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After A Car Accident, Kevin Hart Is Recovering

Dec 14, 2019Dan Doyle Law GroupCar Accident

A few months ago, we learned that Kevin Hart was involved in a horrific car crash. Ever since then, we have been tracking the progress of this Philadelphia native. The producer, actor, and comedian holds a special place in many people’s hearts in this area. Today, the Philadelphia auto accident lawyers at the Dan Doyle Law Group want to discuss Hart’s accident as well as some of the common causes of car accidents in this area.

How is Kevin Hart doing after his car accident?

Many residents of Philadelphia were worried back in September when news began to circulate Kevin Hart had been involved in a serious car accident. The incident took place in Calabasas, CA.

Hart was riding as a passenger in his 1970 Plymouth Barracuda. The vehicle was being driven by his friend Jared Black. Police say that Black was making a turn onto Mulholland Highway when he accelerated and lost control of the vehicle. The Plymouth Barracuda careened through a fence, down an embankment, and slammed into a tree. Hart and Black were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Black’s fiancée, Rebecca Broxterman, was also in the vehicle at the time of the crash. Thankfully, she did not sustain any major injuries.

None of the people inside the vehicle were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.

Four months later, Kevin Hart is still recovering from major injuries as a result of his crash. He has undergone extensive treatment in physical therapy. Hart says the crash has changed his world forever.

Car crashes are a common occurrence in Philadelphia

It goes without saying that all drivers should wear their seatbelts inside of a vehicle. Seatbelts save lives. This is an unquestionable fact. All drivers must be aware of the dangers on the roadway. Taking some data from the latest reporting year from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, we know that there were over 128,000 vehicle accidents across the Commonwealth. Out of these incidents:

  • 1,190 people were killed
  • 78,219 people were injured

Most vehicle crashes that happen and Philadelphia are the result of driver error or negligence. This can include:

  • Failing to obey traffic laws
  • Operating while impaired by alcohol or drugs
  • Operating while distracted by cell phones or other electronic devices
  • Speeding and general reckless operation of a vehicle

The Philadelphia car accident attorneys at the Dan Doyle Law Group Regularly help clients who have suffered serious injuries as a result of car accidents.

We can help you through this

If you or somebody you care about has been injured in a car accident caused by someone else’s careless or negligent driving, please seek legal assistance immediately. At the Dan Doyle Law Group, our knowledgeable and experienced team is ready to get to work securing the compensation you need, which can include:

  • Any medical expenses related to the crash
  • Lost income if you cannot work while recovering
  • Pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment of life damages
  • Possible punitive damages against the negligent driver

When you need a Philadelphia car accident attorney, you can contact us by clicking here or calling 215-987-3730 for a free consultation.

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