Category: Motor Vehicle Accidents

Daylight saving time affects driving dangers

Car Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Truck Accidents
  November 6, 2020

Pennsylvania is among the many states that adjust their clock for daylight savings time. When the annual “fall back” happens, darkness comes even sooner. That leaves many people driving home from work under nighttime driving conditions, which can increase the odds of suffering a motor vehicle accident. Many other potential dangers arise with the yearly time changes that impact most…

Dealing with insurance companies after a car crash

Motor Vehicle Accidents
  October 14, 2020

If you have a car accident in Pennsylvania, you may be unsure about your next steps. After all, just dealing with the medical aftermath of a serious crash can be overwhelming, especially alongside property damage, time away from work and canceled events and activities. The bills may begin to pile up following a collision, especially if your injuries are severe…

Auto accidents and TMJ injuries

Motor Vehicle Accidents
  October 12, 2020

Due to the fact that most people commute to work or school in a car, the likelihood of being involved in an auto accident is high. Because of these odds, researchers and medical professionals have spent a lot of time studying one of the most common injuries you can receive in an accident, a TMJ injury. In the following article,…

Common car crash injuries and the recovery time required

Motor Vehicle Accidents
  October 6, 2020

Over the course of a day, over 7,000 drivers across the country are involved in a series of minor and major car accidents. People in Pennsylvania might report minor cuts and scrapes or life-altering injuries after a crash. However, each injury affects the body differently and requires different treatment during the recovery process. Below, learn some of the most common…

The most common motorcycle accident scenarios

Motor Vehicle Accidents
  September 2, 2020

As a motorcyclist in Pennsylvania, you want to be as safe as possible. There’s more to safety, though, than wearing the right protective gear. You may want to know what the most common types of motorcycle accidents are and how to avoid similar situations. When a car turns left in front of you The most common motorcycle accident involves a…

Femur fractures caused by car crashes

Car Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury
  August 22, 2020

Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of femur fractures for drivers living in Pennsylvania and across the United States, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. These types of fractures are extremely painful and can lead to permanent disabilities. What types of car accidents lead to femur fractures? The femur is a long bone that runs from your…

Distracted driving makes roadways more dangerous

Car Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents
  August 18, 2020

According to a study commissioned by Netradyne, concerns about distracted driving are on the rise. The study included 1,248 drivers in Pennsylvania and throughout America who were 18 and older and who had a standard license. Furthermore, the participants either drove their own car or drove a car owned by family members at least once a week. Distracted driving is…

Negotiating with the insurance company

Car Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents
  June 22, 2020

Insurance companies do not generally write big checks willingly after an accident. It is an expense for them that comes out of their bottom line. This does not mean that they will not settle a claim for a reasonable amount, however. The claimant just needs to negotiate with the insurance company in order to achieve their rightful settlement. The most…

Rural roads less safe for drivers than urban roads

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury
  June 8, 2020

Drivers in Pennsylvania may be skeptical of this claim, but rural roads tend to be more dangerous than urban roads. The following are just a few of the reasons why drivers should exercise caution on rural roads. First is that rural areas can create a false sense of security in drivers. They may think that they can travel down the…

Drowsiness behind the wheel and its dangers

Motor Vehicle Accidents
  April 28, 2020

Drowsy driving crashes are unfortunately widespread in Pennsylvania. Perhaps you were involved in one that was caused by another motorist and suffered catastrophic injuries. While there are an average of 100,000 drowsy driving crashes each year that are reported by the police, the actual number is much higher. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety puts it at 328,000 crashes and…