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Tire Blowouts Cause Accidents

Philadelphia car accident lawyers know that car accidents can happen anytime, but drivers should know that summertime is prime time for tire blowouts. Tire manufacturers are aware that tire blow out season runs from mid-May to late October due to various factors. First, increased heat will contribute to the possibility of a tire blowout, but […]

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Head Injuries from a Motorcycle Accident

When a vehicle accident occurs, Philadelphia motorcycle accident lawyers report that motorcyclists are four times more likely to be injured than passengers in a car. This data is according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The NHTSA also reports that on a per mile basis, motorcyclists are 16 times more likely to suffer […]

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Philadelphia Car Accident Lawyers: Reasons for Summertime Car Accidents

Summertime. The time when the kids are out of school, and that long-awaited vacation arrives. Summer is also the time when, according to the National Highway Safety Administration, car accidents increase to their highest levels all year. In fact, the hottest month of the year, August heats up most in terms of highway fatalities. Reasons […]

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Philadelphia Motorcycle Accident Lawyers: Anti-Lock Brakes & Motorcycles

In 2017, it would be difficult to find a car that does not have an anti-lock brake system (ABS), but what about motorcycles? You may be surprised to know that although this technology is available, many motorcycles today are made without anti-lock brakes. Philadelphia personal injury attorneys explain why anti-lock brakes on motorcycles may be […]

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Philadelphia Car Accident Lawyers: Childhood Brain Injuries Cause Structural Changes in the Brain

Traumatic brain injuries are the leading cause of disability among children. Unfortunately, it is all too easy for a child to suffer from a fall or a car accident that results in head trauma and prolonged, lingering brain damage. As the fight to understand the nature of traumatic brain injuries progresses, scientists have discovered the […]

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Philadelphia Car Accident Lawyers: 50 Percent of Youth Car Accident Fatalities Involve Alcohol

Drunk driving can be fatal for drivers, passengers, and other motorists and pedestrians on the roadway, no matter what the age of the drunk driver. For drivers under the age of 21, drunk driving is especially dangerous. A study conducted by Scott E. Hadland, MD, MPH of the Urban Health and Advocacy Track at Boston […]

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Philadelphia Bus Accident Lawyers Discuss Common Causes of Bus Accidents

Many of us ride buses every day. Those who do not often share the road with buses as they drive cars, cycle, or walk through the city. Buses, like all other types of vehicle, can be dangerous to their passengers and others on the roadway, particularly when the driver is negligent. However, driver negligence is […]

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Philadelphia Car Accident Lawyers: The Importance of Regular Car Maintenance

While Philadelphia car accident lawyers handle hundreds of car accident cases per year, we also try to educate drivers about how to avoid the worst-case scenario. At the moment a car accident happens, drivers may not realize that some forethought on car maintenance may have been the first line of defense to actually prevent the […]

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Philadelphia Slip and Fall Lawyers: Cities Receive Added Protection in Slip and Fall Accidents

Recent slip and fall accident legislation in Michigan may pave the way for similar laws throughout the country. This new law affords local governments additional protection against slip and fall accidents occurring on their sidewalks and streets. The law makes it tougher for people to sue their local government when injured in slip and fall […]

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Philadelphia Slip and Fall Lawyers: Slip and Fall Prevention for Seniors

Injuries caused by a slip and fall accident are often catastrophic, resulting in the fatalities of over 18,000 Americans each year. The risk of suffering serious injuries is even higher for seniors. Conditions such as arthritis and other bone and joint conditions, previous injuries, and muscular disorders contribute directly to the risk of fatality due […]

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