Being involved in a hit-and-run accident can be an unnerving and disheartening experience. While we all hope that people will do the right thing when they cause an accident, the unfortunate reality is that many do not. Hit-and-run accidents are common, and in these situations, accident victims face additional challenges that they do not deserve.
Category: Personal Injury
Are You Entitled to Financial Compensation After a Bus Crash in Pennsylvania?
If you’ve been injured in a bus crash in Pennsylvania, it is important to make sure you have a clear understanding of your legal rights. Bus crash victims are entitled to financial compensation in many cases, but recovering the financial compensation they deserve requires an in-depth understanding of the laws that apply.
Small Cars Can Come With Big Risks
When Purchasing a Car, Safety Should Be A Priority. As Personal Injury Attorneys, at Drake, Hileman & Davis, we often see the difference that the size a vehicle makes in how seriously someone is injured in an accident. Frequently, consumers look at price, style, fuel economy and color when making a car selection, when they really should be looking at vehicle safety.
How a Catastrophic Back Injury Can Lead to Significant Damages
Back Injury Lawyers Serving Clients in Bethlehem and Throughout Pennsylvania Catastrophic injuries — including those that affect the back, spine, brain, and other critical body systems — can give rise to complex litigation, as the injured plaintiff’s claim is likely to be substantial given the significant impairments and losses.
Haunted House Risks: Common Injuries and What Operators Can (and Should) Do To Prevent Them
Haunted houses are a staple of the Halloween season. From local communities to amusement parks, numerous haunted houses pop up across Pennsylvania this time each year.
Serious car accidents often leave drivers and passengers suffering from back injuries. Back injuries can involve bone fractures, disc injuries, soft tissue damage and/or nerve damage; and while some car accident victims will experience effects immediately, others will gradually begin to develop back pain over time.
Given the almost daily deluge of rain we have been experiencing, hydroplaning is a very real problem for which all drivers must be prepared. Hydroplaning occurs when the vehicle’s tire-to-road traction becomes separated by water. This grip separation results in a loss of control (braking and steering), which can result in a violent accident.
Going to college for the fall semester is supposed to be a time of excitement and anticipation. Students should be looking forward to moving into their dorms and apartments, and they should be focused on figuring out how to get to their new classrooms and other key locations on campus.
Who Is Most At Risk for a Slip and Fall?
Slips and falls are among the most common causes of traumatic brain injuries (TBI), bone fractures, soft tissue damage and other physical injuries. While anyone can slip and fall, some individuals are at greater risk than others. Unfortunately, while knowing your (or a family member’s) level of risk can help you mitigate this risk in some cases, there are still many factors that will be beyond your control.
Recovering from a traumatic brain injury is a long-term process. Even with a relatively mild TBI such as a concussion, the recovery process can still take as long as three months. For more severe forms of TBI, recovery can be a years-long—if not lifelong—process.