Posts Categorized: Auto Accidents

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5 Important Steps To Take After A Car Accident In Pennsylvania

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No one steps out of their front door in the morning anticipating that they’ll be involved in a motor vehicle crash. Unfortunately, the countless accidents that occur every day in America alone prove that many people are inaccurate in this assumption. One of the most unfortunate parts of these incidents, other than property loss and… Read more »

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Injuries And Fatalities From Auto Accidents In Pennsylvania Increase In 2012

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Pennsylvania saw over 1,310 fatalities due to accidents in 2012, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In 2011, that number was 1,286. Drivers that cause fatal accidents may be impaired by drugs or alcohol, or they may be tired or may be distracted. Everyone hopes that they – and their loved ones… Read more »

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What Not To Do After An Accident

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Nobody likes to think about being in an accident, yet planning ahead for the possibility of an accident is important. Many accident victims jeopardize their health, safety and legal rights because they make critical mistakes after an accident. This is usually because the victims are in shock and aren’t prepared to deal with the complex… Read more »

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Scranton Moosic Wilkes Barre Kingston Accident Lawyers- Work Injury? Call Dlp

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According to figures recently released by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, highway accidents were the most frequent type of workplace fatality in Pennsylvania in the year 2010 when such incidents caused 45 deaths. Highway accidents have historically been the most frequent fatal event in Pennsylvania for 17 of the last 19 years. The… Read more »

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Is There A Difference Between Car And Truck Accident Cases?

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In all likelihood, there will be a lot of differences between a truck and car accident case. The array of negligible parties and insurance coverage variances make these cases complex. While both auto accidents and truck accidents can cause injuries and even death to those involved, some factors are typical in semi-truck accidents and do… Read more »

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Injured In A Car Crash: Know When To Hire A Personal Injury Attorney

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If you receive injuries in a car accident caused by the negligence of another driver, you have no guarantee that your medical bills will be paid. Even if the other driver has car insurance, you may not receive the full compensation you deserve. Insurance companies and their legal counsel know what to do to minimize… Read more »

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Your Cell Phone And Driving; What’s The Law In Pennsylvania?

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On August 24, 2011, Steven Rockwell was driving his motorcycle and traveling eastbound on East Union Street in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania near its intersection with North Washington Street. At the same time, Glen Knott was traveling westbound on East Union Street at the same intersection. Knott was driving a Ford van and working for… Read more »