Experienced trial lawyers With The Resources To Handle Your Case
The national trial lawyers
Best law firms us news 2017
Super lawyers
Million dollar advocates forum
Multi million dollar advocates forum
AV preeminent martindale-hubbell lawyer ratings
Litigator awards

Car accident claims the life of Pennsylvania woman

It is always tragic when a car accident claims the life of an innocent individual. It is especially sad when the circumstances that caused the car accident could have been avoided. Distracted driving, reckless operation of a vehicle or drunk driving can cause serious injury or death to other motorists and passengers. Just one mistake behind the wheel can have life-altering consequences.

A recent tragic accident illustrates the need for cautious driving and the potentially deadly consequences that can result from a crash. A Pennsylvania woman lost her life when the pick-up in which she was a passenger crashed with another vehicle. The driver of the truck lost control of the vehicle, but the reason for that is not immediately clear. Law enforcement officers are still investigating the accident. 

As Pennsylvania authorities are still determining the cause of the crash, the family of the deceased may assume that there are no legal options available at this point. However, it can be beneficial to secure the help of a lawyer as soon as possible after an accident. An experienced legal team can investigate the accident and determine if the driver is liable for the wrongful death or if other parties can be named in a civil claim.

No amount of compensation can undo the hurt and grief caused by the loss of a loved one. However, a civil claim can help a family recover losses associated with a car accident, including medical bills, funeral costs and other end-of-life expenses. By reaching out as soon as possible, a family will not have to face this difficult time alone. 

Source: fox43.com, “Hanover woman killed in Penn Township crash“, Valerie Waltz, Oct. 29, 2015

FindLaw Network
box-shadow

$5.5 Million

Settlement for spinal injury caused by delivery company's negligent vehicle maintenance

$5 Million

Settlement for traumatic brain injury

$1.7 Million

Recovery for premise liability spinal cord injury, in which liability was disputed.

$1.55 Million

Workers’ compensation recovery for a partial leg amputation and traumatic brain injury, in which liability was disputed.

$1.2 Million

Settlement (Liability insurance limits) for death claim arising out of tractor trailer collision

$1 Million

Settlement for closed head injury/facial fractures due to negligent construction site practices

$1 Million

Arbitration award in death claim arising out of motor vehicle collision

$1 Million

Total workers' compensation settlement for injured worker who suffered orthopedic injuries and additional GI injuries due to prescription medications.

$890,000

Settlement for head injury of injured worker caused by negligent operation of equipment by a non-employer contractor on the job site.

$875,000

Settlement for ankle injury due to negligent dump truck operation

$825,000

Recovery for a premise liability wrongful death and survival action, in which liability was disputed.

$770,000

Workers’ compensation and personal injury recovery for foot injury and toe amputations.

$675,000

Settlement for bilateral wrist injuries caused by the negligent operation of a tractor-trailer.

$625,000

Workers’ compensation recovery for a fatal claim, in which liability was disputed.

$600,000

Settlement for statutory cap of $500,000 for wrongful death of a worker who was killed when struck by a government-owned vehicle as well as policy limit for underinsured motorist coverage.

box-shadow
quote-1
quote-1

what our clients say about us

“I would like to sincerely thank you for your efforts in resolving my personal injury case. The consistent professionalism you and your firm provided demonstrated exactly how law is suppose to be handled. You helped to change my life and I will forever be in your debt.” - Satisfied Client
“It was not an easy road for us but we knew that we had a great attorney that cared about his clients. You are a fantastic attorney.”
“Just wanted to thank you again, so very much, for the TLC given us during our unfortunate situation; so greatly appreciated the ease and smoothness of handling things – you had so much to do!”
view more