Tired Truckers Cause Accidents

Of all of the causes of truck collisions, one of the most preventable gets the least press: driver fatigue—put simply, tired truckers. Federal law both limits the maximum number of hours that a truck driver is supposed to drive and

Big Rigs = Big Problems

We all know the feeling: your chest tightens when you look at your rearview mirror and see a 40 ton, 18 wheeler truck, rapidly approaching your back bumper. This feeling is not completely irrational. According to federal statistics, trucks of

What to Do When You Are Injured in an Auto Accident

If you have been injured in an accident and have hired an attorney to assist you in making a claim, try to keep the following in mind: Help Your Attorney Help You Your attorney is on your side, fighting for

Automobile Airbags: Know the Risks

There is no question that airbags have saved thousands of lives. However, the government also estimates that hundreds of people have been killed by their airbags. Therefore it is important to know the risks. A car’s airbags fully deploy in

Car Safety

What if Your Brakes Fail? Although rare, total brake failure can be a terrifying and dangerous experience. As in all emergency situations, remaining calm is the first and most important step. In addition to that: Shift into a lower gear

Collisions with Pedestrians

The Stats When a pedestrian and a car collide, the pedestrian always loses out. In 2009, about 5,900 pedestrians lost their lives in such collisions in the United States, or one every 90 minutes. These deaths account for 11% of

RVS and Aging Tires: A Deadly Combination

As the population ages and begins to retire, many retirees are purchasing recreational vehicles, giving them the freedom to travel around the country at their own pace and with their own itinerary. RVs have become more popular, and they have

RV Accidents: Preparing For The Worst

RVs of all sizes are becoming more and more popular. With their increased popularity, there is a higher probability of their involvement in accidents on the highways and byways of our country. However, with some advance planning, you will be

Do you have any clue whether your auto insurance is adequate to protect you?

Most people are searching for auto insurance based on getting the cheapest deal they can to afford compliance with the law.  Life is expensive and this is not one of the items we love to spend money on.  However, buying

Slip, Trip and Fall Injuries-Photographing the Site and Hiring the Right Lawyer

If you have slipped or tripped and fallen or been otherwise injured and you feel someone else’s negligence caused this, one of the most important thing you can do after seeking medical help is to photograph the cause of the

Fall leaves and rain=slippery roads

The leaves are falling now and even when the weather is fairly warm, if it rains, the leaves combined with rain and oily discharge from vehicles can make the roads quite slick. It doesn’t have to be snowing or sleeting

Takata air bag debacle-do YOU have a killer airbag?

Boy, this makes me mad. Takata, an air bag manufacturer has announced there are as many as 30 MILLION vehicles in the U.S. furnished with air bags that have deteriorating “inflators”. These inflators could blow up and shred your throat

What to Do If You are in a Car Accident

When people are in a car accident, it often occurs that they are so undone by the experience that all prior knowledge and common sense goes out the window.  I recently had a client tell me he was hit and

Sandra Worthington Personal Injury Lawyer in Practice 30 Years

Sandra Worthington, personal injury lawyer, celebrating 30 years in practice this year!   For more information on visit the Worthington Law Group website.          

Accidents on Ice and Snow

I have had numerous clients calling me this past few weeks asking me about potential cases in which ice and snow caused either a slip and fall or a car accident.  Specifically in relation to slip and fall cases, the

Snow Creates Conditions for Serious Accidents Today

Snow creates treacherous conditions and many accidents on PA roads

Never Let Your Auto Insurance Lapse

A prospective client called me a few days ago.  He had been in a bad auto accident and was injured.  Unfortunately, he had been in the process of shopping for a cheaper auto policy and his old policy had lapsed

Accidents Caused by Another Driver using GPS or Texting

There is little reason to think that using a GPS system in the car is any less distracting than texting or fiddling with the car radio.  Numerous accidents occur each day on the highways of the world while drivers attempt

Car Accidents with Teens and Young Adults

We are seeing more and more accident reports regarding teens and young adults being involved in terrible auto accidents. One such accident occurred yesterday in Lansdale, PA, when a 21 year old male was allegedly speeding just after midnight and

Children’s Claims for Injuries

We are personal injury lawyers, so we are often faced with the difficult task of representing children and their families.  There cannot be anything more difficult than facing the emotional and financial strain of having an injured child.  We try

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