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How Coronavirus Impacts Auto Accidents and Lawsuits

Auto Accidents in the Time of COVID-19 The COVID-19 outbreak has changed the way that life occurs in the U.S. as people remain at home and stay off the roads. Predictably, statistics have shown that car accidents are on the decrease, but that does not tell the whole story as driving habits may have … [Read more...]

How to Obtain Compensation for Delayed Injuries

Determining the True Extent of Your Accident Injuries It costs roughly $30 billion a year to pay for treatment and other costs related to whiplash. Whiplash is one of the most common car accident injuries that you are likely to incur, but it can be days or weeks before you notice any symptoms of … [Read more...]

What to Do When You Experience Car Accident Back Pain

What to Do About Car Accident Back Pain On average, the economic loss of a person involved in a car accident in Pennsylvania is $1,414 as reported by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in 2017. If you suffer from a back injury, the costs can quickly add up. Fortunately, you can seek … [Read more...]

Using Dashcams After Accidents

Understanding Dashcams and How They Help After Accidents There were over 128,000 reported traffic crashes in Pennsylvania in 2018. Not all accidents present clear, obvious evidence that proves who was at fault; a hit-and-run with no surveillance cameras means you'll have to hope the culprit is … [Read more...]

What Happens If You’re in an Accident With a Driverless Car?

Driverless Cars and Liability Issues In October 2018, Pennsylvania authorized a driverless car manufacturer to begin testing vehicles on roads throughout the state. Though a more universal acceptance of self-driving cars is still some years in the future, it’s worth remembering that technology … [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...]

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...]

Safety Tips to Prevent Accidents While Driving in Bad Weather

Driving is something that you should always approach with a certain level of precaution, which is doubly true when you attempt to drive in poor weather. Taking the right precautions can help you mitigate the risk of getting into an accident. How to Account for Bad Weather When Driving Whether … [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...]

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...]

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