Safety Precautions and Moving Forward After a Motor Vehicle Accident

                By on May 29th, 2018 in Blog

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Motor Vehicle Accidents in PennsylvaniaWith the warm, sunny weather now gracing Pennsylvania with its presence, there’s often nothing more enjoyable than a nice cruise with the windows down. Unfortunately, clear roads inevitably lead to high speeds, and high speeds often lead to serious motor vehicle accidents. With these facts in place, it is imperative to be aware of not only safety precautions but also how to determine if you will be compensated for your losses in the event of a crash.

Precautions

Most car accidents leave tremendous damage in their wake. This is most often true with accidents that involve high speeds. One simple way to be extra careful out there is to discipline yourself while driving. In other words, be mindful behind the wheel. An open stretch of highway on a hot day can be deceiving. Other drivers are not always on the lookout, and it becomes detrimentally significant to keep a watchful eye on your surroundings as well as your speedometer.

You can take very simple precautions just by exercising your attention, limiting distractions, and obeying the speed limit. Nevertheless, mistakes are made and accidents often happen when we least expect them. In the event you have been in a crash that was nearly unavoidable, there are a few things you should know about your next move.

The Next Step

First and foremost, the wisest thing to do after suffering an injury in an accident is to obtain knowledgeable legal representation. Of course, this does not necessarily apply to single car accidents. For example, say you are speeding down the open road and you lose control of your vehicle. You crash into a tree and end up in the hospital with minor or even catastrophic injuries. You will now be working with your vehicles’ insurance company to garner any compensation for your injuries since you can’t take a tree to court. If you have a disability insurance policy, you may be further compensated by that, or else you might need to file for SSDI if the injuries have left you unable to work.

Now if you were taking precautions, watching your speed, and being mindful when another car veered into your lane or t-boned the side of your vehicle, then you will be looking for a personal injury attorney. A highly skilled and experienced personal injury attorney knows everything there is to know about negligence in a motor vehicle accident. If car accident that was not your fault has left you injured, a good attorney will investigate and work tirelessly on your behalf.

At Edelstein, Martin & Nelson, we pride ourselves on being completely devoted to each and every case. We begin investigating and working on each case immediately. Our dedicated and professional attorneys know exactly where to look in order to ensure you the most compensation possible. We understand that an unexpected car accident can leave you enormous bills stacking up alongside lost wages and other serious financial concerns. If you have been hurt in a car by a negligent driver, please call 888-208-1810 and let us start fighting for you today.

Sources:

https://www.nhtsa.gov/risky-driving/distracted-driving

https://www.usa.gov/personal-insurance