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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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Distracted Driving with 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...]

Accident Lawyer – Car Accident Rights as a Passenger

Accident Lawyer - Car Accident Rights 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 … [Read more...]

Measures You Can Take to Prevent a Pool Tragedy

Measures You Can Take to Prevent a Pool Tragedy There's nothing like a dip in the pool on a hot day—but a pool can also be a dangerous place, what the law calls an "attractive nuisance." According to national statistics, more than 7,000 people drown every year, approximately 80% of them in private … [Read more...]

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