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Upper Darby, PA Car Accident Lawyers

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    Cars, vans, minivans, pickup trucks, and SUVs are only a few of the myriad choices in vehicles a driver has. Regardless of the particular vehicle driven, when used in tandem with Pennsylvania’s robust network of local streets, roads, highways, and freeways a personal vehicle permits an individual to live further from where they work and to devote less time to transportation. In light of your reduced travel time you may engage in more leisure activities for yourself or your family or you may adopt additional hobbies and pastimes. This would not be possible without the convenience provided by personal motor vehicles.

    However, there is a downside to the convenience provided by cars and trucks. Aside from the general cost and expense of maintaining such a vehicle, the most concerning aspect of driving or traveling in a vehicle is the risk of a serious collision that inflicts severe, life-altering injury or even death.

    What Types of Injuries Can Occur in a Car Crash?

    Unfortunately the types of injuries that can occur in a car accident are both as varied as they are of pressing and urgent concern. The truth of the matter is that every car accident is unique and it is in how the unique forces act that determines that type of injuries that are likely to be sustained. How the forces act on the driver and any passengers is based on the speed of travel, the angle of impact, the type of collision, the type of vehicle, and a number of other related factors.

    For instance, one of the most serious types of injuries one can suffer is a traumatic brain injury or TBI. Since the brain is the control center of the body, any damage to the brain or its structures can have profound limiting effects on any of the body’s organs or symptoms. Potential effects of a TBI injury include difficulty in adjusting to social situations, increased aggression, rapid mood swings, and other social effects. Other people who suffer a brain injury may experienced other cognitive deficits which may cause reduced information processing abilities necessitating coping strategies like chunking of information. Other problems that may result include confusion, nausea, and many other serious effects.

    Another serious injury that can occur in a violent car accidents are broken or fractured bones. Broken bones invariably take a long time to recover from and can require significant amounts of rehabilitative therapy. While all breaks are serious injuries, some breaks are particularly serious even in this category of serious injuries. For instance, a particularly violent accident may result in multiple breaks. Other situations may result breaks that puncture or Pierce through the skin. Extreme forces may even result in the near disintegration of the bone.

    Burn injuries can also occur as the result of a serious car accident. In some accidents the fuel line or the fuel tank may be damaged. In some cases, a spark or other fire may ignite the fuel. If the driver or passengers are trapped in the vehicle or rendered unconscious, severe life-threatening burns can occur. If the vehicle leaks chemicals or fluids following the crash, chemical burns can be suffered. In other scenarios pressure may build until such time where an explosion occurs. Explosions can cause the loss of a limb and hearing or vision damage. In some cases the explosion may launch shrapnel into the air that can injure or kill.

    One last common injury suffered on car accidents are whiplash injuries. Whiplash injuries are extremely common and are, perhaps, the most commonly reported injury following any type of car accident or sudden jolt. Whiplash signs and symptoms can range from relatively mild to preventing a person from functioning and completing their daily activities and routine. Problems caused by whiplash can include confusion, nausea, disorientation, and many other effects. While whiplash can be treated, it can take months or years to make a full recovery.

    Our Upper Darby Car Accident Lawyers Can Help

    The experienced car accident and personal injury attorneys of The Reiff Law Firm are dedicated to providing aggressive representation to recover compensation for your injuries. We understand that you are facing difficult circumstances including your need to recover from your injuries. Therefore, we stand up to the other party and their insurance company to achieve a favorable result for our clients. To schedule a free and confidential initial consultation call our firm at (215) 709-6940 today.

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    ...I want to say that the Reiff Law Firm changed my entire life with handling of my legal case.

    As a former client, I want to say that the Reiff Law Firm changed my entire life with handling of my legal case. I was in a very serious automobile accident with severe injuries to neck and back areas. I contacted the law firm and asked what to do with the medical bills and how do I get the correct representation against the individual who rear-ended my car. In short, the firm took complete control of the case contacting my insurance company and asking for all the medical bills and legal matters be sent directly to them. I was able to get treatment from my doctor without worrying about the legal stuff. Furthermore, two years later the case was settled for a substantial amount of money. My life was much better due to the firm handling of my case. My attorneys at Reiff Law Firm are absolutely the best and I have recommended to my family friends. Thanks Reiff Law Firm.

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    I’m very comfortable to say there’s no better in the city.

    Before meeting with Jeffrey Reiff and Bob Szostak from the Reiff law firm I’ve consulted with a few other injury attorneys in the Philadelphia region. Difference was, these guys know their stuff! I was absolutely blown away by how compassionate and welcome this law firm makes you feel. Once signed with them I never went a single week without staying in the loop with the progress and updates these guys have on your case. Working with them for some time turned what was an injury case, into a family! From calls and meetings, to just calling in to say “hi how’s everything going” I’ve never felt like a beat was skipped. I’d recommended the Reiff law firm 100%! I’m very comfortable to say there’s no better in the city. The awards they’ve earned over the years speaks for itself! I can never thank the Reiff law firm and Bob Szostak enough for everything they’ve done, their professionalism, compassion and all of their knowledge and experience! Highly rated! Best in the city! I look forward continuing our relationship in the future. Thanks again My Reiff family!

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    What started out as a time for me that included a lot of doubt, questions and hopelessness has turned into one of a hopeful future.

    I highly recommend the team at the Reiff Law Firm. Both Jeff and Robert were there to guide me through a very difficult time. What started out as a time for me that included a lot of doubt, questions and hopelessness has turned into one of a hopeful future. The team at the Reiff Law Firm made me feel at ease and I had no doubts trusting them with various concerns. They kept me informed every step of the way without making me feel overwhelmed or anxious. Don't hesitate to contact them for your legal needs - especially if you want a team that has the utmost concern and compassion for their clients.

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    ...without them I would have been lost.

    I can’t say enough great things about the Attorneys at the Reiff Law Firm. They made me feel at ease when I was going through a very difficult time in my life. Never being in a situation like this I was so unsure of where to start and how to go about the process. Justin gave me options where I thought I had none and explained everything in a way that I could understand. Justin and the team helped me arrange all of the treatment and therapy that I needed, without them I would have been lost. My attorney John went to bat for me like no one else could have, his knowledge and professionalism is unmatched. If anyone is ever in need of a team of attorneys the Reiff Law Firm is my ONLY recommendation.

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    THE REIFF FIRM IS AN OUTSTANDING LAW FIRM!

    I was referred to the Reiff Law Firm by a friend who had previously been a client of the firm. My friend told me that the Reiff Firm had done an incredible job handling his case and treated him like family. My friend's recommendation was spot on. I am going to miss them now that my case is over. Attorney Reiff and Attorney Toczydlowski are excellent attorneys. They really care. They got me an INCREDIBLE RESULT. Most importantly they were there for me during some extremely dark and difficult times in my life. I highly recommend the Reiff Law Firm to anyone seeking the very best legal representation for injuries they suffered in an accident.

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    ...what started as a small settlement ended $100, 000 more than expected.

    I greatly appreciate the care and compassion the Reiff Law Firm has given to my family at a very difficult time. They left no stone unturned in their investigation and what started as a small settlement ended $100, 000 more than expected. They did not give up and treated us like family.

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    Philadelphia, PA 19102
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