Posts Categorized: Auto Accidents

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Interstate 84 Construction Mess Leads To More Auto And Truck Accidents —dlp Personal Inury Firm Is The Accident Victim Legal Team For I-84 Pennsylvania Accident Victims

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Anyone traveling down I-84 from New England and New York are aware of the road construction at the Pennsylvania border.  The interstate is down to one lane for many miles with a couple of two mile breaks in between.  It is a slow moving and dangerous area. The number of I-84 construction site accidents is… Read more »

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Dlp Lawyers Represent Route 81 Construction Site Accident Victims In Luzerne, Lackawanna And Susquehanna Counties

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There is an old joke about the seasons in Northeastern Pennsylvania:  There are only two seasons–Winter and Road Construction!! Well, road construction on Interstate 81 is in full swing.  Unfortunately with the lane closures and traffic tie ups come an increase in serious traffic accidents.  The 12 Trial Lawyers at Dougherty Leventhal Price LLP are… Read more »

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Injury? Call Dlp- Attorney Tom Cummings- Summer Driving Tips

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With the summer vacation season now upon us, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) offers some helpful hints to make summer travel safe, efficient and enjoyable. We should all be sure to follow safe driving rules and to avoid distractions that could impair our driving abilities and increase the cahnce of an accident. A… Read more »

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Senate Committee Seeks To Weaken Some Important Trucking Regulations Meant To Combat Driver Fatigue

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Recent action by the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee in the area of federal truck safety regulations has many up in arms. The Committee added an amendment to a funding bill that repeals certain Hours of Service regulation changes enacted last summer for truckers. The timing of this effort has drawn a great deal of attention… Read more »

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Teens, Texting And Distracted Driving

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According to the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, the chances of a car crash increase by 23% when the driver texts while driving, and the National Safety Council reports that 1.5 million annual vehicular accidents are the result of texting while behind the wheel. This increased change of personal injury as the result of distracted driving… Read more »

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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 »