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Why are intersection accidents so complicated?

For motor vehicle accidents that result in injury or death, more than half occur near or at intersections, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Now, FHWA intersection safety and design research has led to innovative intersection and interchange designs that utilize modern roundabout, mini-roundabout, continuous flow intersections, and other designs...

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How we investigate accidents involving commercial vehicles

Companies in the Pittsburgh area rely on commercial vehicles to make deliveries. The size of a commercial vehicle may vary, depending on its purpose, but may include: Large commercial trucks, semi-trucks, and 18-wheelers Box trucks Cargo vans Utility trucks Regular cars and SUVs used for commercial purposes A crash involving a commercial vehicle can be...

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The most common winter driving risks

The conditions brought about by winter can be more than just an inconvenience for Pittsburgh drivers. It can reduce visibility and tire traction, as well as increase travel time. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, about 21 percent of crashes, 19 percent of crash-related injuries and 16 percent of crash fatalities in the U.S. are...

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Do I need a lawyer after a drunk driving accident in Pittsburgh?

Drunk driving accidents in Pittsburgh and across Pennsylvania happen far too often. In 2019, over 9,000 alcohol-related crashes were reported, and 299 people died in DUI car accidents that year, according to the Pennsylvania DUI Association. Every drunk driving crash is preventable. In each case, the driver made a reckless decision to get behind the...

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What to expect from your car accident claim

Being involved in a crash is not only a traumatic experience, it can also be a financially devastating one. If you weren't at fault, you should not have to pay for medical expenses or car damage out of your own pocket. Furthermore, you should not have to struggle to make ends meet while you can't...

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Where does impaired driving begin?

Impaired driving is a leading cause of serious and fatal car accidents throughout Pennsylvania and across the United States. In 2018, 10,511 people throughout the U.S. and 334 in Pennsylvania were killed in crashes caused by drunk driving alone. This doesn't include the number of people killed in crashes by drivers who were under the...

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Why are personal injury cases so complex?

Getting compensation for damages through a car accident claim requires the legal advocacy of an experienced attorney, along with a little patience. In a perfect world, the insurance company that represents the at-fault driver would compensate you to the fullest extent after a crash. Unfortunately, it almost never works that way. Even after the evidence...

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Five things to get if you’ve been in car accident

Nobody expects to get into a car accident when they get behind the wheel. It happens to nearly every driver at least once in their lives, however. Whether you’re on the highway or a city street, it only takes one negligent driver – one who was speeding, driving recklessly or was texting – to cause...

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