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Who Is At Fault In An Elevator/Escalator Accident?

Posted on April 21st, 2023

Accidents involving elevators and escalators are entirely preventable. These types of events often happen due to the careless or negligent actions of a property owner, but the question of who is at fault in such accidents is often complex and requires a thorough understanding of the law. Here, we want to review the duty of care owed by property owners… READ MORE

Limited Tort Vs. Full Tort

Posted on July 7th, 2022

Every driver in Pennsylvania is required to carry auto insurance. However, auto insurance in the Commonwealth is operated a little bit differently than it is in most other places around the country. Here, drivers can choose “no-fault” insurance or go with a more traditional type of insurance. No-fault insurance is referred to as “limited tort,” and a more traditional insurance… READ MORE

Philadelphia Dram Shop Liability

Posted on July 6th, 2022

When a drunk driver causes an accident that leads to injuries or property damage, that driver will usually be held responsible for their actions. However, there are times when other parties aside from the impaired driver can be held liable for damages. In Pennsylvania, there is something called dram shop laws that allow establishments or licensed individuals who serve alcohol… READ MORE

Breaking These Pennsylvania Traffic Laws Will Most Likely Cause An Accident

Posted on June 22nd, 2022

The only way that our roads can remain safe is if every individual abides by traffic laws. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for individuals to violate traffic laws, and this can lead to a citation as well as serious accidents. Here, we want to discuss the main Pennsylvania traffic laws that will most likely lead to a vehicle accident if… READ MORE

Right of Way Laws Overview in Pennsylvania

Posted on June 22nd, 2022

How many times have you driven your vehicle, been cut off by someone else, and thought, “Wow, I had the right of way there.” The reality is that most of us have thought about this at some point. However, state law in Pennsylvania does not assign the right of way to anyone, though it does state who is required to… READ MORE

Signs of PTSD After a Car Accident

Posted on June 22nd, 2022

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur in a variety of ways, including after a vehicle accident. A study from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) indicates that approximately 39.2% of all motor vehicle accident survivors developed symptoms of PTSD. This is a significant number of individuals in Pennsylvania and throughout the US. Here, we want to discuss the main… READ MORE

The Difference Between Negligent and Reckless Driving

Posted on June 22nd, 2022

The vast majority of vehicle accidents occur because a driver on the roadway makes a mistake. Often, these mistakes occur due to the careless or reckless actions of a driver. Here, we want to discuss the difference between negligent driving and reckless driving on the roadways of Pennsylvania. There is a difference between these two terms, although it may seem… READ MORE

Can You Get Punitive Damages After a Truck Accident?

Posted on May 2nd, 2022

If an individual sustains an injury or property damage caused by the careless or negligent actions of a truck driver or trucking company, they should be able to recover compensation for their losses. This generally includes a range of economic and non-economic losses, including medical bills, lost income, out-of-pocket expenses, property damage expenses, and pain and suffering damages.  However, punitive… READ MORE

How to Prove Liability in Slip & Fall Claims

Posted on May 2nd, 2022

Individuals who sustained injuries caused by a slip and fall incident on another person’s property may be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, just like any other personal injury claim, a victim will have to prove the liability of the other party in order to recover the compensation they are entitled to. Here, we want to examine the… READ MORE

What are the Most Common Causes of Semi-Truck Accidents?

Posted on May 2nd, 2022

Accidents involving larger semi-trucks can result in devastating consequences for those inside smaller passenger vehicles. These incidents occur in a wide variety of ways, and they can be the fault of either the traditional car driver, the truck driver, the trucking company, or various other parties. Here, we want to describe some of the most common causes of semi-truck accidents… READ MORE