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Can You Sue Governments In Pennsylvania?

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Recently, the bridge in Pittsburgh collapsed while carrying a Port Authority bus and several vehicles. After the collapse, the bus was hanging off the bridge while several vehicles plummeted to the bottom of the ravine. Four people were taken to the hospital after the crash, and investigators say it will take anywhere between 12… Read More »

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Deadlines To Know If You Have Been In A Car Accident

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Winter is here in Philadelphia and the next few weeks or months will bring snow, ice, sleet, and other weather conditions that will make the roads much more dangerous. It is during this time of year that car accidents naturally increase, especially now as the roads are becoming congested once again, compared with at… Read More »

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Types Of Car Accidents In Pennsylvania

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Any act of negligence can result in any type of car accident. Some, though, are more serious than others. One man was recently taken to hospital after a roll-over accident that involved his vehicle, two others, and a parked tractor-trailer truck. Shockingly, the man walked away with only minor injuries, but that is not… Read More »

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Four Signs Of A Distracted Driver

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Any type of distracted driving is dangerous, and considered an act of negligence if the distracted motorist causes an accident. When drivers divert their attention from the road even just for a few seconds, it can cause a very serious crash that can result in severe injuries. It is important to know how to… Read More »

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How Are Car Accident Claims Different When Minors Are Involved?

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

September 25, 2021 marked the end of Child Passenger Safety Week in Pennsylvania and as part of the campaign, one mother is sharing her story. One year ago, a mother lost her two-year-old daughter in a car accident. The young girl was a passenger in a relative’s vehicle when the driver was involved in… Read More »

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Why Hire A Car Accident Lawyer After A Crash?

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Car accidents are always scary and unfortunately, you will face a great deal of uncertainty even after the crash. You may think your own insurance company, or that of the negligent party, is going to protect you and provide the coverage you need to recover from your injuries. Without the help of a Philadelphia… Read More »

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Why Are Truck Accidents So Much More Dangerous Than Car Accidents?

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Recently, the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court turned over a lower court’s sentence for a truck driver charged with vehicular manslaughter. The man accused was driving a large commercial truck when he was in an accident that resulted in the death of three people. While the sentence overturned was a criminal penalty, the news highlights… Read More »

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Are Passengers Ever Liable For Car Accidents?

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Imagine this. You are driving down the road headed for a night out with your friends. On the way to your destination, one friend turns the music up really loud and they all start singing along. Perhaps even one friend grabs the wheel. Soon after, you get into an accident. After determining that everyone… Read More »

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Things To Know If You Get Into An RV Accident This Summer

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

A multi-vehicle crash involving a recreational vehicle (RV) recently shut down Interstate 81 North in Cumberland county and unfortunately, it will not be the last of the season. Even as restrictions ease in Pennsylvania and things start to reopen, many will turn to RVing this summer, as it is a fairly safe way to… Read More »

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Can Black Box Technology Help Your Car Accident Case?

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

When people think of black boxes, they typically think of those found on airplanes or on large trucks. However, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 90 percent of all new vehicles sold in the country are outfitted with black box technology. This may be helpful for some individuals after… Read More »

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