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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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Types of Injuries from Slip-and-Fall and Trip-and-Fall Accidents

There are exceptions to just about every law. One law of physics is that when a person is involved in a slip-and-fall accident, he or she usually falls backward. Another law of physics is that when that person is involved in a trip-and-fall, he or usually she falls forward. Although those two different types of …

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Common Causes of Philadelphia Slip-and-Falls and Trip-and-Falls

When somebody is in a slip-and-fall accident, he or she usually falls backward. In a trip-and-fall, that individual will fall forward. When falling backward, injuries often involve, skull fractures, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries hip and elbow fractures along with chronic neck and back pain. When falling forward, we often see hand, wrist and …

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What is a Contingency Fee in a Philadelphia Personal Injury Case?

Nearly all attorneys who practice personal injury law in Pennsylvania represent their clients on a contingency fee basis. Billing legal services to an accident victim on an hourly basis with payment expected within 30 days would operate to lock most accident victims out of the halls of justice. They just couldn’t afford a qualified attorney …

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Do I Need a Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyer After a Car Accident?

When you’ve been injured in a car accident anywhere in or around Philly as a result of the carelessness and negligence of somebody else, it’s going to operate in your best interests to retain a Philadelphia car accident lawyer right away to help you with your personal injury claim. Accident victims have rights that need …

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