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Harrisburg Car Accident Lawyers: Trucks and SUVs Safer than Small Cars

A heavier vehicle offers a safety advantage over a lighter automobile. The magnitude of the force experienced by occupants in a collision and the risk of injury is directly related to the size and weight of each vehicle. In general, people in a large, heavy vehicle will experience a less forceful impact in a crash […]

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Pittsburgh Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Medical Errors Leading Cause of Death

A new study published by the BMJ suggests that the majority of medical errors are unreported. The study was conducted by doctors at Johns Hopkins and suggests that medical mistakes may be the cause of death more often than emphysema and bronchitis. This would make medical mistakes the third leading cause of death in the […]

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Harrisburg Car Accident Lawyers: How Age Affects Car Accident Risk

Teen drivers have higher crash rates per mile traveled than elderly (over 70) drivers and middle-aged drivers. However, senior drivers still have a higher car accident risk than middle-aged drivers. The good news is that studies show that the rate of fatal car accidents involving older drivers has fallen by 30% from 1997 to 2013. […]

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Harrisburg Car Accident Lawyers: Seatbelts Save Lives

Buckling up saves lives. Studies have shown that by using a lap and shoulder seatbelt, drivers and front seat passengers can reduce their risk of fatal injury by 45% in a car and by 60% in a truck, van or SUV. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS,) 2,800 car accident deaths could […]

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Harrisburg Car Accident Lawyers: Car Headlights Pose Danger

There are a lot of factors that can contribute to a car accident. Although many of these factors are due to driver negligence, such as speeding and distracted driving, others can be attributed to design errors in vehicles that cause them to pose a safety hazard to their drivers and others on the roadway. Examples […]

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Harrisburg Car Accident Lawyers: Speeding Leads to Fatal Accidents

Speed is a factor in nearly one third of all fatal car accidents in the U.S. Speeding not only increases the likelihood that an accident will occur, it also contributes to a greater risk of fatalities due to high crash energy. Effective speed limit enforcement can reduce the rate of accident fatalities. Moreover, speed cameras, […]

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Harrisburg Car Accident Lawyers: Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched an enforcement campaign entitled, “U Drive. U Text. U Pay.” and a social media campaign with the message, “If you’re texting, you’re not driving.” The NHTSA is hoping to raise awareness about the risks associated with distracted driving […]

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Harrisburg Car Accident Lawyers: Red Light Cameras, Do They Work?

A study conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) indicates that the presence of red light cameras reduces the risk of fatal accidents caused by “running a red light” by 24 %. Red light cameras also reduce the risk of other types of accidents at intersections with traffic lights by 17%. Cameras could […]

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Harrisburg Car Accident Lawyers Discuss Graduated Licensing for Teen Drivers

The immaturity and inexperience of teen drivers often leads to risky behavior which results in car accidents, injuries and even death. Graduated licensing, in which teens are gradually allowed more freedom over several stages before being awarded an unrestricted driving license, is intended to enable teens to develop their driving skills and gain some experience […]

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Harrisburg Car Accident Lawyers: Negligent Road Design Claims Lives

Road design is a complicated process, requiring countless hours of planning, engineering and surveying before construction can even begin. Despite these efforts, some roads remain inherently dangerous. Sharp curves, inadequate signage and excessive posted speed limits contribute to car accidents every day, leaving countless motorists injured or killed. According to Harrisburg car accident lawyers, when […]

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