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How Reckless Driving Endangers Philadelphia Pedestrians

Pedestrian Accidents Increasing in Philadelphia Between 2009 and 2020, pedestrian accidents increased by more than 59%. In 2020, nearly 7,000 pedestrians died while crossing the street, which accounted for 17% of all traffic fatalities that year. If you or your loved one were the pedestrian in an … [Read more...]

Tired Truck Drivers Are More Likely to Cause Accidents

How Truck Driver Fatigue Endangers Everyone on the Road Truck driver fatigue causes an estimated 30% to 40% of accidents involving semi-trucks. Accidents with trucks are some of the deadliest due to their weight, speed, force, and cargo. If you've been involved in an accident with a truck, speaking … [Read more...]

Common Medical Errors in the Emergency Room

6 Common Emergency Room Medical Errors It may surprise you to learn that the third leading cause of death in the United States is not a common disease, but in fact, it is medical errors. This is unusually high compared to other developed countries, including Germany, the United Kingdom, Canada and … [Read more...]

Traffic Fatalities Spiked Throughout the US in 2021

Traffic Deaths Increase Across the US During 2021 Recent reports from transportation agencies show that there was a drastic increase in traffic deaths for most states during 2021, including Pennsylvania. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 42,915 people died in car … [Read more...]

Why Larger Vehicles Are More Dangerous for Pedestrians

How Trucks and SUVs Can Seriously Injure Pedestrians Pedestrians hit by SUVs are more likely to experience severe injuries or death compared to after being struck by a car. This is according to a study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. SUVs and Trucks Are Designed Differently Than … [Read more...]

Ways to Prevent Distracted Driving

4 Tips for Preventing Distracted Driving Distracted driving is a problem that is growing in severity with cellphone use being one of the most common and dangerous sources of distraction. While many lives have been lost to distracted driving, the good news is that further accidents of this type are … [Read more...]

Personal Injuries From Falling Debris Truck Accidents

Steps to Take After a Falling Debris Truck Accident When debris or objects fall from a truck while the truck is on the road, it may seem minor, but it can cause major damage to not only other vehicles but to people as well. What Kind of Debris Falls From Trucks? Trucks travel to destinations … [Read more...]

What Types of Evidence Can You Present in a Personal Injury Case?

What Counts As Inadmissible Evidence in a Lawsuit? Did you know that a lack of evidence is one of the most common reasons a person loses a lawsuit? The evidence you present can make or break your personal injury case, but keep in mind that the court won't allow you to bring up certain types of … [Read more...]

Proving That a Driver Was Negligent During a Truck Accident

What It Takes to Prove Negligence Following a Truck Accident When you've been in a truck accident that was caused by another party, proving fault is necessary if you are interested in filing a lawsuit. In 2019, more than 118,000 trucks were involved in accidents that resulted in at least one … [Read more...]

How Do You Claim Compensation After a Bicycle Accident?

Claiming Compensation After a Bicycle Accident Riding a bicycle is a great way to get exercise, fresh air, and save money on gas. However, sharing the road with larger vehicles poses risks. You will want to know how to claim compensation if you're injured in a bicycle accident. How to Determine … [Read more...]

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