Car accidents are scary and can lead to serious injuries. These incidents are not uncommon, and most of the time, a driver’s actions are to blame. Do you know what to do it you were at fault in a car crash? At Soloff & Zervanos, P.C., we are going to help you through this. Insurance companies and the other parties involved can be aggressive, but we will ensure your rights are upheld. Let us investigate the incident and get to work on your behalf.
Philadelphia is a pure comparative negligence state. This means that all parties involved in a crash can carry a percentage of the fault. However, even a person that is more than half liable in a crash can still recover damages after the incident. That is why it is so important to determine the liability of all parties beyond what it may say in an accident report.
If you are at fault in a crash, there are steps you can take, beginning with the immediate aftermath of the crash:
Car accidents are almost always caused by driver error, but that does not mean an accident was intentionally caused. They are usually just that – accidents. During the latest reporting year in Pennsylvania, there were over 128,000 total crashes reported. Out of those accidents, there were:
Regardless of who is liable, injured victims should be able to have their medical bills and property damage covered.
If you have been involved in a car accident and are being accused of causing the incident, you may need to seek legal assistance immediately. Whether you caused the crash or not, you have rights. The team at Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. is going to be by your side, investigating all aspects of the case to minimize your liability. We will not let you get taken advantage of by the insurance companies or other drivers involved. When you need a Philadelphia car accident attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling us at 866-597-8572.