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…

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…

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…

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