BMW Recalls One Million Vehicles: Are You at Risk?

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania. The video (available at the Sunday Express) is alarming. A parked luxury vehicle starts to smoke for no apparent reason. As the smoke grows thick, concerned onlookers express fear. Then, breaking through the veil of smoke is a single flame that quickly grows into a full-blown fire that consumes the vehicle. Fire fighters [...]

California Officers at Las Vegas Shooting Being Denied Worker’s Compensation

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania. According to the Government of Pennsylvania, workers who suffer psychological injuries or who experience mental health distress while on the job are entitled to worker’s compensation under the Worker’s Compensation Act. Individuals suffering from mental distress or who experience a decline in their mental health as a result of their job have to [...]

Car Accident Survivor? Some Insurance Companies Make It Easier to Get Opioids than Addiction Treatment

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania. If you’ve been in a car accident, you may have many new concerns. You may be struggling to pay medical bills, fighting insurers for coverage, and may be wondering what the best treatment and rehabilitation programs will facilitate you or your loved one’s recovery. If you suffered a back or a neck injury [...]

Ten of the Strangest Traffic Laws in the U.S. and Abroad

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania. Most of us, we hope, know the basics about traffic law before we get behind the wheel. Obey the speed limit, stop at red lights, and put down that cell phone. Yet, not many Americans know about some of the more bizarre traffic laws still in place across the country. What are they? [...]

Worst Speeders May Face the Fewest Penalties

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, speeding is the leading contributing factor leading to accidents in the U.S. The NHTSA estimates that speeding costs individuals and society an estimated $40.4 billion each year. Speeding was cited as a contributing factor in 30% of all fatal accidents. Speeding puts everyone at risk. [...]

I Wasn’t Wearing a Helmet in My Motorcycle Accident: Can I Sue?

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania. Under Pennsylvania law, individuals are required to wear a helmet by law unless they are over 21 years old and have two years riding experience, or they have completed an approved motorcycle safety course. In Pennsylvania, individuals are required to wear both a helmet and protective eyewear. If you were in a motorcycle [...]

Do Personal Injury Cases Rely on Negligence?

Personal injury cases generally stand on the basis of negligence. If a driver was speeding and happens to crash into another vehicle, they were engaging in negligent behavior which contributed to causing the accident. If an employer fails to adequately train a worker and sends them out into the field inexperienced, they can be held [...]

Can I Recover Compensation in a Personal Injury Claim If I Was Partially At-Fault?

Although each personal injury claim is unique, all of these cases are founded on the concept of negligence. Put simply, negligence refers to a wrongdoing that causes another person an injury or loss. […]

5 Tips to Remember When Taking Photos of a Car Accident Scene

According to the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association, the average liability claim for property damage in 2013 was more than $3,000, and the average liability claim for injuries was more than $15,000. These are only averages, though, and it is important to remember that some claims were for significantly more. […]

 

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