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Pittsburgh Man Recovers after Car Accident; Driver to Stand Trial

September 26, 2012 | Accidents

Car accidents frequently result in injuries, but when a car hits a pedestrian, injuries are almost guaranteed. A retired University of Pittsburgh professor is recovering from fractured vertebrae and head cuts after being hit by a car while standing on the sidewalk in front of his house. Having just finished a bicycle ride, the man… read more

Too many Pennsylvania motorcyclists still go unseen

September 20, 2012 | Accidents

Motorcycle accidents often pit motorcycle riders against occupants in a much better-protected vehicle, such as a car or truck. Tragically, these types of motorcycle accidents too often prove fatal for those riding on the motorcycles. One recent Pennsylvania accident proved fatal for a motorcyclist after his bike collided with a township trash truck. According to… read more

Pennsylvania man takes responsibility for drunk driving accident

September 10, 2012 | Accidents

For many victims and their families, the conclusion of a criminal case does not signify the end of their seeking justice for their loss. A Pennsylvania drunk driving accident which results in the death of another may result in a civil suit being filed by the victim’s family, which sometimes takes longer to resolve than… read more

Truck accident near Pittsburgh: mother dead, child injured

May 24, 2012 | Accidents

A fatal truck accident in Penn Hills outside of Pittsburgh on May 12 is apparently still under investigation at the time of this post. According to police, a 50-year-old man was driving a tow truck which was owned by a local repair shop when he crashed into a car. This tragic truck accident left a… read more

Pennsylvania hit-and-run: fatal accident earns guilty plea

May 17, 2012 | Accidents

Hit-and-run accidents can be devastating to those who are injured and to the families of anyone who may have been killed. Pittsburgh hit-and-run accidents are all too common, as they are throughout Pennsylvania. When an accident occurs and one party to it doesn’t stop, particularly if the incident proved to be a fatal accident, a… read more

Segway accidents are spurring increased injury litigation

May 2, 2012 | Accidents

If you don’t know what a Segway is, just imagine a pogo stick with wheels. They are those upright personal vehicles that some security guards use in shopping centers. You’ve probably seen one before and thought “what a goofy vehicle.” Segways became popular at the beginning of the new millennium but never really gained wide… read more

Pennsylvania Law Bans Texting While Driving

November 18, 2011 | Accidents

It is widely accepted that texting while driving can be extremely dangerous. Yet some drivers still text while they are behind the wheel, putting all others on the road at risk. In Pittsburgh and beyond, distracted drivers cause an alarming number of accidents. Nearly 14,000 Pennsylvania distracted driving accidents took place in 2010, and 1,100… read more

Teen Girls Seriously Injured in Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Crash

March 23, 2011 | Accidents

It is every parent’s worst nightmare -getting a call from the police that your son or daughter has been taken to the hospital after a car crash. Unfortunately, that is likely the type of scenario that played out last Tuesday when two 16-year-old girls were seriously injured in a car accident in Unity Township. Around… read more

Fatal Pennsylvania Truck Accident

February 13, 2011 | Accidents

Earlier this month a 26 year-old man from Greensburg was killed in a truck accident in Somerset County. The man died after a collision occurred between a tractor-trailer and passenger car on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The collision forced the closure of a 36-mile stretch of the eastbound highway near the Allegheny Tunnel. Although not much… read more

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