rear ended it will not crumple and there is usually very little visible damage, even when the transfer of energy is enormous. This can happen with cars, too, though.

I hope this helps.

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Personal Injury Lawyer: Patrick, Esq., Attorney replied 8 months ago

Was there anything else I can do for you?

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Personal Injury Lawyer: Patrick, Esq., Attorney replied 8 months ago

Hello again,

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Very best wishes.

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