Can a Pre-existing Injury Impact a Personal Injury Claim in Pennsylvania?

Posted on March 21, 2022
A pre-existing injury does have the potential to impact your personal injury claim, but it will depend on the specifics of your situation. In all personal injury cases, the at-fault party is responsible for making the injured party “whole,” or in other words, as close as possible to the state they were in prior...
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What Data Can Be Recovered From Black Box After a Big Rig Truck Accident?

Posted on March 7, 2022
Commercial trucks often have event data recorders (EDR), commonly referred to as a black box, containing data on a truck or tractor-trailer’s physical details and performance. After an accident with a large truck, retrieving the black box data is critical because it can ultimately help prove that a trucking company or their driver was...
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Who Can Be Held Liable After a Truck Accident?

Posted on March 7, 2022
Determining who can be held liable after a truck accident is critical to recovering fair compensation. Although each case is unique, liability often falls on one or several of the following parties. The Truck Driver As common carriers, truck drivers are held to a greater duty of care for others’ safety than drivers of...
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Fatigued Truck Drivers – How Tired Driving Can Led to Fatal Accidents

Posted on March 7, 2022
When a truck driver drives while tired, it can be just as dangerous as drunk driving. Sleep deprivation affects judgment, decision-making, and the body in similar ways. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that after a person goes 18 hours without sleep, they will experience similar effects as having...
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What Are The Dangers of Overloaded Vehicles?

Posted on March 7, 2022
Overloading a vehicle, especially a large truck, puts the driver and others on the road at risk. Here are the potential dangers.  Do Overloaded Vehicles Contribute to Car Accidents? Vehicles have weight limits because an excess load can seriously impinge on performance and cause the following issues:  Steering Difficulty: Overloaded vehicles are unstable and...
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Pain & Suffering Damages After a Car Accident

Posted on February 14, 2022
Pain and suffering damages refer to the compensation awarded for the physical pain and mental or emotional suffering experienced by someone injured in a car accident. They are a form of non-economic damages meant to reimburse victims for the adverse impact on their life rather than a direct financial loss. How are Pain and...
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