Recent Posts in Auto Injuries Category

  • Toyota Wins Lawsuit Involving Faulty Braking System

    || 11-Oct-2013

    Toyota Wins Major Lawsuit Involving Faulty Brake System According to CNN.com, a California jury sitting in a Superior Court in Los Angeles rejected the claim that Toyota was responsible for the death of a woman who crashed her car after the brake system failed. The wrongful death claim, brought by the family of the deceased driver, alleged that the driver tried to slow the car, but the vehicle ...
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  • Tragedy on Interstate 40

    || 3-Oct-2013

    Tragedy on Interstate 40 A bus full of people coming from a religious event faced the sheer horror of a malfunctioning tire and violent impact. The church group was returning from a religious conference on their way back home to North Carolina when the front tire on the bus "blew-out" and the bus crossed the median and smashed into an SUV and tractor-trailer traveling in the opposite ...
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  • Pennsylvania Bans Texting While Driving

    || 7-Mar-2012

    Texting while driving is an easily avoidable habit that could land you a fine, prison time, or even cause serious car accidents! On Thursday, Pennsylvania joins several other states across the nation to make it illegal to text while driving a car in order to preserve road safety and reduce negligent driving. Negligent drivers are one of the leading causes of traffic accidents and countless ...
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  • DUI, Drilling, and Industry

    || 7-Nov-2011

    When the floodgates of industry opened to tap the natural gas resources of the Pennsylvania landscape, many towns saw a massive influx of machinery, out-of-town workers, and trucks dramatically change what were once peaceful rural towns. With the large economic boom that ensued, so too did a rapid increase in raucous behavior and even a spike in criminal complaints. The United States has a long ...
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  • Serious Injury Attorney for NEPA

    || 25-Jan-2011

    Over the past few weeks, I, like most Americans, have been following with interest the story of the Tucson shooting. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot during a townhall meeting outside a Safeway grocery store on January 8, has enthralled the nation with her fighter's spirit and compelling will to make a recovery, but for each positive milestone she reaches in her recuperation, we ...
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  • Winter Driving in NEPA

    || 12-Jan-2011

    Winter driving season is well underway in Lackawanna and Luzerne counties. Snow blanketed NEPA Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, causing travel to quickly become hazardous for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre drivers for the second time in less than a week. We're all busy, and roadways are full of motorists trying to get where they need to go, even with slick conditions. But when the negligence of ...
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  • If you have been injured in Scranton, but don't know whether you have a solid case against the party that caused your injuries, then you should speak with a Scranton personal injury lawyer. An experienced Scranton personal injury attorney will tell you that establishing legal responsibility, or liability, is among the first tasks you and your attorney will need to tackle. There are really ...
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  • Poconos Auto Accident Attorney

    || 13-Jul-2010

    The Pocono Record's reports of last Friday's police chase and fatal Poconos car crash demonstrate how tragically things can end when one person makes the reckless choice to put his life and the lives of others in danger. Getting behind the wheel of a car always puts a person at some risk, but drivers who behave with abject carelessness create grave and unnecessary dangers for those with ...
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  • Scranton Serious Injuries Attorney

    || 29-Jun-2010

    Accidents caused by a negligent party unfortunately happen all the time. Walk into any local emergency room, and you are likely to meet someone whose injuries were sustained as a result of such an accident. Some injuries are particularly grievous. Serious injuries, also known as catastrophic injuries or critical injuries, are those which hinder a person's ability to function as normal or to ...
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  • Injured in Drunk Driving Accident?

    || 15-Jun-2010

    Recent Times Leader reports about a local drunk driving accident involving a young woman from Towanda, who was driving with a BAC twice the legal limit, and a U.S. Congressional candidate from Lycoming County bring home the fact that drunk drivers can change any of our lives at any moment. They may not always make the papers, but Wilkes-Barre drunk driving accidents injure and/or kill far too ...
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  • Scranton Drunk Driving Accidents

    || 13-Jun-2010

    The Times-Tribune reports this morning on a problem law enforcement officers are facing here in NEPA and nationwide - DUI offenders who are arrested, processed and released, only to immediately commit the same crime. There have been three of these kinds of cases in our area just this year. Repeat DUIs present a major threat to public safety, as do all drunk drivers, who cause injury and death to ...
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  • Scranton Car Accident Attorney

    || 13-Jun-2010

    Scranton motor vehicle accidents are so commonplace in NEPA that we almost don't notice them unless they touch us personally, but car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents, boating accidents and drunk driving accidents have the potential to profoundly impact each of our lives. If you have been injured in a Scranton auto accident or any kind ...
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  • Wilkes-Barre Personal Injury Lawyer

