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Distracted Driver Accidents

Auto accidents are a regular occurrence in Pennsylvania. A vast majority of these accidents occur because a driver was not entirely focused on the road at the time of the collision. When someone is injured in a car accident that could have been prevented if the other party had been paying attention, the injured party may have a valid personal injury claim.  

Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyer for Distracted Driver Accidents

If an auto accident involving a distracted driver has left you with physical or emotional pain, property damage, or any other damages, you may have a valid personal injury claim against the negligent driver.

Alva & Shuttleworth, LLC serves clients in and around New Jersey, Philadelphia, Chest County, Bucks County, Delaware County, Montgomery County, and the surrounding areas in Pennsylvania. If you desire quality legal representation from a dedicated personal injury lawyer in Philadelphia, call us today at (215) 665-1695.


Information on Distracted Driver Accidents in Pennsylvania


Common Distractions While Driving

Any driver who is not completely focused on driving could be considered a distracted driver. Among the most common distractions include:

  • Talking on a phone
  • Texting
  • Noisy children
  • Adjusting the radio
  • Reading a map or directions while driving

If you have been involved an accident that was caused by a driver who was distracted, a Philadelphia personal injury attorney may be able to successfully prove that the defendant was distracted while driving, and his or her actions were the cause of the accident.


Types of Damages in a Rear End Accident

If you are injured in an accident involving a distracted driver, you may be entitled to the following forms of compensation:

  • Economic Damages: car repairs, medical bills, lost wages, lost or decreased earning capacity, cost of physical therapy, and other financial losses. 

  • Noneconomic Damages: pain and suffering, loss of companionship, decreased quality of life, mental anguish, emotional pain, disability, and other non-measurable losses. 

  • Exemplary Damages: commonly referred to as punitive damages, this type of compensation is awarded to the plaintiff in cases where the negligent party is found to have acted with gross negligence. 

Upon filing a civil suit, it is important to have an experienced Philadelphia personal injury attorney on your side that can ensure that you receive an adequate amount of compensation that will ensure your long-term financial security.


Serving those who have Been Injured by a Distracted Driver in Chester County

The skilled personal injury attorneys at Alva & Shuttleworth, LLC have the knowledge and resources necessary to ensure that your case is adequately prepared, which will give you the best chance of receiving the compensation you deserve.

If you’ve been injured by a distracted driver, call us at (215) 665-1695. We represent clients in and around Philadelphia, including Bucks County, Delaware County, Montgomery County and Chester County, and throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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