Legal Articles, Accident & Injury

Lane Splitting, Liability, and Motorcycle Accidents in Florida

What causes or contributes to motorcycle accidents? A lack of visibility, of course. The number one thing most drivers say after getting into an accident with a motorcycle is, “I never saw him.” But there are also some basic hazards, like the fact that motorcyclists are not protected by much more than their helmets and clothes. Crash on the road or into a passenger car and that’s going to hurt. And then there are motorcycle driver errors—mistakes and dangerous driving habits. Like lane splitting.

2 Things You Need to Do if You are Injured at Work

If you are injured at work or contract a work-related disease, there are 2 things you must do.

Explainer: Wrongful Death and Survival Actions in Pennsylvania

Families who have lost a loved one because of the negligent or wrongful acts of other parties may be considering legal action against the responsible party. This implicates the Pennsylvania Wrongful Death and Survival action statutes. This article is a brief explanation of those statutes, including who can bring the action, distribution of money awards, and more.

Exceptions to Limited Tort Insurance Coverage in Pennsylvania

In some cases, injured Pennsylvania drivers bound by the limitations of a "Limited Tort" policy can still bring claims as though they have Full Tort protection. This article explains the several "exceptions" to Limited Tort, including the "serious injury" exception that is often utilized.

Differences in Full Tort and Limited Tort Auto Insurance in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Full Tort and Limited Tort insurance coverage provide different legal rights and remedies that may be confusing. We hope that this article may answer some of the common questions directed to our office.

Commercial Truck Accidents and the “Black Box”

Accidents between commercial trucks (semi-trucks, 18-wheelers, and other “big rigs”) and passenger cars are catastrophic. Passengers in cars that get into a crash with a truck frequently suffer catastrophic injuries (e.g., brain damage, spinal cord damage, loss of limbs, etc.) or death. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is the lead federal agency that regulates the trucking industry. It develops safety guidelines and enforces federal laws governing trucking rules and regulations. Truck drivers and trucking companies must strictly comply with a number of regulations governing everything from fleet maintenance to driver hours and rest periods and more.

What to Expect During a Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE)

This article provides information about functional capacity evaluations (FCEs) that are ordered to determine a worker's physical abilities and limitations related to work. It answers frequently asked questions about FCEs, including who performs them, how they differ from regular medical examinations, whether an FCE is right for a claim, what to do if additional treatment is needed, how long the evaluation takes, and what happens after the evaluation is complete.

4 Frequently Asked Questions About St. Louis Uber Car Accidents

You may have many questions if you've been involved in a St. Louis Uber car accident. This article will discuss answers to the most common ones and how to protect your rights and get compensation.

St. Louis School Bus Accident Lawyer

As parents, ensuring the safety of our children is our top priority, especially when it comes to school transportation. Although school buses are often considered the safest option, accidents can still happen, and it is essential to understand the laws that protect children and the steps parents can take to safeguard their children and seek compensation if necessary.

"What's in a Word?"

Very recent Court of Appeal decision dealing with an alleged missed 2-year deadline to apply to the LAT [Ontario Licence Appeal Tribunal] for a denied IRB [income replacement benefit].

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