Many drivers consider trucks to be among the more serious hazards they can encounter on the highway. This is for good reason: a truck that goes out of control can cause immense damage due to its size, weight and occasionally flammable cargo. Trucks are harder to manage on wet or icy road surfaces, … Read more about How fatigue causes truck collisions
Car collisions often have both immediate and far-reaching financial consequences. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration puts property damage, loss of productivity and medical expenses as the top areas of economic loss resulting from crashes. If you are considering seeking compensation … Read more about What types of compensation can I get for a truck collision?
In late September, a Missouri family set out for a long-awaited trip to Disney world. The family of four made it safely to the Magic Kingdom, but on the way home–after making one last stop at the beach–the family’s car was side-swiped by another vehicle, sending them careening into … Read more about Who pays when a family gets hurt?
Early September is always a crazy time, as parents and kids adjust to the new school routine. For some there is the adjustment of a new school, for some there is a new start time and for some there are after school activities. Whatever the changes are, the number one concern is to make sure … Read more about Back to school: Are schools liable if my kid is hurt on the bus?
Adjusting to life after a significant injury can be overwhelming. Medical appointments, physical therapy, and adjusting to limited mobility all cause distress. In addition, the financial stress of not working can create result in relationship issues, as well as depression and anxiety. As if all that … Read more about After the Injury: What to do if it’s permanent
Why do traffic collisions happen? From traffic congestion to inclement weather, drivers throughout Pennsylvania often encounter challenges while driving that, at times, can result in crashes and collisions. During 2014, more than 121,000 motor vehicle collisions were reported throughout the … Read more about Why do traffic collisions happen?
People aren't always sure what to do after an collision with a heavy semi-truck or tractor trailer. For someone who is recovering from an collision, dealing with a trucking company and their insurer can be overwhelming. Here are a few tips to avoid many of the common mistakes people can make … Read more about 5 mistakes people make after a trucking collision
Truck collisions are very different from car collisions. In addition to being more dangerous, they are also more complex. If you or a loved one has been injured in a truck collision, here are a few things you should know. An insurance claim for an injury sustained in a truck collision will differ … Read more about How are truck collisions different from car collisions?
When we seek medical care, we put our trust in medical professionals, clinics, and hospitals that they will give us the right advice in regard to what to do to take care of ourselves. When we need a medical procedure done, we trust the people performing those procedures are fully qualified, and are … Read more about Are medical errors underreported?
The warmer spring weather throughout the state of Pennsylvania brings with it many changes. For those who enjoy riding motorcycles, it may mean heading out for their first ride of the season. While the activity is enjoyable for many, it can also be dangerous. The lack of protection a motorcycle … Read more about Could a motorcycle helmet save your life?
Recently, there have been many reports in the media regarding the importance of getting enough sleep to staying healthy. Among other things it contributes the one's alertness. While there are many occupations in which being alert is important, this is particularly true where truck drivers are … Read more about Is sleep the key to reducing truck collisions?
Falls are all too common throughout the state of Pennsylvania. There are many reasons and situations in which they might occur. Whether it happens at your workplace, at another person's home or in a store, it can result in serious injuries. These injuries could lead to prolonged or permanent … Read more about Proving negligence in a slip and fall