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Helping people injured in a car accident

Many people in Pennsylvania heavily relied motor vehicles, and use them on a daily basis. Thus, major highways and city streets and frequently filled with motor vehicle traffic. While traffic rules and regulations are put in place to make the driving experience safer, this does not ensure that all motorists will uphold their duty to drive safe. When a motorist fails to uphold this duty, it could result in a serious or even fatal car crash.

How does driver negligence lead to intersection crashes?

Driving is a necessity in society; therefore, travelers have grown accustomed with the various costs and benefits associated with personal vehicles. While many residents in Pennsylvania rely on automobiles to get to and from their destinations, these modes of transportation pose many risks and dangers. However, many of these risks that lead to a car accident are based on human behaviors.

Multi-vehicle collision in Pennsylvania injures 8

Everyday, residents in Pennsylvania use their vehicles to get to and from various destinations. While automobiles are viewed as commodities, they have a significant and important role in most American's lives. Without personal vehicles, individuals might not have a means to get around. However, without the abundance of vehicles on the road, there wouldn't be such a high risk of accidents on the roadways.

Dealing with high medical bills after a wreck? We can help

As previous posts on this blog have discussed, many different types of car accidents can leave a resident of the Pittsburgh metro area seriously injured. At our law office, we take the approach that every car accident is a serious matter, at least on the emotional level.

Woman killed while responding to another accident

When tragedy strikes it is not uncommon for others to want to step in and help. However, providing service to those in need can sometimes put responders in the way of harm. Just recently a Pennsylvania woman was killed when she responded to a car accident and was struck by a separate vehicle.

Negligence may serve as a basis for a car accident lawsuit

Most personal injury claims are based on the legal theory of negligence. If the injured party can show that his or her damages were caused by the other party's negligence, then the injured party can generally seek compensation for those damages. In common parlance, negligence is a synonym for carelessness, but its legal meaning is more specific.

Vehicle collisions with bicyclists can be deadly

The cold weather of winter may be keeping many Warrendale residents from imagining that they are outdoors and on a bike ride. However, spring will be here in a matter of months and before long local vehicles will have to share the roads with smaller, two-wheeled modes of transportation. When bikes and cars are on the road at the same time, very dangerous and sometimes deadly accidents can happen when drivers fail to responsibly operate their vehicles.

Steps to take if you are injured in a car accident

In a matter of seconds, a car accident can change the course of a person's life. Even if it only results in damages to one's car, the stress of experiencing such a violent occurrence can leave a person reeling. If readers of this Warrendale legal blog have wondered what they should do if they experience loss or are injured in a car accident, this post is intended to provide them with some information on where to start.

The problems of living with a traumatic brain injury

A traumatic brain injury is a physical event that causes serious and sometimes irreversible harm to a victim. Warrendale residents can suffer traumatic brain injuries in a number of ways, including but not limited to car accidents and collisions, slips and falls, participating in sports and contact activities and others. There is a wide range of symptoms that a person may experience if he has suffered a traumatic brain injury; this post will examine just a handful of those indicators.

Child injured in area hit-and-run accident

The school year is well underway for Warrendale students, and many children are thinking ahead to their coming winter breaks. Though they will have to get through assignments and quizzes, reports and tests before they can enjoy some well-deserved time off from their classes, most are likely enjoying relatively untroubled academic experiences.

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