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Truck Driver Fatigue Poses a Roadway Threat

Driver Fatigue Can Lead to Deadly Truck Accidents Drowsy driving is a dangerous practice for any driver; per the NHTSA, drowsy driving caused 44,000 injuries in 2013. When people get behind the wheel without sufficient sleep, their decision-making may be nearly as impaired as if they are drunk or … [Read more...]

How to Prevent Teenage Distracted Driving

6 Ways Teens Can Avoid Distracted Driving According to one recent study, drivers between the ages of 18 to 24 use their phones roughly two dozen times for every 100 miles that they drive. In particular, drivers between the ages of 16 and 18 have a reputation for using their phones or otherwise … [Read more...]

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...]

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 materials, … [Read more...]

Does a Spouse Have a Right to a Settlement?

Is an Accident Settlement Marital Property? In Pennsylvania, more than 350 accidents occur every day on average, and those accidents result in more than 200 injuries that warrant damages. Even if there are multiple plaintiffs in a case, most settlements that a Philadelphia accident attorney helps … [Read more...]

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