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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 […]
July 4, 2018

Cranberry Township, PA – SUV Crashes into House

Crash Leaves No Injuries Cranberry Township, PA (July 2, 2018) – On Monday night at around 7:00 p.m., an SUV crashed into a house on Pemberley Drive and got stuck in the wall. There were no injuries, but the SUV had to be towed away from the scene. The owners of the house are Deborah and Thomas Riccobelli. More investigation will determine why the accident occurred. Vehicle Accidents The house used to be a farming field along Glen Rape Road, which means the area has a lot of open space. The accident could have been caused by bad road conditions, […]
July 4, 2018

Blossburg, PA – Truck Crashes on Route 15

Driver Suffers Severe Injuries in Truck Crash Blossburg, PA (June 26, 2018) – Last Tuesday, at around 4:00 a.m., a truck driver was driving north on Route 15 when he lost control of his truck due to ice and slush. The truck fell over a steep embankment and crashed onto North Williamson Road. The driver suffered severe injuries, including head, neck, and back injuries. Trucking Accident Injuries Drivers and passengers involved in trucking accidents almost always end up with injuries. Because this is a large trucking accident, the driver involved deserves compensation for personal injury. Since this accident was caused […]
June 30, 2018

Mercer County, PA – Fatal Car Accident Leaves Person Killed

One Car Crash on Route 62 Mercer County, PA (June 23, 2018) On Saturday night around 10:00 p.m., police state that Albert Mount, 25, was driving on Route 62 and Coolspring Church Road when his car spun around and flipped on its roof. The crash wasn’t discovered until the next morning at around 7:00 a.m. where Mount was found dead. Police are still investigating, but as of now the cause for the crash is unknown. Mount’s car was the only car involved in the crash. Motor Vehicle Accident One major cause for drivers to lose control of their vehicles is […]
January 18, 2018

What Happens if a Stolen Car Leads to a Car Accident?

Yesterday, a case in Lancaster could have turned from a criminal case into a civil case as it could have ended in serious injuries or an accident. A Lancaster man was arrested on charges of bounding his elderly roommate with an extension cord and driving off with the man’s debit card, cellphone, and car. Though the man did not cause an accident, many incidents of stolen cars end in disaster, with catastrophic injuries as a police chase begins. But what happens when you were injured due to somebody in a stolen car and their negligence? You have rights to recover. […]
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 […]
June 17, 2016

Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyer, Lawren J. Nelson, Settles Slip and Fall Case for $155,000

On May 24, 2011 the firm’s 41 year old female client (an independent cleaning contractor) went to the Defendants’ vacation home located in the Poconos to perform interior cleaning services. After arriving in the morning and cleaning the inside of the home with several other workers, the client exited the front door of the home, took a few steps and slipped and fell to the ground on the middle landing of a railroad tie and slate staircase located between the driveway and the front door. It had rained the day before this accident and the wood and slate walkway was […]