Motor Vehicle Accidents

In Philadelphia, driving under the influence is considered a serious crime that can come with some stiff penalties. For a first time offense, a driver can be sentenced to months of probation and hundreds of dollars in fines. If the driver’s blood alcohol level is high, a prison sentence may…

Car accidents are rarely simple affairs. They often involve multiple cars, multiple stories, injuries, property damage and more. It is often up to police to sort out the complicated series of events to determine what happened and why. This task may be extremely difficult for local investigators following a recent…

Parents will often go to great lengths to keep their children safe. While in the car, this often means using an age-appropriate car seat or booster seat to make sure the child is protected from injuries in case of an accident. However, in order to be most effective these child…

Many times those who are involved in car accidents in Philadelphia are simply caught in the wrong place at the wrong time. A common cause for collisions is drivers not following the laws of the road, including ignoring traffic signals and stop lights. When one driver disobeys the traffic laws,…

Under Pennsylvania law, drivers who are involved in car accidents are required to stop their vehicles and wait for authorities to arrive on the scene. If someone has been injured in the car accident, drivers must provide reasonable assistance – this includes calling 911. Unfortunately, drivers often leave the scene…

It is not uncommon to see the occasional fender bender or other minor accidents in Philadelphia. It is, after all, human nature to make mistakes, and unfortunately this sometimes happens when one is behind the wheel of his or her car. However, when a person uses his or her car…

It may come as no surprise to residents of Philadelphia that the city was ranked in the top 10 worst drivers in the country in a recent report released by Allstate. On any given day, one might see motorists speeding, driving aggressively or impaired, running stop signs or red lights,…

Motorcycles are one of the most exhilarating ways to travel. Unfortunately, they can also be one of the most dangerous ways to travel. When a motorcycle is involved in a highway accident in Philadelphia, the driver and passenger have little protection beyond their helmets. Injuries that are sustained in a…

Drowsy driving is a danger that can prove to be as fatal and negligent as drunk driving. However, drowsy driving in Pennsylvania can also prove to be a far more insidious issue because it is nearly impossible to prove that a driver was asleep if the drowsy driver causes an…