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Texting While Driving

Philadelphia Texting While Driving Accident Attorney

Experienced litigators take on the newest form of vehicular negligence to protect injured victims

Texting while driving is reckless. It is a form of negligent action that can seriously harm you, your family and innocent victims without any warning. Texting while driving has quickly become a serious epidemic, even more than drinking and driving. The aggressive Philadelphia accident injury attorneys at van der Veen, Hartshorn and Levin have been winning texting and driving lawsuits for more than a decade. We are the best at what we do because we don’t back down when it comes to recovering the compensation you deserve for your injuries.

Pennsylvania texting and driving laws

While there is a statewide ban on texting while driving in Pennsylvania, there is no statewide ban on cell phone use without a hands-free device. On the other hand, there is a ban in cities like Philadelphia against using a cellphone without a hands-free device. The laws that the at-fault driver broke in the moments leading to your injuries are additional evidence that our tenacious accident injury attorneys will use in court. Juries do not like drivers that negligently break the law and harm others. Trust our accident lawyers to use this evidence to maximize the damages you recover for your injuries and deter others from texting and driving. We take a firm stand against those who text and drive causing injury to innocent victims.

Fierce legal advocates you can trust

Our Philadelphia accident injury attorneys have seen the horrors that arise when people are distracted for even a moment by texting and driving. We have recovered more than $100 million in verdicts and settlements because we always fight for maximum results. Seeing the aftermath of horrific accidents – the long, painful recovery, the stress of lost wages and the strain of long term care or disfigurement has only strengthened our resolve to take an aggressive stand for accident victims. The extent of your injuries and how long recovery is going to take sets the baseline for what damages you are entitled. Our Philadelphia accident lawyers establish a clear record to demonstrate the full cash value of all costs, both tangible and intangible. We eagerly go to trial if we do not get the maximum amount through a settlement.

The types of damages we attempt to recover for you include:

  • Past and future medical bills
  • Past and future lost wages
  • Damage to your property
  • Compensation for disfigurement or disability
  • Pain and suffering
  • Punitive damages (in some cases)

If you have been injured by a driver who was texting and driving, contact our tenacious Philadelphia accident injury attorneys for a free initial consultation

Texting while driving accidents require experienced Philadelphia accident attorneys. At van der Veen, Hartshorn and Levin, our team of accident attorneys are tenacious and know how to win. We hold negligent drivers accountable for accidents caused by texting while driving. To schedule a free initial consultation, call our Philadelphia law firm at (215) 486-0123 anytime. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Or, contact us online. Located in downtown Philadelphia, close to City Hall, easily accessible by public transportation.

Notable Case Results

Always Pursing the Best Possible Outcome
  • Motorcycle Accident $35.1 Million
  • Truck Accident $10 Million
  • Bicycle Accident $4.8 Million
  • Truck Accident $4.3 Million
  • Truck Accident $3.3 Million
  • Pedestrian Accident $2.4 Million
  • Car Accident $1.7 Million
  • Car Accident by Drunk Driver $1.4 Million
  • Premises Liability $1.3 Million
  • Assault by Club Employee $1 Million
In the Media

Throughout the years, our firm and our individual attorneys have been recognized in both local and national media for our extensive legal knowledge, experience, and record of success. Our attorneys frequently appear in the media to provide insight and information on various legal matters, including high-profile cases.

Choosing the Right Firm Can Make All the Difference

  • Unrivaled Record of Success
    We have won tens of millions of dollars for injured victims, and have achieved countless "not guilty" verdicts for clients faced with criminal charges.
  • No Challenge too Big
    Our firm has handled some of the biggest cases in country, including representing the President of the United States.
  • Personalized Representation

    We understand that every case is unique. Therefore, we tailor our approach based on the facts of the case and the needs of our client. 

  • Uncompromising Passion
    Our competitive nature is one of our strongest qualities. You can be confident that no other firm will outwork our team.
  • Holistic Approach
    Not only do we want to excel legally for the client, but we also want to make sure we are strengthening their mind, body and spirt.
  • Supporting the Community
    Our team engages in many community events and regularly donates time and resources to many charitable organizations in Philadelphia.
Talk to Our Experienced Team

Home to Philadelphia’s most accomplished attorneys, van der Veen, Hartshorn and Levin pairs diverse practice experience with a passion-driven, comprehensive law practice—all for the client’s benefit.