Who Is at Fault in a Car Accident Changing Lanes?

Posted on February 22, 2019
When you’re driving, you must always be vigilant of your surroundings and respond appropriately to avoid car accidents. However, some causes of accidents can be out of your control – especially when someone makes an unsafe lane change. In an instant, you can suffer severe injuries, extensive property damage, and experience additional losses, such...
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Is Pennsylvania a No Fault State?

Posted on January 30, 2019
Fault and no-fault car insurance laws refer to a state’s rules for how an accident victim must handle the claims-filing process. Most states practice fault-based laws, but 13 states mandate no-fault insurance policies. Pennsylvania is unique in that it is neither a fault nor a no-fault state. It instead classifies as a choice, or...
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How Do Helmet Laws Affect Motorcycle Accident Cases?

Posted on January 16, 2019
In Pennsylvania, all motorcycle riders and passengers under the age of 21 must wear motorcycle helmets. Riders over 21 may opt not to wear helmets if they have at least two years of motorcycling experience, or if they pass an approved motorcycle safety course. Whether or not you must lawfully wear a helmet in...
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What Is a No-Contact Motorcycle Accident?

Posted on January 9, 2019
A motorcycle accident does not always refer to a collision between a motorcycle and a motor vehicle. Many motorcycle accidents are single-vehicle accidents, in which only the motorcycle crashes. Yet even in a single-vehicle accident, with no contact between a motorcyclist and a driver, a driver could still be liable for the motorcyclist’s damages....
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Is Lane Splitting Legal in Pennsylvania?

Posted on January 2, 2019
Lane splitting refers to a motorcyclist riding between two lanes of traffic moving in the same direction. It is a controversial practice with divided opinions on its safety. The only state in which lane splitting is not illegal is California. California did not legalize the practice, per se, but it eliminated the traffic provision...
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What Happens If a Dog Bites Someone on Your Property?

Posted on November 19, 2018
Dogs are very popular pets in America, but dogs can also cause severe injuries when they bite or attack people. Dog owners must take care to prevent injuries to others while walking their dogs in public, visiting dog parks, or simply walking through their neighborhoods. However, dog owners also have a duty of care...
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