Pedestrian Deaths On The Rise

According to research done on behalf of the Governors Highway Safety Association which represents the state highway safety offices, pedestrian deaths have risen faster than motorist fatalities and are up to 6000 total last year. Why are there more pedestrian

Car Accidents On Icy Roads

If you have been in a car accident or truck accident due to icy conditions, the insurance company is not going to give you a break because you lost control on an icy patch you couldn’t see. You have to

THE REASON YOU NEED UNINSURED MOTORIST COVERAGE

In excess of 1 million people are driving around in the U.S. without any auto insurance because they cannot afford it. This includes 1.1 million drivers in PA! What happens if you are hit by one of these uninsured folks?

Medical Marijuana and Accident Injuries in PA

Medical marijuana was approved in Pennsylvania by law on May 17, 2016. Under specific circumstances it may be approved by your doctor in non-smoking form (tincture, other edible forms) for “serious” conditions, some of which can result from the trauma

Social Media and your accident

Nowdays it is commonplace for people to jump on Facebook or Twitter and spew out personal life details to friends and others. It is certainly an era of lightening quick communication which can be an incredible and efficient tool for

IRS SCAMS

Friends, Beware multiple IRS Scams that are quite scary and convincing. Warn your elderly relatives about this because they are quite vulnerable and trusting. IRS Scams are on the rise. The Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers to remain on

Your Teen is Ready to Drive? Make that Prospect Less Frightening

So your baby is all grown up (or thinks he is) and wants to get his driver’s license. While having a teen on your auto policy is likely to raise the price of your insurance, there are things you can

After an Auto Accident

Many people think that common sense dictates what is to be done after an auto accident. Maybe so, but our common sense can desert us under stress. It is a good idea to keep this simple checklist in your car

Aging Tires Can Cause Accidents

Cars are expensive to own and require the owner to continually buy “consumables” such as gas, oil, filters, spark plugs, and windshield wipers. Among these consumables are tires, and most car owners understand that they will have to replace their

Do’s and Don’ts in a Lawsuit

While no one looks forward to being involved in a personal injury lawsuit, keeping in mind some simple do’s and don’ts should help to make your case as simple as possible. DO keep all appointments regarding your case, especially those

Auto Breakdown Safety Tips

At some point most of us will have to deal with a car that has broken down. Whether the problem is a simple flat tire or something more serious, here are some safety tips for handling a breakdown: If you

Whiplash Can Be a Debilitating Injury

Most of us have heard the term whiplash. Frequently it brings to mind images of a person wearing a large padded collar to hold his neck in place. But is there more about whiplash we need to know? What Is

When the Insurance Company Totals Your Car

More and more people are having the same experience:  They are involved in a collision that is not their fault, but, rather than fixing their car, their insurer declares that it is “totaled.”  The insurance company pays what it claims

Taking the Bite Out of Auto Insurance

Even as payments by insurance companies for property damage and injuries shrink, insurance rates continue to rise. However, there are a number of things that the savvy consumer can do to lower his rates and reduce the auto insurance bite.

Getting Compensated For Your Injury

Despite your best efforts to be careful, you have been involved in a collision. You have been injured and suffered property damage. What steps can and should you take to get the compensation you deserve? Often, the first step is

If You Are in an Automobile Accident . . .

There are approximately 12 million car accidents in the United States each year. It is a disturbing fact that you or someone you know is likely to be involved in an auto accident. Take a few minutes to read the

Avoiding Car Accidents

If you’ve been injured in an auto accident, it’s important to obtain just compensation for your injuries. However, most people would certainly agree that it’s always better to avoid being injured in the first place. This is especially true when

SUV Rollovers: A Serious Problem

The perception among drivers is that bigger is better, and therefore SUVs—which are bigger than other cars—must be safer. Unfortunately, this perception is not correct. SUVs, which are not only bigger but taller than other kinds of cars and trucks,

Insurance Companies Play Hardball

Month after month, you pay hundreds of dollars in insurance premiums, expecting that if you have an auto accident your insurer will cover the bill. Unfortunately, this expectation all too often goes unmet because insurers play hardball in accident claims.

Pets in the Car: Buckle Up

Most people today know the importance of buckling up when they get in the car, but few know that the same rule should be applied to their pets. People will often drive with their pets in the car. That trip

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