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The Impact of Drug-Impaired Driving in the U.S.

Drug-Impaired Driving Is on the Rise Drug-impaired driving is on the rise in Pennsylvania and across the United States. In 2016, 44 percent of fatally injured drivers who were given toxicology tests were found to have drugs in their system, according to a report by the Governor's Highway Safety … [Read more...]

How Your Truck Accident Claim Is Handled

How an Insurance Company Handles a Truck Accident Claim With Injury There are more than 2 million people who are injured in car and truck accidents every year. Despite how common these accidents are, many people are in the dark about what the claims process entails and the complications that can … [Read more...]

What You Need to Know About Whiplash

The Effects of Whiplash Following a Truck Accident Whiplash is a very serious condition that can occur during a truck accident, but it can be difficult to detect right away. It's been found that around 45 percent of people who suffer from whiplash after an accident still experience symptoms after … [Read more...]

How Truck Accident Cases Are Harmed by Social Media Posts

Why Social Media Causes Problems With Truck Accident Claims For a truck accident lawyer moving forward with a case, social media posts can be both blessings and curses. A truck accident attorney is looking for posts that indicate that an operator did something negligent like falling asleep at the … [Read more...]

Defensive Driving Techniques for Dealing With Commercial Trucks

Defensive Driving Around Large Commercial Trucks More than 4,400 large commercial trucks are involved in fatal accidents each year, and the trend has been an increase in those numbers of more than 2 percent annually. Understandably, much of the media focus is on the professional drivers: their … [Read more...]

Recovering Damages for Victims of Truck Accidents

Causes of Truck Accidents and Costs to Injury Victims The problem of commercial truck accidents has worsened in recent years, and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reported that truck accident fatalities rose by 27 percent from 2009 to 2016. Multiple factors contribute to truck crashes, but … [Read more...]

What to Do After Being Injured in a Car Accident

What to Do After Being Injured in a Car Accident It is estimated that anywhere from 20-50 million people are injured in car accidents every year. When you have been involved in an accident and you believe that you've been injured, it can be important that you take the right steps to make sure your … [Read more...]

Determining Duty of Care and Negligence

Determining Duty of Care and Negligence Under tort law, negligence is a cause of action that may qualify for compensation in situations where another party’s carelessness contributed either to injury to your person or damage to your property. One of the most important considerations in identifying … [Read more...]

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...]

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