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January 31, 2018

Man Struck and Killed Crossing Street in Pedestrian Accident

Posted on January 31, 2018  Days ago, just within an hour of Lancaster County, an elderly man was struck and killed by a car while he was crossing the street. The 78-year-old was crossing the street right around lunchtime when he stepped onto the roadways and was struck by a gray Volvo traveling eastbound. Luckily, the driver stayed at the scene. The victim was transported to a hospital but was unfortunately pronounced dead later in the day. The Reality of Pedestrian Accidents  Nearly 5,000 pedestrians die in motor vehicle accidents every year, and these numbers are alarming. On top of […]
June 17, 2016

Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyers Discuss Bus Safety Regulations

There are about 29,000 large buses operating in the US. These large buses, also known as motor coaches, carry approximately 700 million passengers on an annual basis in the US.  This rate is comparable to the domestic airline industry in terms of volume. There is a growing concern among safety advocates that not enough is being done to keep passengers safe in bus accidents.  Fifteen years ago, bus accident investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board recommended safety standard improvements were needed for large buses.  Advancements were needed to make it easier for passengers to exit a motor coach after […]