Washington, PA Car Accident

Being involved in a car accident is never an easy situation. You could wind up suffering injuries ranging from minor to tragic. Your life can change instantly. You might miss extensive time at work. The ability to pay the bills can also be hindered by not working. All of this can compound and turn into a serious financial problem for you and your family. If you or a loved one is ever involved in a car accident it’s important that you speak with a Washington car accident attorney from the team of Shenderovich, Shenderovich & Fishman. An experienced personal injury attorney will be able to investigate your case, collect evidence, speak to the police on your behalf and help you secure compensation for your injuries.


Car accidents seem like they are a dime a dozen. They truly are not. Each car accident is different from the last. There are so many reasons why car accidents occur on the roads of Washington, PA and there always seem to be new causes springing up each day. Some of the most common causes of car accidents include the following:

  • Distracted drivers
  • Impaired drivers
  • Reckless drivers
  • Road conditions
  • Inclement weather
  • Road debris
  • Animals
  • Inexperienced drivers
  • Drowsy drivers
  • Failure to yield
  • Malfunctioning car parts
  • Failure to stop
  • Speeding

These are just some of the most common causes of car accidents in Washington, PA. There are various other causes of car accidents that might not happen often but still lead to victims suffering injuries that leave them out of work or in need of extensive medical care.


Once you have been cared for medically, either on the scene or in the hospital, it’s important to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney. You should never provide too much information to the police or speak with any insurance company until you’ve talked to an attorney first. Make sure you provide the attorney with plenty of documentation related to your case. The more you provide the attorney, the better chance you will have at winning any legal case you open against the at-fault driver in the accident. The documentation you should provide the attorney includes the following:

  • Medical test results and reports
  • Medical bills
  • Unpaid monthly expenses
  • Medical transportation costs
  • Lost wages (pay stubs, timesheets)
  • Cost to renovate your home for wheelchair accessibility (contractor estimate)

When you provide the attorney with these documents you will help them put together a strong case for obtaining compensation.


Were you injured in a car accident? Don’t know where your next paycheck will come from? It’s time to speak with an experienced Washington car accident attorney at Shenderovich, Shenderovich, and Fishman about your situation. Call the office today to schedule a consultation at 888-98-TWINS(89467). When you are injured in a car accident you must seek medical treatment immediately, whether on the scene or at the hospital, or both. Never turn down this care as it could affect your ability to obtain compensation at a later date.

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