It is something we all know is a possibility but none of us want to think about each day – getting into a vehicle accident. While we all take the steps necessary to stay safe when we are out on the road, we know that there are unpredictable situations that arise. Often, car crashes happen due to another person’s negligence.
At the Dan Doyle Law Group, we want to help if you have been injured in a car crash. Our team will work to secure the compensation you need for all of your accident-related expenses. When you need a West Chester car accident attorney, we are here for you.
We want to jump right in and give you the statistics from the latest report from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. They tell us that during the last reporting year, there were 128,188 total vehicle accidents. Out of those, there were:
We know that the vast majority of vehicle accidents result in only property damage, but all too often we see the following, sometimes catastrophic, injuries:
Each of the above injuries requires immediate and extensive medical care that can end up costing hundreds of thousands of dollars. We also want you to keep in mind that even minor injuries can result in major medical bills.
What happens if insurance does not cover all of these expenses? Have you considered the hidden expenses of vehicle accidents: lost wages if the victim cannot work, home and vehicle accommodations, caregiver expenses, and more?
While driver negligence is responsible for most vehicle accidents, there are a few ways in which a driver’s behavior is so bad that they must be held accountable for their actions. This can include:
Anytime someone else’s negligence causes injuries, they should be held accountable both criminally and civilly.
If you or someone you love has been involved in a vehicle accident that was caused by someone else’s reckless or careless driving behavior, seek legal assistance as soon as possible. We know that this is an incredibly tough time for you. That is why we want to handle the insurance companies and other parties involved to get a settlement that will cover all of your expenses, from medical bills and lost wages to pain and suffering damages.