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February 19, 2018

Robert Gensimore, PennDOT Worker, Killed in Roadside Accident

Posted on February 19, 2018 On Saturday, a PennDOT worker by the name of Robert Gensimore, was killed in the afternoon as he was walking along I-99 in Logan Township. The 45-year-old lost his life as he was working in response to an early crash due to weather conditions. He was setting up flares when suddenly, a Chevy Cobalt driven by a 29-year-old from State College, slid out of control and struck him. He was unfortunately pronounced dead at the scene, according to police who arrived to assess the situation. The driver of the vehicle sustained minor injuries. The police […]
February 12, 2018

If You Have Suffered Serious Injuries in a Left-Turn Accident

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that 36% of all automobile accidents happen at intersections, with 480,000 of those crashes involving left-hand turning drivers. Some of the main reasons include an obstructed view while turning, inadequate surveillance, misjudgment of speed, and more. The study shows that these types of accidents are most likely to cause a fatal intersection crash more than any other type of accident. Because of this, if you have survived a left-turn accident, you may have suffered from very serious injuries. We can help in your time of need. Why Do These Accidents Occur?   Vehicles […]
February 6, 2018

Speeding the Cause of a Crash in Burnside Township, PA

Posted on February 5, 2018 Was speeding the cause of a crash that caused your injuries? Today in Burnside Township, PA, a 20-year-old man named Ronald Marshall was cited for speeding after his involvement in an accident. He drove his 2006 Pontiac G6 north on Route 219 when he failed to negotiate a left curve and traveled directly into a guide rail. When the vehicle spun, it crossed the road and hit an embankment, causing it to travel about 60 feet before it stopped. Luckily, there were no injuries in this accident, but what would have happened if other parties […]
January 22, 2018

Parked Car Accidents: A Closer Look at an Uncommon Accident

Posted on January 22, 2018 Last night, a 92-year-old and 82-year-old were injured after a crash in Lancaster. The crash happened before 8:30 PM when the 92-year-old struck a parked BMW while driving a van on the street. When emergency personnel arrived at the scene, the van was on its side and an 82-year-old had to be removed from the wreckage. Both people involved in the accident were taken to local hospitals with injuries. In all, due to the accident, three parked cars sustained damages. Cars were pushed into one another and rolled to their sides. Luckily, nobody was inside […]
January 12, 2018

School Bus Accidents and Lawsuits Involving Children

Early this morning, a school bus carrying students crashed into a house in east Earl Township. The bus, which was part of a Lancaster County School, was carrying only two students when it struck the home. Luckily, there were no reported injuries in the accident. But what would have happened if the children inside had been injured? What steps could their parents have taken to receive compensation for their injuries? When Your Child is Injured What do you do when a minor, or a child under the age of 18, is injured in an accident? In general, a child has […]
January 4, 2018

Parking Lot Accidents: From Causes, to Liability, to What You Should Do

You may be surprised to find that parking lots are a common ground for accidents amongst vehicle drivers. In fact, statistics show that 1 in 5 motor vehicle accidents takes place in a parking lot. You may think that, just because drivers have to drive carefully and use caution in parking lots, you have security from injuries. Thousands of motorists and pedestrians think the same thing every year, just to end up in an accident with multiple injuries. What are some of the most common causes of parking lot accidents? A wide variety of them happen when a driver is […]
March 16, 2017
Multi-Vehicle Injury Collision in Roaring Township

MTD Snow Throwers Can Still Cause Injury

A snow thrower is a helpful tool during winter for it does the heavy work of removing snow on driveways, sidewalks or any other area. However, it can also be harmful and a source of injury. Since 2003, reports have shown cases of amputated fingers, carbon monoxide poisoning and other serious injuries. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) data, around 9,000 Americans had a snow thrower related finger injury. The reason why victims have lost their fingers is that they stick their hands in a running snow thrower. Series 300 Recall A related controversial case on snow throwers […]