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Understanding Who Can Be Liable in Commercial Truck Accidents

Who Can Be Liable for a Commercial Truck Accident? There are roughly 115,000 large truck and bus injury crashes every year in the U.S. Establishing liability is essential in any personal injury case, and truck accident liability is notoriously complex. An experienced truck accident lawyer can help … [Read more...]

Punitive Damages in a Truck Accident Case

Are Punitive Damages Possible in a Truck Accident Case? One of the things that elevate damage awards in jury verdicts is punitive damages. If you have been injured in a truck accident, you are likely wondering whether you can get punitive damages against the truck driver or the company that employs … [Read more...]

How to Prevent Passengers From Creating a Distraction

Staying Focused on the Road Instead of Your Passengers In 2018, there were about 4.5 million people injured in car accidents throughout the United States. Many accidents are caused by human error, such as driving while distracted by a passenger. Fortunately, there are steps that you can take to … [Read more...]

Distracted Semi Drivers Cause Catastrophic Accidents

Car Accidents Involving Distracted Semitruck Drivers Every year in the United States, roughly 4,000 people are killed in accidents involving massive semitrucks, and upward of 75,000 people are injured in collisions with semis, and often seriously so. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration … [Read more...]

How to Overcome the Mental Pain Caused By an Accident

Recovering Mentally After an Accident Each year, about 3 million people are injured in car accidents in the U.S. Even if you aren't disabled in an accident, you may still have nightmares about a crash or experience other mental issues. Fortunately, there are ways that you can start to overcome … [Read more...]

Know the Types of Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving Comes in Many Forms According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 3,166 lives were lost due to distracted driving in 2017. The Centers for Disease Control identify three types of distracted driving: cognitive, manual, and visual. Cognitive distraction refers to … [Read more...]

What Is No-Fault Car Insurance?

The Legal Implications of No-Fault Car Insurance Pennsylvania is among 12 states that have no-fault auto insurance laws, which can vary greatly from one state to the next. Pennsylvania requires all drivers to have personal injury protection, which will cover you to some extent in the event you are … [Read more...]

How a Lawyer Can Assist After You’ve Been in an Accident

Get Professional Legal Help After an Accident According to the Public Health Foundation, vehicle accidents account for 2.7 million emergency room visits each year. Being in a motor vehicle accident can be traumatic enough, but if you are injured due to another person's negligence, not getting the … [Read more...]

How to Prove a Truck Driver Was Fatigued

Hours of Service Records Could Be Key in Accident Cases In 2017, 116,000 people were injured in accidents involving large trucks. In a truck accident case, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries, but that is generally only true if negligence occurred. Drivers who operate motor … [Read more...]

How to Know If Your Case Will Go to Trial

Determining If Your Personal Injury Case Will Go to Trial Although filing a personal injury lawsuit opens up the possibility of substantial compensation, a case that goes to trial can take a long time to complete. It's estimated that upward of 95 percent of personal injury lawsuits end in a … [Read more...]

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