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August 8, 2018
Slip and Fall Accidents in Pennsylvania

How Modified Comparative Negligence Works in Pennsylvania Slip and Fall Cases

Despite the claims of negligent property owners, no person ever enters premises with the intention of suffering an injury. When a person suffers an injury because of a dangerous property condition, usually in what is referred to as a “slip and fall” accident, it can be extremely confusing trying to figure out how to recover damages for the injuries. It is extremely common for a property owner who is accused of being negligent in the maintenance of the property to claim that a victim was the party responsible for his or her injuries. The insurance company for the negligent party […]
January 25, 2018

Pedestrian and Tractor-Trailer Accident in Lancaster County

Posted on January 25, 2018 Two evenings ago, a pedestrian was seriously injured after being hit by a tractor-trailer. When the truck driver was driving along, he claimed that he heard something hit his truck and, when he went to check, a pedestrian had gotten hit. There was a witness behind the tractor-trailer who said that the truck was moving at a slow speed under the speeds of traffic and in his lane when the accident occurred. There is an ongoing investigation into the matter. The Danger of Pedestrian Accidents  Pedestrian accidents are almost always serious, as pedestrians are not […]