We use our vehicles so often that we rarely think about an accident occurring. That is, until it happens. We know that accidents are possibilities as we drive to and from work, the store, or anywhere else. All of us take the steps necessary to be safe when we are out and about. Unfortunately, we cannot control the actions of the drivers around us.
Often, careless or reckless drivers end up causing us harm.
When you need a Bristol car accident attorney, you can count on the knowledgeable and experienced team at the Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C. to help you get the compensation you deserve for all of your accident-related expenses.
What Can Happen?
During the latest reporting year for Pennsylvania, there was a total of 128,188 collisions. Out of those:
- There were 80,612 injuries
- There were 1,137 fatalities
Consider that there are around 350 crashes each day in Pennsylvania and you get a better picture of the dangers our drivers face each day.
We often see major injuries as a result of car accidents. Consider the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Broken or dislocated bones
- Head and brain trauma
- Severe lacerations
- Internal organ damage
- Whiplash injuries
If you suffer from any of these injuries, you will need extensive medical care that may include surgery and follow up rehabilitation. Often, people require long-term care. This can become expensive, especially if your insurance does not cover all of the expenses.
We also want you to consider the hidden costs associated with car accident injuries. If you are unable to work due to your injuries, you will have more to worry about than just medical bills. Without an income, will you be able to support your family? What if your partner also has to take time off of work to become a caregiver?
Many vehicle accidents happen because of careless or negligent drivers.
- Speeding and aggressive drivers are common. speeding driver. Other times, we see
- Drunk drivers cause significant harm. Alcohol-related crashes accounted for approximately 8 percent of all crashes in 2017.
- Distracted drivers are becoming more and more of a problem as technology moves into our vehicles. Drivers who are busy texting or watching videos are not watching the roadway.
Any time another driver’s negligence causes an accident, they should be held accountable for their actions.
What Are Your Options?
If you have been injured in a car accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence, you need to consider seeking legal help. Often, insurance companies push for a quick resolution that is not beneficial to you.
At the Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C., we will fight to ensure that you have compensation for all of your accident-related expenses. This can include help for your medical costs, lost income if you are unable to work, as well as pain and suffering damages. If you need a Bristol car accident attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling 215-543-7220.