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How Vehicle Parental Controls Are Saving Teens

How Vehicle Parental Controls Are Saving Teens Allentown car accident attorneys warn that auto accidents are the leading cause of death for people aged 15 to 20. Teenagers often underestimate driving hazards or are unable to recognize them, and people under 20 account for the largest group of … [Read more...]

Pharmacy Errors Can Result in Serious Injuries

In Pennsylvania, claims for injuries resulting from medical malpractice are largely governed by the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error Act. A component of the MCARE Act is that health care providers must report all injury incidents and near misses, and the Pennsylvania Patient Safety … [Read more...]

Failing to Maintain a Vehicle May Increase Accident Risk

Why Improperly Maintained Vehicles Are Involved in Accidents According to the federal government, 12 percent of motor vehicle crashes involve vehicles that had some sort of defect. In many cases, these defects occur because a car is not properly maintained.  Bald or Worn Tires Can Be … [Read more...]

America’s Opioid Crisis Causes Spike in Drug-Related Traffic Deaths

America's Opioid Crisis Hits Pennsylvania Roads The United States is in the throes of an opioid crisis. In fact, a recent study by the National Safety Council found that Americans are now more likely to die of an overdose of prescription painkillers than they are in a car crash. Unfortunately, … [Read more...]

Parties That Could Be Liable in a Personal Accident Case

People and Entities Could Be Negligent in Your Case According to the National Safety Council, accidental injury was the third-highest cause of death in 2016. Crash injuries may require surgery or medication to help control symptoms or otherwise aid in recovery. The party or parties that caused … [Read more...]

The Safety Risks of Trucks Hauling Hazardous Materials

Trucks Hauling Hazardous Materials Present Increased Crash Risks In 2016, there were an estimated 475,000 crashes involving large trucks in the United States. Most of those, about 73 percent, involved a collision with another vehicle on the road. About 5 percent of trucks haul hazardous … [Read more...]

How to Show a Driver Was Impaired When an Accident Occurred

Common Signs of Driver Impairment According to FBI estimates, 1,017,808 drivers were taken into custody for impaired driving in 2016. This includes impairment by alcohol and other controlled substances. If a driver is impaired when causing an accident, he or she may be liable for any damages that … [Read more...]

Recovery for Pennsylvania Dog Bite Victims

Recovering After a Dog Bite in Pennsylvania According to State Farm and the Insurance Information Institute, there were 18,522 dog bite claims made against homeowners' insurance policies in 2017, which totaled nearly $700 million in insurance payouts. When a dog bites a person in Pennsylvania, the … [Read more...]

What You Should Know About Personal Injury Claims

Most Important Personal Injury Laws in Pennsylvania If you've suffered from a recent injury and are thinking about filing a claim, it's important that you know more about the personal injury laws in Pennsylvania. In 2016 alone, car accidents resulted in 4.6 million medically consulted injuries. … [Read more...]

What You Can Do to Reduce the Likelihood of a Truck Accident

How to Prevent Being in a Truck Accident When you're operating a large truck, there are a variety of issues that can bring about an accident. In 2012, 104,000 people were injured in truck accidents, some of which were multi-vehicle crashes. When you want to avoid getting into a truck … [Read more...]

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