    || 9-Jun-2010

    A Wilkes-Barre personal injury lawyer has many professional and ethical responsibilities to fulfill on behalf of clients who are seeking justice in civil court for physical and/or emotional injuries caused by someone else's conduct. When you are searching for a Wilkes-Barre personal injury attorney, you want to find someone who will dedicate significant time and energy in asserting your ...
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  • Moosic Auto Accident on Interstate 81

    || 24-May-2010

    According to the Times-Tribune, a recent, late-night car crash on Interstate 81 in Moosic sent three people to the hospital after a young driver fell asleep at the wheel, struck a tractor trailer, and flipped off the road and down a 75-foot embankment. Accidents like these happen all too often in Scranton and the surrounding area, with serious or even deadly outcomes for those involved. If you or ...
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  • Cell Phone Use While Driving: Mountain or Molehill?

    || 17-May-2010

    A friend and fellow NEPA personal injury lawyer recently vented online regarding his frustration with Oprah Winfrey's high-profile campaign against cell phone use while driving. He asked: They were designed as car phones, weren't they? Does the number of people hurt really warrant Oprah's response? Another Scranton personal injury law firm doesn't seem to think so. Shortly after ...
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  • Scranton Serious Injury Attorney

    || 13-May-2010

    Listening to NPR, I recently heard a story discussing emerging evidence that the massive, catastrophic oil spill that continues to contaminate the Gulf of Mexico was caused by as series of human and equipment failures that could have been prevented by better regulatory oversight. What a shame that the only way we can rely upon many people and corporations to do the right thing is to watch their ...
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  • Wayne County Personal Injury Lawyer

    || 13-May-2010

    With warm weather arriving, I am thinking about summer and the delicious foods that come along with it. Foods that I used to take for granted, though, I have recently begun to reconsider after watching a few films and doing some reading about the food industry, factory farms, sustainable agriculture and what it means to "keep it local." A great place to start if you're interested in ...
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  • Scranton, Pennsylvania Injury Attorney

    || 16-Apr-2010

    The Times-Tribune reports that the Northeastern Educational Intermediate Unit (NEIU), Abington Heights School District and a former teacher have agreed to pay seven families $5 million to settle a lawsuit which alleges that the teacher repeatedly abused autistic children in her care. A judge has not yet signed the agreement, so details on where the money will come from remain unclear, though ...
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer Scranton, PA

    || 25-Mar-2010

    As a personal injury lawyer in Scranton, PA, one of my main professional objectives is to help clients who have been injured as a result of someone else's negligence to recover the money they need to rebuild their lives and to recover physically, emotionally and financially. Though putting money at the beginning and ending of that equation may seem crude to someone who has never been ...
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  • Injury Lawyer Scranton

    || 25-Mar-2010

    Today, looking through my nephew's library books, I read some words that captured my attention. They are from Maya Angelou, and they go like this: "History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, and if faced with courage, need not be lived again." In the context of the book, the words refer to the system of apartheid that existed in South Africa for the majority for most of ...
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  • Montrose, PA Auto Accident

    || 18-Mar-2010

    If you live in or near the town of Montrose in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, then you might associate the town with the Montrose Blueberry Festival, Chocolate & Wine Festival, excellent arts and crafts venues, renowned bluestone quarries, or The Montrose Club, a historic country club that is home to one of our nation's oldest golf courses. Or maybe you just think of home. But if you ...
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  • Scranton Auto Injury Attorney - Happy St. Patrick's Day!

    || 17-Mar-2010

    This morning's Times-Tribune has a short piece about an auto accident on I-81 in which injuries were averted. Nobody likes to get into a Scranton car crash, but if you are going to have one then I'd say that this is the kind you want. All three men involved walked away from the accident unharmed. Seems like they had the luck of the Irish with them. Happy St. Patrick's Day, guys. ...
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  • Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer

    || 17-Mar-2010

    According to recent polls, msnbc reports that Americans are split almost down the middle on whether Congress should pass or reject the health care plan upon which they are preparing to vote. Considerable opinions have been voiced both supporting and opposing the bill, and its fate is likely close at hand. Health care is a huge issue for millions of Americans. No matter where you stand on the bill, ...
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  • South Abington Township Car Accident

    || 8-Mar-2010

    A lead story in today's Times-Tribune describes an accident on the Morgan Highway that seriously injured four people, including a baby. This South Abington Township car accident occurred when a driver swerved into oncoming traffic, sideswiping one vehicle and then colliding head-on with another. A fourth vehicle tried to avoid the crash, but could not avoid hitting the vehicle that had already ...
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  • Scranton Car Crash

    || 4-Mar-2010

    Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary says that an "accident" is an "unforeseen or unplanned event or circumstance," but may also be "an unfortunate event resulting especially from carelessness or ignorance." In my experience, most "accidents" have all these qualities - yes, they are unforeseen and unplanned - but that does not mean that they were ...
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