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…

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…

According the the U.S. Census Bureau, from 2005 to 2009, there were upwards of 10.5 million motor vehicle accidents per year on average. The possibility of a car accident, either serious or minor, is an everyday possibility for all Americans, and being in one of those accidents is a stressful, emotional, and scary ordeal. Below is a list…

Bicycling, like walking, is not only an enjoyable past time and form of exercise, but a critical mode of transportation for many people, as well. While many communities across Pennsylvania, including Lancaster County, have taken steps to make the roadways more bicycle-friendly, cyclists are still subject to significant risks. Hazardous road conditions, poor street maintenance, and negligent drivers can…

Walking is undoubtedly one of the most popular forms of transportation in the world. Whether you’re walking or running for exercise, leisure, or to get to work, being in such close proximity to major roadways can put you in danger. In 2012, there were 4,538 car accidents in Pennsylvania that involved pedestrians: 168 of those crashes resulted in…

During my 20 years as an attorney, I have handled several thousand personal injury law claims arising out of car, truck and motorcycle accidents. Many of my clients retained me immediately or shortly after the accident occurred; others hired me several months into the process; and a few more consulted me right before the statute…

The days and weeks following a car accident can be a confusing and stress-filled time. It is all too easy to put off or wholly overlook the steps necessary to protect your health and preserve your legal rights. Nevertheless, there are certain important steps that everyone should take, even if the accident initially appears to…

Shopping for auto insurance in Pennsylvania can be a mystery and many people frankly do not understand what they are buying. This means that price is often the most compelling factor and people are eager to accept any option that can significantly decrease their monthly premium. One such option is limited tort, the election of…

One of the many things that injured people begin to worry about once they decide to pursue a car accident claim is whether any of their own conduct could have contributed to their injuries. One frequent example is the case where a passenger is thrown from a vehicle or strikes his or her head because…

With summer coming, people are busy planning their holidays. But most people do not anticipate getting into a car accident while on vacation. Yet eight of the ten deadliest days for driving are during the summer months: July 2nd, 3rd and 4th; August 3rd, 4th, 6th and 12th; and September 2nd. Auto accidents often happen…

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