February 6, 2014 | by Joel Kofsky | No Comments

Philadelphia is a city that provides wonderful culture, art, restaurants, festivals, and activities for both the people that live there and for visitors from around the world. The city never stops, not even in winter when the weather can be harsh. The people of Philadelphia continue to walk to work, take public transportation, and drive during the winter. The roads and sidewalks can be icy, snowdrifts can be taller than a person, and freezing rain can strike at the drop of a hat. Through all of the winter weather conditions […]

October 6, 2013 | by Joel Kofsky | No Comments

Philadelphia – Early Sunday morning saw the death of a mother after a careless driver traveling the wrong way along Roosevelt Blvd. collided into her family’s minivan. According to authorities, investigators are concurrently trying to discover if the woman-driver, age 23, was driving under the influence when she went the wrong way on the south lanes of the Boulevard along the vicinity of Cottman. At about 2:30 o’clock in the morning, the Buick of the errant driver slammed into a minivan, operated by Everton Taylor, age 33, with his wife, […]

June 6, 2013 | by Joel Kofsky | No Comments

Jun 4, 2013 A Philadelphia firefighter allegedly pulled a gun on a woman following a car crash last Saturday. He is currently in custody. Sources say that 40 year-old Michael Brown rear-ended a female driver at the intersection of Aramingo and James Street in Philadelphia. He was driving on the Bridgesburg area of the area around 4 am Saturday. The woman wanted to exchange car insurance information and call the authorities but Brown reportedly refused. This led to an argument between the two. Brown then allegedly walked back to his […]

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Early Wednesday, six people were killed and more a dozen or more people were trapped under the rubble after a demolished vacant building collapsed onto a thrift store in Philadelphia. Michael Nutter of Philadelphia stated late Wednesday night that five women and one man were killed in the collapse. Michael Reznik, the public safety director for the city said that a woman, age 61, buried under the debris was discovered alive and transported to a local hospital, For the whole night, the authorities continued their search and rescue crews . […]

June 4, 2013 | by Joel Kofsky | No Comments

If you were stopped for running a red light in Philadelphia, you will most likely be issued a citation and will need to pay the fine in court. Fines in Philly depend on where you were stopped. This can cost anywhere from $75 to $200+. In some cases, drivers do not know that they have run a red light. They usually get their ticket in the mail with a photo of them running the light. When this happens, there can be ways to fight the ticket. One of the ways […]

May 29, 2013 | by Joel Kofsky | No Comments

Patrick Hennessy was awarded $19.1 million by a Philadelphia jury May 26th. Hennessy was a passenger in a car driven by his friend, Ryan Caruso four years ago. Hennessy was a passenger in a Ryan’s car. It was around 2 am on July 26th 2009 when it rear-ended a vehicle. As a result of the collision Ryan’s car failed to start. Ryan and Hennessy, both from Bensalem, then tried top push the car off the road. The car they hit followed behind them with its flashers on. A car driven […]

May 16, 2013 | by Joel Kofsky | No Comments

When it comes time to beat city heat in Philadelphia during the summer months, local residents have abundant options to choose from to cool off, kick back and enjoy the lazy days of June, July and August. With the unofficial start of summer drawing near, now is a good time to be reminded of summer safe driving tips before you take off for Ocean City or Wildwood, N.J., Cape May or the Poconos. Wherever you travel to cool off and wind down, keep these pointers in mind when you hit […]

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May 11th, 2013 A total of 13 people needed medical attention from injuries sustained at a Northeast Philadelphia car crash Wednesday afternoon May 8th. According to law enforcement the accident involved two vehicles. A 15-seater van rolled over its side after colliding with a car on the intersection of Torresdale Avenue and Rhawn Street at approximately 5:15 a.m. 12 people riding the van were hurt according to investigators. The driver of the sedan was also hurt in the accident. As of this writing, it is not clear to what hospital […]

March 13, 2013 | by Joel Kofsky | No Comments

On January 20, a single-car crash happened inside the campus of Grynedd Mercy College which affected four students. The victims sustained injuries and were transported to a local hospital. According to police, the mishap took place around 3:30 o’clock in the morning of Sunday. After they were treated, two students were released and sent home; while the other two victims were under observation. Car Accident victims may be entitled to financial compensation for pain and suffering in addition to economic damages. Please consult with an experienced Philadelphia accident lawyer  now […]

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Early Sunday morning, Philadelphia police are doing their investigation of two separate accidents that occurred. Incident number one took place at around 2:00 o’clock in the morning at the corner of Somerset and 2nd Streets in the Fairhill section of the city. Police related that two vehicles collided at the corner which transported one victim to the Temple University Hospital. No information regarding the status of the patient was released. At about 4:16 o’clock early morning, accident number two happened at the Woodhaven Road in the area of Knights Road […]

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