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December 1, 2018
What is a No-Fault Insurance Policy?

What is a No-Fault Insurance Policy?

Being in a car accident is bad enough in and of itself but all the many of the most devastating aspects are what follows the initial crash. Hospital stays, doctor visits to help recover from catastrophic injuries, and dealing with the dreaded insurance companies can be exceptionally frustrating and expensive if you do not understand the nuances of Pennsylvania’s automobile accident laws. If you have auto insurance, then you may know that Pennsylvania has what are called no-fault laws. Understanding exactly what this means can help ease some of the frustration that comes along with being involved in a car […]
August 14, 2018
Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Bell Township

Bell Township, PA – Fatal Motorcycle Accident on Route 819

Fatal Motorcycle Accident Leaves One Dead and Other Injured Bell Township, PA (August 13, 2018) On Saturday afternoon, around 1:30 p.m., a fatal motorcycle accident occurred at the intersection of Route 819 and Route 380 in Westmoreland County. Officials state a man and woman rode on a motorcycle, went thru a stop sign, and collided with a car. The man on the motorcycle died at the scene. The woman flew to a hospital due to moderate injuries. The driver in the vehicle received no injuries. More investigation will determine who is liable for the collision. Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania Motorcycle […]
August 13, 2018
Fatal Multi-Vehicle Collision in Upper Saucon Township

Upper Saucon Township, PA – Fatal Multi-Vehicle Collision

Fatal Multi-Vehicle Collision on Route 309 Upper Saucon Township, PA (August 12, 2018) On Sunday morning, around 9:00 a.m., a fatal multi-vehicle collision occurred on Route 309 and Center Valley Parkway. Officials state the collision involved a trailer tractor, an SUV, a Jeep, and another unidentified black vehicle. The Jeep headed eastbound and somehow collided with the black car causing the other vehicles to collide into one another. Two people suffered fatal injuries, and EMS transported an injured victim to a local hospital. An investigation into the crash is currently ongoing. Vehicle Accidents in Pennsylvania Distracted driving, which is also a […]
August 12, 2018
Fatal Accident in Centre County

Salem Township, PA – Fatal Truck Accident Kills One Man

Fatal Truck Accident in Westmoreland County Salem Township, PA (August 10, 2018) Around 9:00 a.m. on Friday, a fatal truck accident occurred on Route 22 in Westmoreland County. Officials state that a 27-year-old Charles Hodgkins had two passengers in his vehicle when a pickup truck rear-ended them. A 28-year-old woman identified Brittany Hodgkins sat in the passenger front seat, and a 3-year old was in the back. Firefighters and EMS freed Charles Hodgkins from his vehicle and transported him to Forbes Hospital. Unfortunately, he suffered fatal injuries and passed away at the hospital. EMS transported Brittany Hodgkins to Allegheny General Hospital, […]