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Distracted and Drowsy Driving Are Major Sources of Accidents

Distracted Driving and Drowsy Driving Cause Accidents Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have calculated that distracted driving results in nine deaths and over 1,000 car accident injuries every day. Likewise, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety … [Read more...]

How to Limit Your Odds of Getting into an Accident

How To Avoid a Car Accident There were 1,188 traffic fatalities in Pennsylvania in 2016. Of those who died, 505 were killed in accidents caused by speeding while another 327 died in crashes that involved drunk driving. While those numbers may be startling, there are some ways you can avoid being … [Read more...]

How to Account for the Sun’s Glare While Driving

There's a 16 percent greater chance of being involved in a major accident during sunny weather. This was according to a study published by the National Institute of Health. While driving in the sun can be challenging, there are steps that you can take to decrease your chances of getting into an … [Read more...]

Common Distracted Driving Causes

Common Causes of Distracted Driving According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, distracted drivers kill around nine people and injure over 1,000 more individuals on U.S. roads each day. In Pennsylvania, distracted drivers caused 16,036 crashes and 61 deaths in 2016, according to … [Read more...]

How to Drive Safely in Inclement Weather

More than five million auto accidents occur in the United States each year. Of these crashes, about 22 percent are caused by adverse weather conditions. Therefore, it can be beneficial for drivers to know how to stay safe while traveling in rainy, snowy or foggy conditions. Check Your Vehicle Every … [Read more...]

What to Do After a Car Crash

What to do After a Car Accident Those who leave the scene of an accident in Pennsylvania can face up to five years in prison as well as a $10,000 fine. This may be true whether a person left the scene intentionally or because he or she didn't know his or her obligations in the aftermath of a crash. … [Read more...]

Distracted Driving and Personal Injury Suits

Distracted Driving with Personal Injury Use the phrase “distracted driving,” and most people will assume that you are speaking either about texting or about talking on the phone while you’re behind the wheel of a car. Managing a smartphone while you’re operating a motor vehicle is certainly a … [Read more...]

Social Host Responsibility and Drunk Driving Injuries

High school graduation is often a cause for celebration, and summertime parties to acknowledge the accomplishment of the successful students and their friends are quite popular. At some of these events, alcohol may be served or accessible to the teenage guests. The Centers for Disease Control and … [Read more...]

Seeking a Personal Injury Lawyer as a Passenger

Over 2 million Americans are injured in automotive crashes each year, but when you think of a car accident lawyer or truck accident attorney, you probably associate these professionals with representing the at-fault parties and behind-the-wheel victims. What about the passengers, and what happens to … [Read more...]

Is Your Injury Work-Related—Part Two

In Pennsylvania, to recover workers' compensation benefits, you must show two things: that you suffered an injury and that you were working at the time. In the first part of this series, we looked at whether you could recover workers' compensation benefits if you were injured while on a break during … [Read more...]

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