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June 30, 2018

Ulster Township, PA – One Person Injured from Accident on U.S. 220

Motor Vehicle Accident in Bradford County Ulster Township, PA (June 26, 2018) – According to the police, an accident occurred on the U.S. 220 in Bradford County on Tuesday morning at around 7:30pm. The police state that driver Duane Queen, 72, was driving northbound when he suddenly switched into the southbound lane, causing him to crash into Theodore Dildine, 61. Police further state that the crash was so severe that Dildine was transferred to Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. It’s confirmed that Dildine is suffering from a major injury. Queen was also transferred to Robert Packer Hospital, along with two […]
February 7, 2018

Tractor Trailer Crash Closed Portion of Pennsylvania Highway

Posted on February 7, 2018 Early this morning, a tractor trailer crash in Pennsylvania closed a portion of Interstate 70 westbound in Washington County. In the morning, snow still continued to fall to the ground and subsequent freezing rain did not help matters, mixing together to create an icy combination. With the tractor trailer crash closing down halfway, delays were imminent. Luckily, no other parties were hurt, though a variety of other crashes took place throughout the county this morning, from PennDOT truck crashes, to those involving other vehicle drivers. Delays held up miles of traffic throughout the morning until […]
January 18, 2018

What Happens if a Stolen Car Leads to a Car Accident?

Yesterday, a case in Lancaster could have turned from a criminal case into a civil case as it could have ended in serious injuries or an accident. A Lancaster man was arrested on charges of bounding his elderly roommate with an extension cord and driving off with the man’s debit card, cellphone, and car. Though the man did not cause an accident, many incidents of stolen cars end in disaster, with catastrophic injuries as a police chase begins. But what happens when you were injured due to somebody in a stolen car and their negligence? You have rights to recover. […]
June 17, 2016

Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyers Highlight New Study on Traumatic Brain Injuries and Minorities

According to a new study recently released by the Kessler Foundation, minorities who suffer from traumatic brain injuries have lower treatment success rates. Traumatic brain injuries can result from catastrophic sports mishaps, motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents and other incidents of negligence including slip and fall accidents. Most traumatic brain injuries require long term treatment. Many traumatic brain injury victims suffer from long term disability and never fully recover total cognitive functioning. The Kessler Foundation study, published in the medical journal Neurorehabilitation, followed long term treatment of traumatic brain injuries in minorities and Caucasians to determine effectiveness rates. This most […]