What Steps Can Drivers Take to Avoid Common Commercial Trucking Accident Risks?

September 29, 2015

Drivers n Pennsylvania and throughout the United States benefit from a robust, interconnected system of highways, freeways, and local roads. These roads are relatively well-maintained and permit Pennsylvanians and Americans to cover large expanses of distance quickly and efficiently. The convenience provided by these roads allows individuals to live further from their workplace, devote less […]


Can I Sue After an Aggressive Driving or Road Rage Incident in Pennsylvania?

September 23, 2015

Pennsylvania is a diverse state. In the areas where major cities like Philadelphia, Harrisburg, and Pittsburgh are located the roads are often filled with a high volume of vehicles all jockeying for position and trying to reach their destination. However, if you were to head out to the more rural parts of the state, you […]


GM took 5 Years to Fix Full Control Hack In Millions of Vehicles Equipped with OnStar

September 22, 2015

For frequent readers of this blog, you know that we frequently look at the potential problems the introduction of new technology are likely to create. In months past we have looked at a number of the challenges presented by cars equipped with onboard computers. Onboard computers can enable auto manufactures to include many features and […]


NHTSA Seeks Public Comment on Rules Regarding Confidentiality Provisions in Auto Defect & Safety Settlements

September 21, 2015

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is charged with a number of automobile safety and defect-related tasks and duties. NHTSA is responsible for devising and promulgating Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS), identifying when vehicles fail to meet these standards, and identifying & remedying safety-related vehicle defects. However, NHSTA’s ability to perform these tasks is […]


GM Settles Civil & Federal Ignition Switch Claims

September 17, 2015

One chapter of the investigation into the factors and causes being the record-setting GM ignition switch recall appears to be closing. For months industry-watchers have speculated about the potential fallout from the deadly defect that killed 124 people and injured 275 more. In light of there being 10 times the number of deaths linked to […]


Will Electronic Trucker Logs Combat Reckless & Fatigued Commercial Driving?

September 14, 2015

According to National Highway traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) commercial trucking accidents resulted in more than $50 billion in damages in 2012. However, this $50 billion is damages pales in comparison to the nearly 4,000 lives that were lost due to trucking accidents in 2012 alone. The unfortunate and tragic 2014 accident that inflicted a TBI […]


Parents of GM Crash Victim Fund Vehicle Safety Watch List to Save Lives

September 11, 2015

2014 was not a good year for GM or auto and auto parts manufactures, in general. General Motors was impacted by the ignition switch defect and massive recalls that followed. Similarly, Takata – an airbag manufacturer – was also hit by widespread problems with the inflator used in its airbags. While this recall was initially […]


Taxi Hits Man & Woman in Center City Philadelphia Killing Both

September 9, 2015

Labor Day weekend in Philadelphia, like most holidays, has come to be associated with a number of traditions and activities. Each year since 2012 on or about Labor Day, the two day Made In American festival headlined by popular entertainers like Jay-Z and Beyoncé has become something of a yearly tradition. In fact, each year […]


Bicycle Injuries Spike after Years of Decline; Older Individuals Account for the Bulk of Falls & Accidents

September 8, 2015

As generations change, so do decisions regarding a large variety of personal and consumer preferences. Whereas the suburbs were part of the quintessential American dream for more than half a century, a changing economy and changing preferences has created a renewed interest in car-free urban living. Cities across the nation have begun experiencing something of […]


Four Summer Zip Line Deaths Raise the Question: Who is Regulating & Providing Standards for Zip Lines?

August 28, 2015

Zip lines are marketed as providing a safe, but enjoyable way to have fun in the great outdoors. Whether they are marketed as a standalone attraction or as part of a challenge course, summer camp, corporate retreat, or other team-building exercise the zip line is unequivocally presented as a safe activity. However, the truth regarding […]

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