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Lancaster, PA Drunk Driving Accident Lawyers

Getting Justice for the Victims of Driving Under the Influence in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

From 2015 to 2017, 1,204 drunk driving accidents took place in Lancaster County. Roughly 1 in 6 of those car accidents took place in Lancaster, PA itself. These accidents resulted in 526 injuries and 29 fatalities. That's 526 people who were hurt in completely preventable, unnecessary circumstances. That's 29 people who should be alive today—but they're not. Why? Because someone else decided to drink while operating their 2,000-pound high-speed vehicle. Our car accident attorneys hold reckless drivers accountable in civil court. While criminal penalties are vital for our justice system, a prison sentence won't help our clients walk again. They won't pay for medical care, lost wages, or the funeral expenses of a lost loved one. Only personal injury or wrongful death claims will do that.

If you want answers about your drunk driving accident, speak with us in a free consultation. Call (888) 498-3023 or contact us online to review your choices with an experienced trial lawyer.

How Many DUI Accidents Occur in Lancaster, PA?

Lancaster is a large city and has one of the 10 highest traffic accident rates in Pennsylvania. Unfortunately, Lancaster also has a higher DUI rate than Pennsylvania cities on average, with roughly 1 in 3 new criminal cases in Lancaster County including DUI or DWI charges. Statewide, the rate is 1 in 4. The DUI rate has a direct effect on the number of people who are hurt or killed every year by drunk drivers.

In the most recent year data is available, 364 people died in drunk driving accidents statewide; that's a third of all traffic deaths in Pennsylvania. In 2015, 3 percent of drunk driving accident victims died in Lancaster County. While that may seem like a 'small' share of the state's DUI fatalities, the DUI injury rate in Lancaster has climbed in recent years.

With around 10,500 alcohol-related car accidents in Pennsylvania every year, our Lancaster DUI accident lawyers are committed to holding drunk drivers accountable. By taking drunk drivers to court, plaintiffs could make the streets safer while recovering compensation for medical bills, lost income, and other losses.

Serious Injury from DUI

Because drunk drivers have less control over their reflexes or judgement, DUI injuries have the potential to cause permanent harm or fatal injury. According to NHTSA data, drunk driving makes up 29 percent of all traffic fatalities, and the damage caused by drunk driving totaled $44 billion in the most recent year for which data was available. The harm caused to you or your loved one will cost you for the rest of your life. It's only right that the at-fault driver cover some of those costs.

Serious injuries from DUI accidents include:

Many of these DUI injuries cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to treat, but they cost families so much more than that. Losing the ability to make a living, to walk, or to play with your kids costs families millions in lost opportunities over the course of their lives. As Lancaster DUI injury attorneys, our job is helping families take back some of what they've lost in court or in settlement negotiation.

Getting Justice for the Injured. Call (888) 498-3023 for a Free Case Review!

Since 1922, our firm has been synonymous with advocacy, investigative rigor, and results.

Handler, Henning & Rosenberg has won tens of millions of dollars for our clients. We've helped thousands of clients win money to create financial stability, provide for their families, and replace their lost income. We've helped people hold their wrongdoers accountable face-to-face, forcing them to answer publicly for the pain and harm they caused.

Justice matters. Responsibility matters. Our attorneys fight for our clients so drunk drivers who hurt (or kill) others are forced to answer for their actions. More importantly, we fight for our clients so they can move on—so they can face the future with hope and confidence. Review your options today. If we can help you, we'll investigate your accident and figure out the best way to get support for you and your loved ones. Our clients pay us nothing upfront—we only get paid if they win their cases.

Get started. Call our Lancaster drunk driving accident law firm at (888) 498-3023!

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At Handler, Henning & Rosenberg, we have nearly a century of experience helping our clients recover from serious accidents and injuries. During that time, we have established ourselves as leaders in the field, receiving numerous awards from both local and national organizations. This includes honors for the tens of millions of dollars that we have won, as well as recognition of our law firm's dedication to our clients.

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“Best Law Firms” is a ranking of law firms nationwide in 75 practice areas by U.S. News and Best Lawyers®. Our firm has been ranked Tier 1 in Harrisburg for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.

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