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Ellwood City Car Accidents Discover Why Over 10,000 Clients Have Chosen LGKG

Ellwood City Car Accident Lawyer

Fighting For Car Accident Victims in Pennsylvania

Car accidents can be very life-altering events, leaving victims grappling with physical injuries, emotional trauma, and financial burdens. At Luxenberg Garbett Kelly George P.C., we recognize the challenges that follow a car accident, and our Ellwood City car accident attorneys are devoted to helping you navigate the complexities of the legal process.

Call Luxenberg Garbett Kelly George P.C. today at (724) 576-8855 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with our car accident lawyer in Ellwood City.

Common Causes of Car Accidents

Some of the most common causes of auto accidents include:

  • Distracted Driving: In today's digital age, distractions abound. From texting and phone calls to adjusting the radio or eating, distracted driving is a leading cause of accidents.
  • Speeding: Excessive speed decreases reaction time and increases the severity of accidents.
  • Drunk Driving: Despite strict laws and public awareness campaigns, drunk driving remains a substantial cause of accidents. Intoxicated drivers pose a grave risk to themselves and others on the road.
  • Reckless Driving: Aggressive driving demeanors like tailgating, weaving in and out of traffic, and ignoring traffic signals contribute to many accidents.
  • Poor Weather Conditions: Various weather conditions throughout the year and factors like rain, snow, or fog can significantly impact road safety.

Common Injuries in Car Accidents

Car accidents may lead to a wide range of injuries, from minor cuts and bruises to severe, life-altering conditions.

Some of the most common injuries include:

  • Whiplash: Sudden acceleration or deceleration can cause whiplash, resulting in neck pain, headaches, and stiffness.
  • Broken Bones: The impact of a crash can result in fractures in the arms, legs, ribs, or other bones.
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs): Head injuries can have lasting effects, affecting cognitive function, memory, and overall well-being.
  • Spinal Cord Injuries: Severe accidents could result in spinal cord damage, leading to paralysis or other long-term disabilities.
  • Internal Injuries: Impact from a car accident can cause internal injuries, like organ damage or internal bleeding, which may not be immediately apparent.

What to Do After a Car Accident?

The moments following an auto accident can be overwhelming, but taking the right steps is essential to protect your rights.

If you find yourself in this unfortunate situation, follow these essential steps:

  • Seek Medical Attention: Your health is the highest priority. Seek prompt medical attention, even if your injuries seem minor.
  • Document the Scene: If feasible, take photos of the accident scene, including damage to vehicles, road conditions, and any relevant signage.
  • Collect Information: Exchange contact information with the other parties involved and gather details from witnesses. Note license plate numbers, insurance information, and contact details.
  • Report the Accident: File a police report, delivering a precise account of the events leading up to the accident.
  • Do Not Admit Fault: Evade making statements that could be interpreted as an admission of fault. Let the investigation determine liability.
  • Contact Your Insurance Company: Inform your insurance company promptly, providing them with accurate details of the incident.
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