Category: Motor Vehicle Accidents

Reducing motorcycle accidents is a two-way street

Motor Vehicle Accidents
  May 5, 2021

One of the most common reasons for motor vehicle accidents involving motorcycles in the state of Pennsylvania is the inability of the automobile driver to see the motorcyclist. All too often, automobile drivers do not see motorcycle drivers on the roadway when they’re traveling. In 2017 alone, motorcycle accidents accounted for 14% of all traffic fatalities throughout the country. Roadway…

The “100 deadliest days” are dangerous for everyone

Car Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents
  April 26, 2021

When getting behind the wheel of a car, you do your best to avoid car accidents. You pay attention to the rules of the road, you don’t engage in distracted driving, and you’re aware of what other drivers are doing around you. In spite of all you do to avoid an accident, that may be harder to do once the…

A surprising motor vehicle accident statistic

Motor Vehicle Accidents
  March 18, 2021

Misconceptions abound when it comes to motor vehicle accidents in Pennsylvania and around the country. If you are like most people, you likely harbor a number of commonly held misconceptions about driving and motor vehicle accidents. One persistent misconception is the timing in which a large percentage of car accidents occur. Many motor vehicle accidents occur near a driver’s home…

Assessing fault in a rear-end collision

Motor Vehicle Accidents
  March 16, 2021

The law of vehicular control is central to unraveling any Pennsylvania auto accident, but this is not as simple as many people think. It is true that many drivers who are involved in a collision and strike other vehicles from the rear are at fault to some degree, but merely being the vehicle in a rear position during a collision…

Dangerous driving habits

Motor Vehicle Accidents
  January 25, 2021

Even the most experienced drivers can get into car accidents at one point or another. However, with some suggestions in mind, drivers can lessen the possibility that they will be involved in a car collision. Residents of Pennsylvania and other states should avoid certain dangerous driving habits to lower the risk of a car accident. Tailgating Tailgating is when drivers…

What are the statistics for red light accidents?

Motor Vehicle Accidents
  January 12, 2021

If you’re in a hurry, you might be tempted to run a red light or two. It’s a victimless crime–right? Unfortunately, hundreds of people have died in car accidents in Pennsylvania and around the country after motorists made the same assumption. It only takes a second for a car to pull out in front of you when you’re least expecting…

What happens if you hit a family member’s vehicle?

Motor Vehicle Accidents
  January 7, 2021

A car accident in Pennsylvania doesn’t have to happen on the highway. In fact, if you back into a parked car in a driveway, that’s technically considered a car accident. While the car might be owned by a friend or a family member, that doesn’t mean you won’t have to deal with the financial consequences. What happens if you hit…

Explaining a pain and suffering multiplier?

Catastrophic Injuries, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury
  January 7, 2021

Many car accident victims in Pennsylvania are entitled to a settlement paid out by the other driver or their insurance company. When most people think about filing a claim, they’re looking for compensation for their vehicle damages and medical bills. However, a settlement doesn’t just cover the physical damage from the car accident. The victim might also receive compensation for…

The dangers of driving in winter weather

Car Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Truck Accidents
  December 22, 2020

Winter driving conditions are often treacherous in Pennsylvania, but there are measures drivers can take to greatly increase their chances of reaching their destinations safely. Many winter accidents involve vehicles that have been poorly maintained, and motorists who do not adjust their driving habits to account for slippery road surfaces or reduced visibility cause many others. These accidents are almost…

Road risk: How to reduce the chances of an accident

Car Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Truck Accidents
  December 8, 2020

Car accidents are a common occurrence, and no matter how big or small, they can be devastating for a person or business to go through. Therefore, it is important to keep in mind the things needed to keep yourself and your loved ones safe while driving. The following includes some of the best ways to reduce the chances of an…