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Accidents involving trucks can be particularly dangerous, as these large vehicles can cause serious damage and injuries. Thus, if you share the road with large commercial vehicles, you need to take care to minimize your chances of being involved in an accident with one.  This doesn’t just involve practicing basic safe driving habits. Additional ways you can avoid being harmed…

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Train accidents are a serious issue in Pennsylvania and can have devastating consequences for those involved. According to data from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), there were a total of 317 train accidents and related incidents in Pennsylvania in 2020, resulting in 14 fatalities and 223 injuries.  While train accidents are relatively rare compared to other types of transportation accidents,…

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A bicycle may not be as complex of a machine as a car or other such motor vehicle, but it still consists of numerous parts which must all work properly in order for a bicyclist to remain safe on the road. Thus, if you regularly use a bicycle to navigate the Pittsburgh area, it’s wise to perform a regular bicycle…

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Most drivers know it’s very irresponsible to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. These substances impair one’s ability to control a vehicle, remain alert, make wise decisions on the road, and more. However, we sometimes place so much emphasis on spreading the word about the dangers of drunk driving that we forget to highlight…

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Various factors can potentially influence the severity of the injuries victims may sustain in a motor vehicle or pedestrian accident. The type and size of the vehicles involved in the collision are one of the most significant factors. A recent study in the Journal of Safety Research confirms this. According to the study, “Effects of large vehicles on pedestrian and…

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Dogs can make for wonderful pets. However, some dogs are aggressive and may bite you if they perceive you to be a threat. The severity of the injuries you could sustain when a dog bites you will vary depending on numerous factors, such as a dog’s size, breed, etc. It’s always wise to see a doctor after being bitten by…

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A slip and fall accident can result in serious injuries. It is not uncommon for the victims of slip and fall accidents to be left with costly medical bills. In some instances, slip and fall accidents can even result in injuries that deprive victims of their ability to work. While this may only be a temporary setback, until a victim…

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Any responsible motorist knows not to drink and drive. Still, even careful drivers can be harmed in accidents resulting from drunk driving when they are sharing the road with motorists who choose to get behind the wheel when they have too much alcohol in their systems.  There are certain steps you can take to avoid being injured in a motor…

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Various types of accidents can potentially result in concussions. Some of these accidents may befall you because someone else was negligent. For example, perhaps you’re at a store and an item falls to the ground. Neither management nor any of the store’s employees monitor the premises actively for such hazards, so no one spots this hazard and removes it in…

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If you’ve been involved in a slip and fall, car accident, or similar accident that has the potential to leave you with injuries, you may be able to recover compensation for your medical bills and various other losses. For example, if your accident deprived you of the ability to work and earn a living, you might also be eligible to…

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