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Car Inspection Laws in Pennsylvania

Posted on June 27th, 2019

If you are a regular driver in the state of Pennsylvania, it is important to know the car inspection laws. These laws are mandatory to protect the lives of drivers everywhere. The most important things to know about Pennsylvania’s car inspection laws include how often to get your vehicle checked, where to go, and the cost for noncompliance. Pennsylvania Law… READ MORE

Determining Fault After an Accident

Posted on June 26th, 2019

The number of motor vehicle-related deaths in Pennsylvania in the first six months of 2018 increased by 10%  compared to the same period in 2017. If you’re involved in an auto accident in Pennsylvania the first thing your insurance company will want to know is who was at fault in the accident? This is especially important if anyone suffered an… READ MORE

Pennsylvania Crash Statistics

Posted on June 25th, 2019

Pennsylvania has over 120,000 miles of roads and highways. Both the State of Pennsylvania and local counties and municipalities govern these roads. There were 128,888 automobile crashes in Pennsylvania in 2017 – more than one for every mile of pavement. These crashes varied by type, but affected 80,612 people, taking the lives of 1,137 of them. This roughly averages out… READ MORE

What Is First-Party Medical Benefits and PIP Coverage?

Posted on May 26th, 2019

Pennsylvania is one of 12 states that abide by no-fault car insurance laws. Under the no-fault system, individuals involved in an auto accident will file damage claims with their own insurance companies regardless of who caused the accident. Instead of determining fault and filing with that party’s insurance provider, all involved parties will file with their own insurers. Claims between… READ MORE

Pennsylvania Collision Repair Laws and Regulations 2019

Posted on May 24th, 2019

After an auto collision in Pennsylvania, it may be up to you to navigate the process for repairing your vehicle. While an auto mechanic will provide a repair estimate for you, it is your responsibility to know your rights and protect them during the process. In Pennsylvania, auto repair shops and technicians must follow certain rules and regulations during vehicle… READ MORE

4 Steps To File a Small Claims Court Case in Philadelphia

Posted on May 20th, 2019

You might need to file a small claim in Philadelphia after an accident such as a car crash, dog bite, or slip and fall. If you were in an accident that caused you $12,000 or less in damages, your claim will qualify for the Small Claims Court in Pennsylvania. The Small Claims Court exists at the Philadelphia Municipal Court. A… READ MORE

The Most Important Pieces of Information to Collect After an Accident

Posted on December 16th, 2016

A car accident can be one of the most frightening and chaotic events of a person’s life. Victims of car accidents have to deal with injuries, property damage, determinations of fault, and possible lawsuits – all in the hectic aftermath of a collision. While the most important factor to consider after an accident is the health and safety of those… READ MORE

Most Common Causes for Motorcycle Accidents

Posted on December 22nd, 2016

Motorcycle accidents often result in more catastrophic injuries than other types of vehicle collisions. Motorcyclists are more vulnerable to serious injuries in an accident than passengers of other vehicles, such as fatal head and brain injuries and traumatic tattooing from road rash. In 2014, there were 3,284 motorcycle crashes in Pennsylvania. These accidents resulted in 186 deaths, where 93% were… READ MORE

Can You Sue for a Campus Hazing Injury?

Posted on December 19th, 2016

Campus hazing is a dangerous and sometimes deadly reality for students. The popular ritual of putting new members of a sorority, fraternity, or other club through rigorous physical and mental “tests” before they can join can end in serious or fatal injuries. At least one person has died from hazing-related activities every year since 1970. The majority of these deaths… READ MORE

What Are the Penalties for an Underage DUI in Philadelphia?

Posted on November 17th, 2016

DUI, or driving under the influence, is an extremely dangerous act that endangers everyone near the intoxicated driver. DUI charges can result in heavy fines, suspension or loss of one’s driver’s license, and jail time for repeat offenders. What happens if the intoxicated driver is under the legal minimum age to consume alcohol? Drivers under 21 years old are responsible… READ MORE