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Emotional Distress

Can I Sue for Emotional Distress or PTSD after Witnessing a Car Accident?

A toddler dies in a car accident and a truck driver receives $50,000 for his emotional injury. On June 8, 2004, Michael Jones and his wife Amanda Thornbury loaded their children, two-year-old Makayla and baby Hannah into their car.  They were traveling to Columbia, Missouri where Amanda was taking classes to become a nurse. Amanda …

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Distracted Driving

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month: What Does That Mean and How Can You Avoid Accidents?

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, which is a publicity and promotional campaign designed to expand the educational knowledge about the dangers of distracted driving and how to prevent critical accidents. Nearly every injury from a car accident that falls under the umbrella of distracted driving in Philadelphia could have been prevented. Most vehicle accidents …

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proving fault after a truck accident

How to Prove Fault and Collect Evidence After a Trucking Accident

Being involved in a trucking accident in Philadelphia is an overwhelming experience and one that can position victims to face substantial medical bills and other damages. Understanding the importance of proving fault in a trucking accident lawsuit is crucial for a victim who is navigating this personal injury claim with the support of a Philadelphia …

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Truck Accident Liability

Understanding Liability in a Philadelphia Truck Accident

The most important question a Philadelphia truck accident lawyer will ask when evaluating a truck accident is “Who’s responsible?” This question is harder than you might think to answer. That’s because the truck driver and trucking company will try to do everything in their power to limit liability. As an accident victim, the facts of …

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What Are the Most Common Causes of Car Accidents in Philadelphia?

The most common causes of car accidents might lead you to hire a Philadelphia Car Accident lawyer.  Whether you’re a longtime resident or a tourist checking out the sites of Philly, being safe on the streets is important. Rush hour is when when you have the greatest risk of being seriously hurt. This holds true …

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Reporting Distracted Drivers: Thousands cited by fellow motorists in NJ

According to reports, the state of New Jersey has received over 1,000 phone calls reporting distracted drivers on New Jersey roads.  That number of civilians reporting distracted drivers continues to rise.   In April, the state expanded the #77 program, which allows motorists to report distracted drivers in an effort to prevent car accidents and fatalities. …

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Is it legal to drive with your dog hanging out the window in PA?

You have probably seen the charming sight while dining on main street in Conshohocken, very common during these warm months of the year: a dog with his hanging out the window, looking so carefree that man’s best friend also seems to be the happiest of creatures.  But is driving with your dog in the front …

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Is it legal to use your phone while driving in PA?

In 2015 alone, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Commission (NHTSC), 3,477 people were killed, and 391,000 were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers. Every day, roughly 660,000 drivers are using cell phones while behind the wheel. Is communication that important? Assuredly not! Still, between 20 percent and 30 percent of all …

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