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Tractor-Trailer and Rear End-Crashes in South Jersey

There are two scenarios that separate tractor-trailer rear-end crashes, and that is whether the big rig is doing the rear-ending or is getting rear-ended. However, in both cases, the occupants of the other vehicle are at a great disadvantage. Driver of Pickup Dies in Collision with Tractor Trailer in Camden The 72-year-old driver of a …

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Are Philadelphia Landlords Responsible for Stairway Injuries?

A Philadelphia landlord has a duty to their tenants to keep the property’s stairways in good repair and reasonably free from any dangerous hazard. Every year, falls are the leading cause of death and serious physical injury to people over 65, second only to automobile accidents for those 64 and under. Stairway falls are some …

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Do Amazon Flex Drivers in Philadelphia have Insurance?

Amazon Flex drivers pick up packages from Amazon distribution centers and deliver the packages to people’s homes. While drivers are logged into the app and delivering packages they are covered by Amazon’s Flex insurance. As Amazon builds out its logistics operation the company is using contractors, in addition to USPS, FedEx and UPS. There are …

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Should I Sue Somebody After a Motor Vehicle Crash in Philadelphia?

After being injured in a motor vehicle crash in or around Philadelphia, the victim might be eligible for compensation for the injuries and damages that he or she suffered. In that context, there are two legal options. Those are to file a personal injury claim or file a personal injury lawsuit. Here are some common …

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Do I Need a Lawyer After Being Injured in an Uber Crash in Philadelphia?

There is no question that you’re going to be needing a lawyer after being injured in an Uber crash in or around Philadelphia. You might ask why. Here are some common questions that our clients ask. Q. Aren’t Uber drivers required to have insurance like anybody else? A. Yes they are. In fact, they probably …

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Hoboken Faces Backlash After E-Scooter Rollout

Some Hoboken officials might be having second thoughts about allowing e-scooters into their city on May 20, 2019. Just a few days after legalizing rentable e-scooters, city officials have received dozens of complaints related to these popular devices. All of the issues locals have with these e-scooters are safety-related. Traffic cameras revealed dozens of e-scooter …

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Bristol Township Left Hand Turn Motorcycle Crash Ends Tragically

On Monday, May 20, 2019 tragic motorcycle accident occurred when a Chevy S10 allegedly pulled into the path of an oncoming motorcycle. The rider was taken to Lower Bucks Hospital but unfortunately succumbed to his injuries. According to The Patch, this was the second deadly motorcycle wreck in Bristol in the last 48hrs. The other …

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Pennsylvania Police Step Up Patrols on Holiday Weekends in 2019

Pennsylvania drivers should expect to find more police units patrolling the state over Holiday weekends. This news comes short on the heals of Philadelphia PD turning up the heat on aggressive drivers. Surprisingly, Easter weekend is almost as bad as New Year’s Eve in terms of both DUI and speeding. Other holidays Penn police step …

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