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…

  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…

  Blustery winds, sub-zero temperatures, bouts of freezing rain and heavy snowfall—it’s a mixed bag of conditions we’ve become accustomed to during the winter months in Pennsylvania. It’s that winter weather that often times leads to hazardous conditions on sidewalks, driveways and parking lots. Ice and snow accumulation can quickly lead to a catastrophic accident…

  With Black Friday and Cyber Monday behind us, many parents have checked off some big items on their child’s wish-list. But, before allowing your little ones dive in, there are some things to consider regarding safety that not even the best-intentioned parent thinks about. We’re going to take a look at some of the…

As seen in Hempfield Suburban News As an attorney handling exclusively personal injury cases, my practice is dedicated to helping people who have been injured in all sorts of accidents. Whether it is a motor vehicle, work or slip/trip and fall accident, if the event causes injury to someone and comes about as a result…

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…

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