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Decoding Pennsylvania's Highway Safety Laws What Drivers Need to Know

Decoding Pennsylvania’s Highway Safety Laws: What Drivers Need to Know

Generally, the basic rules of the road are similar across the country, but there are some differences in each state. Knowing the traffic safety rules can not only keep you compliant with the law but also reduce your chances of being injured in a car accident. Drivers who travel throughout the Keystone State should familiarize themselves with some of the most notable of Pennsylvania’s traffic safety laws. Vehicles in Pennsylvania should always drive on the right lane on multi-lane highways unless [...]

Navigating Pennsylvania's Legal Landscape A Motorcycle Accident Survivor's Guide

Navigating Pennsylvania’s Legal Landscape: A Motorcycle Accident Survivor’s Guide

Motorcycle accidents can produce some of the most catastrophic injuries for a motorcycle rider and their passengers when compared to other types of motor vehicle accidents. Despite motorcycle ownership on the rise, there is still a great danger to it. When a motorcyclist is in an accident it is highly likely that they won’t walk away from their experience with minor physical bodily harm but rather, severe injuries. It is important that after a motorcycle accident, a survivor knows [...]

Rideshare Accidents Legal Implications and Safety Tips

Rideshare Accidents: Legal Implications and Safety Tips

Rideshare services are incredibly helpful when you need to get somewhere specific in a certain amount of time, especially when you don’t have access to your own vehicle. They also are critical in situations where you may have had a bit too much to drink and to get home, choose a rideshare service over driving yourself.  Still, rideshare drivers are no different than your average driver, despite the fact that they may have more driving miles under their belt. Mistakes [...]

Legal Considerations in Cases of Defective Medical Devices

Legal Considerations in Cases of Defective Medical Devices

Medical-related products are plentiful and used for many different purposes with the ultimate hope of helping a patient support healing and wellness. However, when medical equipment is dangerous because it is defective in some way, it can lead to serious injuries and death for patients. Thus doing the exact opposite of what it was intended for. If you or a loved one was injured by a defective product or died after using one, then speaking with a Pennsylvania defective product [...]

Legal Guidance for Families Dealing with Cerebral Palsy Birth Injuries

Legal Guidance for Families Dealing with Cerebral Palsy Birth Injuries

Having a child is a beautiful thing and a life event that defines starting a family. But, if a child suffers a birth injury, this can be an incredibly emotional and difficult reality to deal with for any parent. Knowing your child has cerebral palsy can be devastating.  You may be uncertain about what happened to your child and if mistakes were made that could have caused the condition. You may also be wondering what your child’s future will look [...]

Understanding Wrongful Death Claims in Pennsylvania

Understanding Wrongful Death Claims in Pennsylvania

Families who have lost a loved one to the negligent actions of another party may be able to secure compensation through legal action. A wrongful death claim allows loved ones the ability to recover damages that were suffered after a fatal incident.  Pennsylvania wrongful death claims come about when wrongful death is caused by wrongful acts or neglect or unlawful violence or negligence of another. Essentially a wrongful death claim is a personal injury claim that the deceased individual is [...]

The Legal Landscape of Motor Vehicle Accidents in Pennsylvania

The Legal Landscape of Motor Vehicle Accidents in Pennsylvania

Not everyone knows the steps to take and what exactly to do after a car accident. Especially in the direct aftermath of a crash, it is easy to feel disoriented. But, understanding Pennsylvania’s car accident laws and what is required will not only help you follow the rules but also support your personal injury claim should you decide to file one. Usually, the best way to get information on how to proceed after a car accident is to speak with [...]

Legal Recourse for Victims of Hit and Run Accidents

Legal Recourse for Victims of Hit and Run Accidents

Car accidents produce millions of preventable injuries and thousands of deaths every year. In one recent year, there were 1,059 lives lost in car accidents in Pennsylvania.  Typically, when a car accident happens, a victim can file a personal injury claim or wrongful death claim with the insurance company of the negligent, at-fault party who caused the accident. It is not uncommon for the insurance company to make it difficult to obtain the full amount of compensation owed. This is [...]

Pedestrian Accident Prevention and Legal Advice

Pedestrian Accident Prevention and Legal Advice

Pedestrians are at high risk for catastrophic physical bodily harm if they are hit by an aubomotible. This is because the weight and size of a vehicle far surpass that of the human body, and when in motion, the force that a car has can be immense should it hit a person. Given that the average weight of a private automobile is 3,000 to 4,000 pounds while the average body is only 150 pounds, there is a substantial difference [...]

the Role of Expert Witnesses in Construction Injury Cases

The Role of Expert Witnesses in Construction Injury Cases

Working in construction can not only be a physically laborious job but also a dangerous one. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the construction industry is one of the most risky to work in and one of the deadliest. The BLS indicates that in 2022, the construction industry had a fatal work injury rate of 38.5 per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers. In 2022, the construction industry was only number four for most dangerous jobs to be employed. Several things [...]

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