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August 2018 Archives

Survey shows teens are prone to distracted driving


For law enforcement officials and legislators in Pennsylvania, distracted driving is rapidly becoming one of the biggest concerns. Efforts to put a stop to it and convince drivers to put their devices down when they are behind the wheel are frequently failing to hit home. Studies are another strategy to emphasize how risky it is to be distracted behind the wheel, and one new survey says that the nation's teens are often texting and driving. This information is not only important to try to stop the practice, but should be considered when there is a crash and a legal filing is necessary to attempt to seek compensation.

Comprehensive estate planning needs legal assistance


Residents of Warrendale who have concerns about how their estate will be passed along to their loved ones will want to make certain that they have a comprehensive estate plan in place. This can include many aspects, like trusts, a living will, a traditional will and more. The individual situation will dictate how best to craft the estate plan.

Study finds more elderly people file for personal bankruptcy


Pennsylvanians who are facing substantial debt with no clear way of paying it will inevitably have concerns about what the future holds. This is especially true for older Americans 65 and above. For them, the idea of not paying their debts can be a frightening thought with feelings of failure and a belief they are not adhering to their responsibilities. However, as time passes, more and more older people are seeking to use bankruptcy to restructure debt and get back on stronger financial ground. Recent research indicates just how many older people are turning to personal bankruptcy.

Pickup hits elderly woman in parking lot, causing wrongful death


One of the most dangerous types of motor vehicle accidents in Warrendale and throughout Pennsylvania is one that involves a pedestrian. Pedestrians are completely vulnerable when there is a crash, and there can be debilitating injuries and fatalities. Often, drivers are behaving recklessly, negligently or are drunk driving, leading to a failure to keep track of pedestrians. After an accident, those who have suffered injuries or lost a loved one must know their right to seek compensation in a legal filing.

Motor vehicle accident injuries more frequent at certain times


Many factors go into a Pennsylvania car accident and all should be considered when assessing the cause and thinking about a legal filing. Some are more obvious than others. Reckless driving, driving under the influence, distracted driving and other common reasons are often why there is a crash. Research can be useful when driving to be prepared for potential risks. This is also important after an accident has happened. One issue that should be assessed is the time of the day in which it is the most dangerous to be on the road.

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