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    An unexpected car accident can change your life in several ways. For example, you could suffer a serious injury that could affect your ability to provide for yourself and your family. Whatever may happen during a dangerous car crash, you should not have to solely manage the consequences of being struck by a negligent driver. If you or a family member was seriously injured in a vehicle collision, you should consult with an experienced Chester County car accident lawyer today.

    The devoted personal injury lawyers at The Reiff Law Firm have fought for victims of car accidents for decades. Our firm recognizes the hardships of dealing with a serious crash, and we will work with you to pursue the compensation you deserve for your injuries. To schedule a free legal consultation to discuss your claim, call The Reiff Law Firm at (215) 709-6940.

    5 Common Causes of Car Accidents

    With the number of people traveling to and from work or simply crossing the State of Pennsylvania, it only takes a split second for a car accident to occur. Car accidents can occur for many reasons ranging from negligence to a vehicle malfunction. However, some causes of car accidents are more common than others. The following is a list of common causes of car accidents.

    Drugged or Drunk Driving

    In the past few years, Pennsylvania averaged a little over 10,000 alcohol-related car accidents. The rates for drugged driving are also on the rise. Use of alcohol or drugs can make a driver slow to respond to events on the road or more likely to miss traffic signals. Additionally, drivers who are under the influence of alcohol or drugs tend to drive erratically or speed.

    If you were in an accident with a motorist who was driving while intoxicated, this might make it easier to pursue compensation for your injuries and damage to your vehicle.

    Speeding

    Chester County and the surrounding Pennsylvania counties have expansive highways that run throughout the state. As a result, some drivers will use this as an excuse to drive well over the speed limit. Car crashes that occur at a high rate of speed are more likely to cause fatal injuries, especially if you are involved in a head-on collision or T-bone accident.

    Driver Error

    There are multiple mistakes a motorist could make that will lead to a collision. For example, if a driver is texting and driving, they will not be able to adequately react to avoid a possible accident. Additionally, some motorists may operate their car when they are fatigued, which could cause them to react slowly or even fall asleep at the wheel.

    Vehicle Malfunction

    If you were in an accident because your vehicle malfunctioned, the manufacturer of your vehicle or the car dealership might be liable for your injuries. A vehicle can malfunction in several ways. For example, if a tire manufacturer distributed tires that were defective, those tires could burst while you are driving.

    Additionally, if a car dealership sold you a vehicle that had an issue they knew about or should have known about, they could be liable if you are injured when the vehicle malfunctions.

    Road Rage

    You should not assume every motorist on the road is as patient as you are. Some drivers may become infuriated if they perceive that another driver is not driving the way they want them to. Drivers who experience road rage are likely to cause an accident because they are not thinking clearly while driving. If you observe a driver that is honking aggressively or tailgating extremely close to your car, it is best to avoid a conflict with this person.

    If you were injured in another type of car accident, our personal injury attorneys could help you build a claim against the negligent driver that injured you.

    It is important to pursue your injury case as soon as possible for various reasons. For example, you may lose contact with an important witness you need to prove your claim if you wait too long to file. Additionally, if you need assistance handling medical bills after your injury, resolving your claim quickly is in your best interest. You should also know that under most circumstances you will only have two years to file your claim.

    Our Chester County Personal Injury Attorneys Are Here for You

    If you or a family member was the victim of a car accident, you should contact an experienced Chester County car crash attorney today. Being involved in a car crash could leave you with long-term or permanent injuries, which is why the injury attorneys at The Reiff Law Firm are prepared to represent you. To schedule a free legal consultation to discuss your potential claim, call The Reiff Law Firm at (215) 709-6940.

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