Category Archives: Car Accident

4 Signs You Should Hire a Car Accident Lawyer 

Posted on January 19, 2021
If you’ve been injured in a car wreck, you need to know when to hire a car accident lawyer. An auto collision can be traumatizing, both physically and mentally. You may be struggling to process the events that happened. During this time, insurance companies will seek to move quickly to finalize and process claims as soon as possible for as...
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What are the Consequences of Leaving the Scene of an Accident?

Posted on December 18, 2020
Leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident can be an expensive and life-altering mistake. When accidents happen, it can be confusing and traumatic. Adrenaline rushes through your system, your heart races, your pupils dilate, and your body’s “fight or flight” response is engaged in response to a surprising and dangerous circumstance. In the heat of the moment, your judgment...
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Here’s How Car Accident Liability is Determined 

Posted on November 24, 2020
If you’ve been in a car accident, liability may not always be as cut and dry as it appears. If you want to know how to determine liability in a car accident, your first step is to look at motor vehicle statutes, which may hold someone as liable even if under the common-law understanding of fault, they may have been...
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Complete Guide to the Car Accident Claims and Settlements Process 

Posted on November 23, 2020
The car accident claims process can be confusing and sometimes seems insurmountable. With the right preparation, documentation, and persistence, however, you can get the car accident insurance claim settlement you need to mitigate the financial damages you’ve suffered and help you get back on your feet.  An experienced personal injury attorney takes the guesswork out of auto accident claims by...
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These are the 9 Most Common Car Accident Injuries 

Posted on November 17, 2020
Common car accident injuries can be painful and disrupt your life. In a car accident, injury of any type is possible, but due to the nature of most collisions, some occur much more frequently than others. Car crash injuries can lead to high medical bills, missed work, and a dramatic change in the victim’s quality of life.  Working with an...
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This is How Long it Takes to Get a Police Report After a Car Accident 

Posted on November 2, 2020
It takes about 15 days to obtain a police report after you get into a car accident in Pennsylvania. How you get your police report may differ depending on the police department compiling it. For instance, you’ll have to mail Pennsylvania State Police directly to request your crash report.  Understanding how long it takes to get a police report after...
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Lower Back Pain Car Accident Settlements: What Can You Expect? 

Posted on October 27, 2020
The average settlement for car accident back and neck injury claims doesn’t always fit the needs of a specific injury victim. A car accident back injury can look very different from one victim to the next, making it difficult to predict the amount any claim settlement is likely to reach.  By understanding the nature of the neck and lower back...
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What to Do Immediately After a Car Accident That’s Not Your Fault 

Posted on October 9, 2020
Knowing what to do after a car accident that’s not your fault is an important part of any driver’s education. When an accident happens, it’s common to feel scared, relieved, and shaken up. That’s why it’s so important to know what to do when someone hits your car, how to protect your rights to compensation, and what your legal obligation...
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Truck and Car Accident Guide: Common Causes, Claims, and Settlements Explained

Posted on August 7, 2020
Truck and car accidents can be some of the most costly wrecks in terms of both property damage and the potential for life-changing injuries. When a truck vs. car crash occurs, it may not only leave you in physical pain but also struggling financially. As medical bills pile up, loss of income can take its toll, even as you struggle...
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Can You Claim Pain & Suffering After a Car Accident?

Posted on June 24, 2020
A car accident settlement for pain and suffering can go a long way toward helping ease the financial and personal burden you face after a personal injury.  After a car accident, symptoms of pain and suffering can sometimes be slow to appear and continue for months. While some damages, such as harm to property, are easy to calculate, understanding the...
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Neck and Back Injuries After a Car Accident

Posted on January 22, 2020
Any part of the body could suffer a serious injury in an auto accident. The gravitational forces exerted on the human body in a car crash can be enough to cause bone breaks, organ damage, muscle injuries and more. Injuries to the neck and back are relatively common in car accidents due to the violent back-and-forth motions of vehicle occupants....
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How to Prove a Driver Was Distracted After an Accident

Posted on January 14, 2020
Driver distraction is one of the most common causes of car accidents in Pennsylvania and around the country. Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration state that 3,166 people died in 2017 alone from distracted drivers. Common examples of driver distractions include texting, eating, drinking, applying makeup, passengers inside the vehicle, the radio and daydreaming. If you believe the...
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