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Pedestrian Crosswalk Laws In Pennsylvania

Posted on March 23rd, 2020

Pedestrian safety is tantamount on roadways in Pennsylvania. Pedestrians have no protection against the force of a vehicle slamming into them. That is why pedestrian crosswalk laws are so essential to safety. Drivers need to know when pedestrians have the right of way. General Pedestrian Crosswalk Laws The following are laws passed by the state legislature regarding pedestrian crosswalk safety:… READ MORE

How to Obtain a Police Report After a Car Accident

Posted on March 20th, 2020

Nobody wants to get into a car accident, and the aftermath of a crash can be confusing. After a crash occurs, there are various things you need to take care of. Securing the police report is vitally important for the outcome of a car accident settlement. The police report is one of the most useful records for an attorney helping… READ MORE

Farm Work Injuries

Posted on March 19th, 2020

Agricultural workers face incredible hazards every day they are on the job. Farmers are at high risk for both fatal and non-fatal injuries. Farmworkers sustain injuries and illnesses in a variety of ways and understanding the risks that farmers face is important. Farmworker Injury Statistics The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that there are more than… READ MORE

Car Seat Laws in Pennsylvania

Posted on March 18th, 2020

Children are more vulnerable to serious injuries in car accidents. Because of this, every state has laws in place regarding car seats and children. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, during a recent reporting year, a child under the age of 13 in the Commonwealth was injured in a car crash every 33 seconds. PennDOT says that there were… READ MORE

5 Factors That Affect Your Car Accident Settlement

Posted on March 17th, 2020

Obtaining a settlement in the aftermath of a car accident that was caused by another driver’s careless or negligent actions is important. Victims in these incidents should not have to worry about how to pay for their medical expenses and property damage. However, there are several factors that could affect your car accident settlement. 1.     The severity of the injury… READ MORE

When Are Car Accidents Covered by Workers Comp?

Posted on February 21st, 2020

Work injuries are a common occurrence in the US and in Pennsylvania. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were approximately 2.8 million workplace injuries and illnesses reported during the latest year. While there are various types of injuries that can occur in the workplace, work injuries can also occur in car accidents. Many people wonder whether or… READ MORE

What You Should Know About Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Posted on February 20th, 2020

When you go to work each day, you likely do so knowing that you will be taken care of if you sustain an injury on the job. We can usually count on having workers’ compensation insurance. However, there are times when employers fail to carry the required insurance for their employees. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS),… READ MORE

Accidents Caused by Defective Mechanical Work

Posted on February 19th, 2020

When you take your vehicle in for repairs, you should be able to count on the mechanic doing a good job. They should certainly not make a mistake that leads to a car accident. Unfortunately, there are times when a mechanic makes a mistake that causes a collision. When this happens, an injured victim may wish to pursue damages against… READ MORE

Child Passenger Accident Statistics

Posted on February 18th, 2020

Car accidents are a regular occurrence in our area. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, there were more than 128,000 total car accidents reported during the latest year across the Commonwealth. One of the scariest things for a parent or guardian is having a child in the car when an accident occurs. Children are more susceptible to injuries in… READ MORE

What to Do If an Uninsured Driver Hits You

Posted on January 17th, 2020

Being involved in any car accident can be confusing and complicated. However, if you are struck by an uninsured driver, the situation can be even more difficult to deal with. There are millions of uninsured drivers on the roadways in the United States, with many here in Pennsylvania. We want to talk about what you can do if you are… READ MORE