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Changing Habits – Bad Driving Habits

April 18, 2019

For 113 years, Powell Law has represented all types of personal injury victims in all types of personal injury cases and scenarios. If you have any questions about a potential claim for damages based on a personal injury, the attorneys at Powell Law have the necessary expertise and experience to handle your matter. Call today […]

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Avoid These Bad Driving Habits

April 16, 2019

While the number of motor vehicle deaths has decreased significantly in the last fifty years because of advancements in vehicle safety technology, new data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that the number of fatal crashes involving SUVs and large trucks has increased. SUVs are the most popular type of vehicle in North […]

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Some Facts About Personal Injury – Compensation May Be Extensive

April 10, 2019

The most important factor that affects any personal injury plaintiff receiving maximum compensation for the ensuing harm and damages caused by an accident is awareness of all of the types of available damages. A personal injury plaintiff should never assume that the only compensation available is compensation for medical expenses. Pennsylvania law allows accident victims […]

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Some Facts About Personal Injury – Personal Injury Law Is More Than Motor Vehicle Accidents

April 8, 2019

There’s no question that motor vehicle accidents comprise a significant number of personal injury cases. However, personal injury law applies to any event or incident where a person suffers harm due to the negligent conduct of another individual or entity. The law related to personal injury applies to slip and fall accidents caused by unsafe premises, dog bites, […]

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Pennsylvania’s Steer Clear Law

March 6, 2019

For 112 years, Powell Law has represented all types of personal injury victims in all types of personal injury cases and scenarios. If you have any questions about a potential claim for damages based on a personal injury, the attorneys at Powell Law have the necessary expertise and experience to handle your matter. Call today […]

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How Is A Police Report Used In A Personal Injury Case? Part 2

February 28, 2019

This is the second part of a blog discussing how a police report is used in a personal injury matter. Part one discussed how a police report contains important details of the underlying incident related to a claim for personal injuries. If you have any questions about litigating a claim for damages resulting from any […]

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How Is A Police Report Used In A Personal Injury Case? Part 1

February 26, 2019

The attorneys and staff of Powell Law are experienced in helping personal injury victims recover compensation for their injuries and move forward. Even settling a claim for personal injuries without litigating it can be an arduous process. Today’s blog discusses how the information and details contained in a police report are important in a personal […]

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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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