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Keyless Cars Can Be Dangerous

March 20, 2019

According to a New York Times report, 73 people have suffered harm, including fatal injuries, from carbon monoxide poisoning after failing to turn off the ignition of their keyless vehicles. 28 people have died and 45 others have suffered injuries since 2006. The fatalities were a result of drivers leaving keyless vehicles running in enclosed […]

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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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About Claims For Defective Medical Devices

February 20, 2019

Many people, young and old, have used a medical device to improve their health and well-being. As one might expect, there has been an acceleration in the development of new medical devices in the last twenty-five years. Along with basic clinical and biomedical research, bioengineering research has substantially contributed to the knowledge base underlying the […]

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FDA Changes Approval Process For Medical Devices

February 18, 2019

In hoping to ensure that new medical devices reflect modern safety and effectiveness features, the FDA is revising its process for approving medical devices. In modernizing the approval process, the FDA wants to compel companies to base products on devices that are not older than 10 years. For many years, the Food and Drug Administration’s […]

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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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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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Defenses To Personal Injury Lawsuits

December 26, 2018

There are many defenses to personal injury cases. There are those defenses which “negate” or “deny” liability like mistake of fact and there are also defenses which “avoid” liability such as “affirmative defenses” like assumption of the risk. By raising an affirmative defense, the defendant is asserting that even if the defendant committed all of […]

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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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