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Are Passengers Ever Liable For Car Accidents?

By van der Veen, O’Neill, 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, O’Neill, 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, O’Neill, 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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Five Questions to Ask Your Doctor After a Car Crash

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

One of the most important things to do after a car accident is to see a doctor that can provide treatment for your injuries. During this visit, the doctor will likely ask if you have any questions but at the time, you may be too stressed or upset to think of any. After a… Read More »

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Statistics on Accidents Caused by Weather and Road Conditions in Pennsylvania

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Pennsylvania sees harsh winter days every year. Snow, sleet, ice, and other weather conditions greatly affect the road and, as the statistics show, lead to many car accidents. It is important for all drivers to understand these road and weather conditions, and how they can contribute to a crash so motorists can do their… Read More »

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When Should You Hire a Car Accident Lawyer?

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Some people call a car accident lawyer after any crash, even when the collision was very minor and they did not sustain injuries. On the other hand, people are sometimes in a very serious crash and never contact a lawyer. So, if you have been in a crash, how do you know if you… Read More »

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Seven Factors that Will Affect Your Car Accident Settlement

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

One of the most common questions people ask after being involved in a car crash is how much their settlement will be worth. It is impossible to determine an exact amount without fully examining the facts of a specific case. However, there are certain factors you can use as a guideline to determine how… Read More »

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Understanding Damages for Pain and Suffering in Car Accident Claims

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, there were nearly 80,000 people that were injured in car crashes in 2018. Although that sounds like a lot, the number of people injured on the state’s roads in 2018 was one of the lowest numbers since 1950. Still, every one of those people injured in car… Read More »

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Do You Have to Report All Car Crashes to the Police?

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

It is obvious after certain crashes that you should call the police. These situations include when anyone was injured or killed during the crash. However, not all car crashes in Pennsylvania are so serious. There are many fender benders that happen in the state every day and when these occur, the people involved often… Read More »

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How Daylight Savings Contributes to More Car Accidents

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

It has not been that long since daylight savings time started once again and everyone in Pennsylvania set their clocks one hour ahead. Many people think that this small change in time does not have any real consequences. After all, it happens in the middle of the night when most people are asleep and… Read More »

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