Your Rights After a Sideswipe Accident

A sideswipe car accident can inflict severe injuries to the driver and passengers in all vehicles involved. Sideswipe accidents can be caused by numerous driving behaviors and tend to occur on roads with higher speed limits such as highways and interstates. Due to this, a sideswipe accident may inflict more serious injuries compared to other types of car accidents. If you have been hurt or injured in a sideswipe accident you should consult with a Pennsylvania personal injury lawyer who has experience handling this type of accident.

Causes of Side-Impact Accidents

Sideswipe accidents can be caused by any number of factors such as:

  • Failing to check blind spot before merging
  • Failing to properly signal before changing lanes
  • Inattentive driving
  • Lane drifting
  • Swerving to avoid rear end collision
  • Texting while driving

Your Right to Compensation

If you, or a loved one, are injured in a Pennsylvania sideswipe accident you may be entitled to benefits and compensation per Pennsylvania personal injury law. The severity and extent of your injuries, as well as their impact on you life after the accident, will dictate what damages you may be awarded. Commonly awarded damages are:

  • Death benefits
  • Funeral
  • Future lost earnings compensation
  • Health care cost reimbursement
  • Lost wage compensation
  • Medical benefits
  • Pain suffering

By working with a skilled and experienced Media, Pennsylvania auto accident liability attorney you will rest assured knowing that your rights are protected as they will do their best to get you the maximum amount of benefits and compensation for your injuries.

Call the Media, PA Car Accident Lawyers at the Law Office of Deborah M. Truscello if Injured in a Sideswipe Accident

If you have been injured in a sideswipe accident, schedule a free consultation with an experienced Delaware County car accident lawyer, from the Law Office of Deborah M. Truscello at 610-892-4940 or contact us online. Our office is conveniently located in Media, PA and we serve the surrounding areas of Bucks County, Chester County, Delaware County, Montgomery County and Philadelphia County, including but not limited to the communities of Allentown, Lancaster, Reading and West Chester.