The Schuylkill Expressway is very busy Wednesday mornings. It seems that larger employers are forcing people back to work in the mid-week and employees are resisting that on Mondays and Fridays. As a result, 76 is back to being pretty packed with cars on Wednesdays. Office occupancy figures are still around 48% on the busiest days, which is still well …
USA Pretty Weak At Preventing Roadway Deaths Compared To Developed Nations
Here is an interesting article from the people who publish Wordle. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/27/upshot/road-deaths-pedestrians-cyclists.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share&referringSource=articleShare If you are TLDR, then here is a summary. If you don’t know TLDR, then time to catch up with the current world racing past you. Per the NY Times’ article, “Much of the familiar explanation for America’s road safety record lies with a transportation system primarily designed …
Charissa Thompson and the Left Turn Crash
So, NFL sideline reporter and commentator was in a bad car crash recently. She happens to also be a spokesperson for Mercedes and was in one of their sedans. As you may see from photos, all her air bags went off following a crash in which an oncoming car turned left across her path and she had the right of …
The Single Most Litigated Injury In Personal Injury Practice
Lower back pain resulting from a car accident or slip and fall is easily the most litigated issue in my experience. Why is this? Insurance companies’ business model is to collect premiums and avoid paying claims. The cause of lower back pain is often ripe for debate in the view of insurers. Why? Well, most people’s spines degenerate as they …
The End Of Personal Injury Law As We Know It?
As Michael Stipe sang about 20 years ago, it’s the end of the world as we know it…. Well, that was 20 years ago or 40 and we are still here. So, that may be a bit much, but the one thing we learned from the covid pandemic was that it is prudent to spend a little more time thinking …
Your car insurance includes something called underinsured motorist coverage (UIM) and its partner and friend uninsured motorist coverage (UM). You should have these. They are required by Pennsylvania law. Simply put, UIM protects you if you are injured by someone without enough insurance. UM protects you from hit and run drivers or when a deer jumps in front of your …
Suing the City: when Motorcycles Hit Potholes
This episode tackles motorcycles hitting potholes and suing the city to me as a serious injury lawyer.
Airbags Went Off Is A Good Case
This episode addresses cases where airbags go off and those where there is minor damage to me as a serious injury lawyer.
Injured When Airbag Did Not Deploy
This episode addresses people injured when airbags do not deploy and when it makes sense to file a lawsuit in my experience as an injury attorney.
Airbag Injuries: fractured sternum, eye injuries, burns, and wrist injury
This episode discusses airbag injuries including a fractured sternum, chemical burns, vertebra fractures, collarbone fractures, and eye injuries.
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