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July 10, 2018

Salisbury, PA – Vehicle Collides with Horse Buggy

Vehicle Hits Horse Buggy on Pennsylvania Highway Salisbury, PA (July 8, 2018) On Sunday, at 8:30 p.m., a car and a horse-drawn buggy collided into each other on the Pennsylvania Highway. Six people in the buggy suffered minor injuries. The driver did not suffer any injuries. There is no further information regarding the participants in this accident. More investigation will determine the cause of the accident and who was liable. Car Accidents Car accidents occur daily for many reasons, the number one reason being some form of negligence. Negligence consists of using a phone or device, eating, looking elsewhere other […]
July 8, 2018

Hazleton, PA – Two-Car Crash near Route 39

Crash Causes Severe Damage Hazleton, PA (July 6, 2018) On Friday afternoon, around 12:00 p.m., two drivers collided into each other on South Church Street. The accident was so severe that it caused a traffic jam on Route 39. One of the women drove a Chevrolet Sedan that crashed into a railroad crossing sign. Officials found the sedan against a sidewalk in front of the former Blue Comet Diner. The other woman drove a Honda SUV. Officials found the Honda against a sidewalk a few feet south of the sedan. Firefighters had to cut open both doors on the driver’s […]
February 6, 2018

Wrongful Death Pedestrian Accident Caused by Motor Vehicle

Posted on February 6, 2018 Recently, a Chambersburg woman was killed as she crossed the southbound lane of Interstate 81 after being in the center median and waiting for a time to cross. Desi Anderson was 23 years old at the time of her death and was struck by vehicle driver Brennen O’Brien, who was 19. The driver of the vehicle was not injured, and the investigation continues. When Your Loved One Has Been Killed Often, in a wrongful death pedestrian accident, the driver of the other vehicle is liable. This is because drivers are always supposed to be mindful […]
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 […]
January 26, 2018

Driving While Under the Influence of Drugs in Lancaster

Posted on January 26, 2018 A little over a week ago, a 29-year-old man and 31-year-old woman were charged after they were caught driving while under the influence of drugs in Lancaster County. They were both charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop. The male was also charged with driving on a suspended license. Luckily, no accidents or injuries stemmed from this incident, but what if their actions had led to a serious accident? In some cases, these accidents do not end well, with severe injuries or even death when a victim is involved. Drugged […]
January 21, 2018

Serious Injuries Result from a Motorcycle/Truck Accident Near Lancaster

Posted on January 21, 2018  Yesterday, injuries were reported after a serious truck and motorcycle accident in East Donegal. The crash happened in the evening just before 7 p.m. Though there was no more information released, there were two vehicles involved and serious injuries involved. The roadway was closed until emergency personnel responded. Truck and motorcycle accidents are all too common in many states, which happen for a variety of reasons. Truck Accidents Investigated  Because yesterday’s accident involved both trucks and motorcycles, we will talk about the accidents and injuries that result in these serious cases. Truck accidents are extremely […]
December 21, 2017

Four Common Questions regarding Personal Injury

Four Common Questions regarding Personal Injury In the event your attorney is unable to reach a reasonable settlement with the defendant’s insurance company prior to the statute of limitations running out, the next step will be to file a lawsuit with the Superior Court of Pennsylvania in an effort to preserve your rights to collect damages.  After that, the claim is said to be “in litigation”.  Then the court will then establish a timeline of discovery that involved parties utilize to get information about the claim, such as interrogatories or deposition.  In addition, the court will set deadlines pertaining to […]