Hurt in a Car? Call HHR! Request a Free Case Review at (888) 498-3023.
Our car accident attorneys understand what auto collision victims go through. Medical bills pile up while their injuries keep them from going back to work. With the loss of income comes stress, guilt, and anger—after all, all they want to do is go back to providing for their family. The only way they can think of getting what they need is hiring a lawyer to hold the other driver responsible.
If all this sounds familiar to you, you've come to the right firm. Since 1922, Handler, Henning & Rosenberg LLC has handled tens of thousands of car accident claims. Our law firm has won tens of millions of dollars for people who thought their accident took away their future. The work of our personal injury lawyers ensured that clients could pay off 100% of their medical debt, could replenish their savings accounts, and could build a more secure future. Our team offers free case reviews to lay out your legal and financial options—all it takes is one call. To learn more about how our legal representation can help you, contact us today.
No-Fault Insurance Claims & Liability Insurance Claims
You may have more financial options than you think. Accident law in Pennsylvania involves a combination of “no fault” and “at fault” insurance claims. Under the law, “no fault” insurance benefits include compensation for medical expenses and lost wages resulting from the accident. “At fault” or “liability” benefits include non-economic damages, such as pain and suffering and mental anguish.
In some cases, at-fault drivers lack sufficient liability insurance to compensate our clients. In such cases, we have identified other sources of insurance coverage to ensure that the financial compensation you receive is fair and just. Our accident investigators have uncovered multiple sources of fault in thousands of cases, allowing us to generate total financial relief for the injured.
Our Pennsylvania car crash lawyers have handled tens of thousands of these cases throughout the state since 1922. We are ready to fight for your future.
Filing Suit for DUI Accidents in Pennsylvania
During 2014, DUI accidents accounted for 31 percent of all traffic-related deaths, with 9,967 losing their lives in DUI accidents. Per the NHTSA, 3 of every 10 people in the U.S. will be involved in an alcohol-related car crash at some time. Our drunk driving accident attorneys fight for clients injured by negligent drivers operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
We fight to recover the maximum compensation for the following:
- Pain & suffering
- Hospital & medical bills
- Therapy & rehab expenses
- Lost wages & earning potential
- Mental anguish
- Loss of companionship
If you or a member of your family has been injured by the negligent actions of a drunk or otherwise impaired driver, contact a personal injury attorney from our team for a free consultation.
Types of Motor Vehicle Accidents We've Handled
Head-on collisions can be one of the deadliest types of car accidents. The NHTSA reported 141,000 head-on collisions in 2014. In a head-on collision, the front of the vehicle can crush passengers, pinning them between the dashboard and the seat.
Rear-End Crashes (Fender Benders)
During 2014, there were a little over 6 million vehicle accidents according to the NHTSA. Of that number, nearly 2 million crashes were rear-end collisions. A rear-end collision occurs when the car in front suddenly stops or the car in the back suddenly speeds faster than the car in front. In almost all cases, the car in the rear is blamed for the crash.
At speeds as low as 20 mph, victims of rear-end collisions can develop lasting back injury and chronic neck pain due to whiplash. It doesn't take much speed for an impact to severely hurt or impair someone.
Commercial Trucks Accidents
Accidents caused by large commercial vehicles are catastrophic for passengers of other vehicles. In more than 70% of truck accidents, the injuries and fatalities are passengers of the other vehicles. A typical passenger vehicle simply cannot withstand the impact from a tractor-trailer; therefore, the occupants are severely injured. Because insurance companies aggressively fight truck accident claims, victims should contact a Harrisburg truck accident attorney as soon as possible to protect their rights.
Distracted Driving Accidents
Distracted driving is becoming one of the most common reasons for car accidents. Distracted driving due to texting and other distractions is increasing in number throughout the United States. Over 400,000 people were injured and almost 3,200 people lost their lives in distracted driving accidents during 2014. Education is one of the most effective tools to fight distracted driving.
Traffic Accidents with Government Vehicles
If a government vehicle is involved in a traffic accident, you must act quickly. In most cases, you must provide notice of your intent to file a claim within a short time period or you lose your right to compensation from the government entity. For car accidents involving government vehicles, contact our office immediately to protect your right to receive fair financial compensation.
You have only 2 years from the date of the accident to file a claim against the other driver or their insurance company.
PennDOT 2013 Car Accident Statistics
- Total Reported Crashes: 124,149
- Total Injuries: 83,039
- Total Deaths in PA: 1,208
Economic loss due to reportable traffic crashes total over $14 billion, which amounts to $1,099 for every man, woman, and child.
These are the top causes of accidents for crashes involving driver errors:
- Speed-Related Crashes: 33,813
- DUI-Related Accidents: 10,084
- Improper Turning Related: 12,389
- Distracted Drivers: 14,372
- Proceeding Without Clearance: 8,089
- Careless / Illegal Passing: 4,125
- Tailgating: 5,646
- Drowsy Drivers: 2,455
Representing Victims of Car Crashes in Pennsylvania. Call (888) 498-3023 Now!
If you have been injured in a car crash, it is important to seek advice from an attorney without delay. This ensures your claim is filed within the time limits required by law and allows important evidence to be preserved. Our firm has offices across the state, making our representation stress-free and convenient. Contact us immediately to learn more about how our firm can help you. We represent car accident victims throughout Pennsylvania and are prepared to help with personal injury cases of all kinds. Regardless of whether you suffered serious property damage, catastrophic injuries, or if you lost a loved one and are now facing a wrongful death case, we are the team to call. From motorcycle accidents to truck accidents and everything in between, we're the team to trust.
Contact Handler, Henning & Rosenberg LLC at (888) 498-3023 to schedule an appointment.