Category Archive for ‘Philadelphia Accident News’

GPS Distracted Drivers

  Technology continues to bring many conveniences to our lives.  Currently, there is an app for just about anything—making it easier to communicate, to shop, and to travel.  While these convinces are certainly helpful to many shoppers and travelers alike, using these mobile apps while driving is becoming a major factor in car accidents—especially apps

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Tip-Over Accidents

  Everything these days is becoming lighter, faster, slimmer, and more convenient.  And, with convenience, there’s always a cost.  This is the case with the newer, lighter, and more versatile furniture and appliances.   As televisions continue to get slimmer, furniture companies are creating lighter furniture to hold them.  Less materials make products easier to

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Fire Burn Injury – What You Need to Know

  House fires are a terrifying and tragic experience.  They can easily be brought on by so many extenuating and inadvertent circumstances—from faulty wiring to a short in an appliance, you could literally lose everything.  Add physical injury, scarring, and permanent disfigurement to an already tragic emotional accident, and you’ve just suffered from a calamitous

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An Invasion of the Drones

While progress certainly breeds change, insurance companies cannot keep up with the quickly growing, unmanned aerial systems, or the drone industry. Since progress always comes at a cost, just see Scientific America’s recent release of drone disasters, it is important to seek legal counsel for any type of drone related accident. Current Practice The most

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Garmin’s Newest Product Helps Keep Cyclists Safer on the Roads

  The number of bicycles on our roadways is increasing nationwide with some cities seeing increases as much as 300 to 400 percent since 2000. Philadelphia is no exception to this trend.  According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Philadelphia had the highest percentage of commuters cycling to work — an increase from below one percent

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Will a Computer Evaluate My Automobile Accident Claim?

  Have you or a loved one been injured in an automobile accident?  Are you suffering from a permanent injury that prevents you from returning to work or enjoying the activities that you did prior to the accident?  Does the physical pain from your injuries prevent you from sleeping through the night or attending functions

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Safety Advantages of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Many in the automobile and electronic industries are promoting the integration of smartphones into a vehicle’s dashboard as a “safety advantage” that will decrease the number of accidents caused by distracted driving.  It is evident from the number of traffic violations issued throughout the United States and the number of traffic accidents caused by using

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Former Philly Officer claimed injury in his Stop-and-Frisk Lawsuit

Philadelphia — Last Monday, ex officer of the Philadelphia police testified in court that he was a victim of the stop-and-frisk policies conducted in the city as he was manhandled by two officers during a pedestrian stop that resulted to back pain and neck problems that forced him to resign from the department seven years

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Pickup truck crashed into a home

Upper Chichester – For every one home is the safest place to be but not most of the time as vehicles can crash anytime into one’s residence. Police reported that early Sunday morning, man from Bear, Del., drove his pickup truck into a house in Hidden Valley Road. When police tested the driver, his BAC

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Close call for firefighter in Walnut Street’s burning home

James Reed, a Borough firefighter, sustained burns in his airway and in a precarious condition is being transferred to Lehigh Valley Hospital’s burn unit. This sad news was reported in FB by his son, James Jr. who also thanked all of his dad’s supporters who expressed comforting thoughts and good wishes. Reed Sr. was hurt

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