Trucking Accidents: ways big companies try to get the upper hand The rise of e-commerce and overnight deliveries, coupled with Pennsylvania’s easy access to major cities on the East Coast, has turned our state into a warehousing and trucking mecca. With all those trucks on the road, accidents are going to happen—6,807 accidents to…

CAR ACCIDENTS ON WINTRY ROADS With winter weather upon us, road conditions can be hazardous, leading to many accidents. But even with the ice and snow covered roads, often times the road conditions are not the actual cause of an accident. There are many factors to consider besides the road conditions, including the negligence of…

  If you spend the majority of your day behind the wheel, you have a dangerous job. You may not think your position in sales or your job as a plumber is particularly dangerous—but driving puts you at risk of an accident. On-the-job traffic accidents are the leading cause of worker death in the United…

The National Safety Council estimates 438 people will die during the New Year’s Day holiday period this year. That estimate is based off the number of fatalities in the U.S. over the last five years. Of all the fatal accidents over the same period in 2016, 36 percent involved an alcohol-impaired driver. Those celebratory toasts…

As seen in Hempfield Suburban News Whether it is a fender-bender or high-speed collision, being involved in a car crash can be a life-altering event. Following an accident, the most important thing, of course, is for anyone who has been injured to seek out the necessary medical attention. But what happens after that? Undoubtedly, you…

  A tractor-trailer weighs between 12,000 and 80,000 pounds—about 25 times more than the average car. Being driven at 65 miles per hour on the highway, they aren’t easy to stop and can be a deadly weapon against drivers and passengers in smaller cars.  At Georgelis Injury Law Firm, P.C., we see how catastrophic truck…

Every minute of every single day, someone is involved in an auto accident. Every sixteen minutes an accident results in a fatality. This week and every week, parents should be talking to their teens about the rules of the road and the measures they should be taking to keep themselves and others safe. Why? It’s…

Car crashes are a leading cause of death for children under the age of 13. On average, two children a day are dying on our roadways. Many times, deaths and injuries can be prevented with the proper use of seat belts, boosters and car seats. Our attorneys at Georgelis Injury Law Firm, P.C. care about…

When a large truck collides with a passenger vehicle, the occupants of the passenger vehicle often suffer catastrophic, even fatal, injuries. Filing a lawsuit against the negligent party, or parties, is often the only way to ensure that a victim is fully and fairly compensated for those injuries or loss. Trucking Accident Injuries For the victim of…

As the recent news of a pedestrian killed by a driverless Uber vehicle highlights, a pedestrian is no match for a motor vehicle in the event of collision. Pedestrian-motor vehicle accidents can result in pain, suffering, and sometimes death. It is important, for their own safety and the rights of others, for pedestrians to understand…

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