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Pittsburgh Distracted Driving Accident Attorney

Driving while distracted is incredibly dangerous. Anything that takes a person’s focus off of the road ahead significantly increases the risk of a motor vehicle crash. At Shenderovich, Shenderovich & Fishman, we are here to help if you need a Pittsburgh distracted driving accident attorney. If the careless or negligent actions of another driver have caused you are loved one harm, we will investigate your case in order to secure full compensation for your losses. We are not afraid to stand up to aggressive insurance carriers or at-fault parties to ensure you are treated fairly.

Distracted driving is a serious problem in Pittsburgh

The proliferation of mobile phones and vehicle entertainment and navigation systems has caused an increase in distracted driving. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we can see that distractions are caused by anything that takes a driver’s attention off the roadway. This can include:

  • Visual distractions that take our eyes off the road.
  • Manual distractions that take our hands off the wheel.
  • Cognitive distractions that take our minds off of driving.

According to data available from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, distracted driving was a contributing factor in 13,729 of the total 125,267 vehicle crashes that occurred across the Commonwealth during the latest reporting year.

Distracted driving crash injuries are often severe

Unfortunately, distracted driving crashes often cause severe injuries and even fatalities. In many cases, a distracted driving crash takes place at high speeds because the distracted driver does not even notice they are about to be involved in an accident. They may not even hit the brakes. At Shenderovich, Shenderovich & Fishman, our Pittsburgh distracted driving accident lawyers regularly help clients who have sustained the following:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Open head wounds
  • Spinal cord injuries with paralysis
  • Whiplash or other severe neck or back injury
  • Broken or dislocated bones
  • Permanent scars
  • Lacerations or puncture wounds
  • Amputations or crush injuries
  • Internal organ damage
  • Internal bleeding

Each of these injuries will require significant medical care, and it is common for distracted driving crash victims in Pittsburgh to suffer from significant emotional and psychological trauma. All of these injuries, the ones that can be seen and the ones that are not seen on the surface, can lead to significant setbacks and expenses for a victim.

Call our Pittsburgh distracted driving accident lawyer today

If you or somebody you love has been injured in a vehicle accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of a distracted driver, contact the team at Shenderovich, Shenderovich & Fishman for help with your case today. Our attorneys have extensive experience handling complex car accident cases, and we are ready to get to work securing the compensation you deserve. This can include recovery of your medical expenses, lost income, property damage losses, pain and suffering damages, and more. When you need a Pittsburgh distracted driving accident attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling 888-988-9467.

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