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Pennsylvania Car Accident Attorney Discusses Distracted Driving & Emergency Responders at Risk

You often see them pulled over or navigating their way through traffic with lights flashing. Emergency responders are often the first to arrive at a catastrophe. Yet in the process, they are often put in harm’s way themselves, according to a recent study. Emergency responders are often vulnerable to being struck by inattentive or reckless...

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A lawyer explains the risks of using a cellphone while driving

Cellphone distractions continue to pose a serious threat to everyone using the roads, recent research reveals. While drivers are talking and holding phones less these days than in years past, they are fiddling with the devices more than ever, according to research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The IIHS study was conducted...

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Rear-End Auto Accidents and Whiplash, Pennsylvania Attorney Discusses

You’re sitting and waiting at a traffic signal for the light to turn green. The last thing probably on your mind is the risk of being involved in an auto accident. But then out of nowhere, another driver fails to stop and slams into the back of your vehicle.   You exchange insurance information and wait for the police to...

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Autumn Driving Risk On Pennsylvania Roads

The month of November ushers in shorter days and colder temperatures, which can have a hazardous impact on Pennsylvania roads. As the days get shorter, Pennsylvania drivers spend more time on the road in the dark, which can impact drivers’ ability to judge roadway hazards and to react in time to prevent a crash. This becomes especially dangerous when combined with speeding, distracted driving, and impaired...

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The Trucking Industry Lagging Behind in Safety Technology

Large truck accidents in Pennsylvania cause catastrophic injuries, usually suffered by those in smaller passenger vehicles or vulnerable road users such as motorcyclists, bicyclists and pedestrians. Consumer Reports reveals that crashes involving large trucks have been on the upswing nationally, with more than 4,300 people killed in such collisions in 2016. That is an increase of...

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Reoccurring Back Injuries on the Job

When returning to work after suffering from a back injury, you may be concerned about sustaining another injury. It's important to be cautious of what caused your back injury in the first place. Luckily, workers' compensation in Pennsylvania is a no-fault system, which means that you can receive benefits regardless of who's at fault. Further,...

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