Category: Motor Vehicle Accident

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Self-Driving Cars: Rear-End And Sideswipe Collisions Are Most Common

February 14, 2019

This week we’ve looked at self-driving cars and motor vehicle accidents. The automobile industry praises self-driving technology as a tool for substantially reducing the nearly 40,000 fatalities that annually occur on our nation’s roads. The transition to this technology will not occur overnight.  Testing robotics and artificial intelligence on public roads is a scary proposition […]

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A Future Look At Self-Driving Cars: Humans Are Still The Ultimate Cause Of Accidents

February 12, 2019

Most of the world’s automakers consider self-driving cars as the hallmark of 21st Century transportation. Suggesting that self-driving automobiles will dominate the market in the near future makes some drivers nervous and uneasy. There is clearly some public anxiety about a car driving itself and limiting the amount of human control over its movement. Certainly, […]

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Co-Existing With Trucks On Pennsylvania’s Highways

February 6, 2019

As traffic volume increases and room to operate decreases on Pennsylvania’s roads, sharing the highway with large semi-trucks is even more dangerous. Semi-trucks (also called tractors) with trailers often weigh as much as the federal limit of 80,000 pounds, which is 25 to 40 times more than most automobiles. Truckers are currently lobbying for a […]

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What You Need To Know If You Are In An Accident

January 22, 2019

If you are involved in a motor vehicle accident, it is important that you take certain actions at the scene of the accident to collect important evidence and other necessary information to ensure a complete recovery for any damages suffered as a result of the accident. At the time an accident occurs, immediately determine if […]

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Auto Makers Implement Automatic Emergency Braking Technology

January 15, 2019

In 2016, several automakers, twenty in fact, that control 99 percent of the U.S. market agreed to make Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) a standard feature across almost all of their models by 2022. As the one-year anniversary of this pledge approaches, some manufacturers have made a considerable effort in honoring this commitment, while others have […]

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What Happens If I Need Medical Care After A Motor Vehicle Accident?

December 21, 2018

You’ve been hurt in an accident and you require medical attention immediately following the accident as well as in the days, even months ahead. Pennsylvania uses an “at-fault” system for paying automobile claims thus injured parties must try to settle with the at-fault party’s insurer or go to court and litigate to recover their damages. […]

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Co-Existing With Trucks On Pennsylvania’s Highways

December 19, 2018

As traffic volume increases and room to operate decreases on Pennsylvania’s roads, sharing the highway with large semi-trucks is even more dangerous. Semi-trucks (also called tractors) with trailers often weigh as much as the federal limit of 80,000 pounds, which is 25 to 40 times more than most automobiles. Truckers are currently lobbying for a […]

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Holiday Safe Driving Tips

November 21, 2018

The holidays are here, which means significantly more traffic as a result of all the shoppers and revelers on the road. It also means driving under winter conditions that may often be severe, causing traction and visibility problems. Unfortunately, it ’s also when there are more individuals driving under the influence of alcohol. Car accidents, […]

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What To Do If You’re In A Motor Vehicle Accident

November 19, 2018

Motor vehicle accidents cause nothing but problems, of course. The costs of such an event may be physical, emotional, and economic. Powell Law offers experienced and quality representation for all accident victims. We can assist in helping accident victims recover just compensation for their losses when another party is at fault in a motor vehicle […]

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Proving A Case For Distracted Driving

October 22, 2018

For 113 years, Powell Law has represented all types of workers in personal injury cases. The attorneys at Powell Law have the necessary expertise and experience to handle any type of personal injury case. Call today to consult with an experienced Pennsylvania personal injury attorney. Motor vehicle accidents caused by distracted drivers occur regularly in […]

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