State College Pennsylvania Law Category: motor vehicle accidents

Reviewing distracted driving statistics October 01, 2020 | motor vehicle accidents

Motor vehicle collisions happen for a host of reasons, including drowsy driving, people making the reckless decision to drink alcohol before operating a vehicle, speeding and bad weather. However, distracted driving plays a role in many motor vehicle wrecks and it is important for drivers to go over statistics on these crashes to develop a better understanding of this issue and stay safe on the road…. READ MORE

Do you recognize the symptoms of a traumatic brain injury? August 07, 2020 | motor vehicle accidents

Recently, you were in a motor vehicle accident, one that seemed relatively minor. You may feel fine, but there is a chance you suffered a traumatic brain injury but do not know it. It is important to learn to recognize the symptoms of a brain injury. You could have a personal injury case on your hands, one for which the at-fault party bears financial responsibility. Mild traumatic… READ MORE

Motorcycle accidents and distractions July 14, 2020 | motor vehicle accidents

Motorcyclists often worry about distracted drivers causing a crash, such as those who eat behind the wheel, use their phones while driving or talk to other people in the car and lose focus on the road. However, motorcyclists must watch out for various distractions that increase their own likelihood of causing or becoming involved in a crash. There are several ways in which motorcyclists are distracted… READ MORE

1 driver injured, 1 dead in 2-vehicle crash June 05, 2020 | motor vehicle accidents

A portion of Route 8 in Hampton, Pennsylvania, closed down recently following a two-vehicle crash that left one driver dead and the other injured. Authorities continue to investigate the collision and intend to determine whether to file charges in consultation with the district attorney’s office.  The collision occurred in the area of Mt. Royal Boulevard in the early afternoon of Tuesday, May 26th, 2020. Neither vehicle carried any… READ MORE

Are you wearing your seatbelt incorrectly? May 18, 2020 | motor vehicle accidents

Seatbelts are simple yet very effective safety devices found in every modern vehicle. They are standard because they work to save lives in accidents. However, if you do not wear one properly, it may not be as effective and could harm you in a crash. This is why children must sit in booster seats once they are too big for a safety seat. The booster puts… READ MORE