Carlisle car accident lawyers

Did You Know A New Law Will Affect The Way Pennsylvania Cracks Down on DUI Offenders?

August 7th, 2017

According to the most recent PennDOT report on crash statistics, alcohol was a contributing factor in almost 30% of car accident deaths in Pennsylvania.  This number has been increasing over the past ten years, and lawmakers want to put a stop to drinking & driving related fatalities. Drunken driving accidents are preventable, and it is…

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Tractor Trailer Accident On Route 72 Serves As A Reminder Of Unique Risks 18-Wheelers Pose To Drivers

July 28th, 2017

Tractor-trailers and large commercial vehicles help to transport needed goods throughout the country. The problem is that over 80,000 injury crashes alone occur each year with tractor-trailers and commercial trucks. Unfortunately, these accidents tend to cause significant injuries and fatalities due to the sheer size and weight of 18-wheelers compared to cars. Earlier this week,…

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Crash Due To “Selfie” In Adams County Highlights Risks Of Distracted Driving

July 24th, 2017

Recently, a driver in Adams County was taking a “selfie” behind the wheel before his vehicle crossed the road and went airborne, landing on a concrete slab. His vehicle came to a halt after running over a sign for a local Animal Wellness Clinic. The driver was taken to the hospital where he was reported…

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Did You Know There Are 15 Car Crashes Every Hour In Pennsylvania?

July 18th, 2017

Did You Know there Is 15 Car Crashes Every Hour In Pennsylvania? Due to the innovations and numerous safety improvements in cars today, there has been a slow decline in car accident fatalities in the US.  However, in 2016 the U.S. Department of transportation noted seeing car crashes rising, many of these accidents now being…

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How to Find the Right Nursing Home in Harrisburg

July 1st, 2016

Making the decision that elderly loved ones can no longer be on their own is a tough one. Once the decision has been made to move to a place that can take care of the needs of your elderly loved ones, you need to find the right place for them. With all of the options…

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Do Minor Car Accidents Need to be Reported in Pennsylvania?

June 21st, 2016

Have you or someone you know ever been involved in a fender bender? You have, at the very least, driven past them on the highway during rush hour. Minor car accidents are fairly common and typically involve some property damage, but major injuries can also happen depending on the circumstance. If you are involved in a…

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Dangers of Black Ice

November 19th, 2014

Beware of Black Ice Conditions Snow, ice, and  freezing rain makes winter driving hazardous. Before you get in your car to travel to work, shop or visit friends it is important to check the local weather and road conditions. Black ice or clear ice,  is a thin, transparent cover of ice on a road surface adds to the danger of winter driving. Black ice often…

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Social Host Law

November 12th, 2014

What is the Social Host Law? When your kids come home from college, do you allow them to drink in the home? Are you one of those parents who would rather have your kids drinking under your roof than doing who-knows-what under someone else’s? Even if you are not one of these parents, do you know what your kids are doing in the home when…

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Weekend Accident Report

October 13th, 2014

 Accidents Claim Several Central PA Lives This past weekend was a rough one on the roads in Central Pennsylvania, with several lives lost to motor-vehicle accidents. On Sunday, an unidentified man was killed in serious car accident in Cumberland County and an unidentified motorcycle driver was killed when he was thrown from his motorcycle in Lancaster County. Early Monday morning, a passenger in a car, Walter Feith, was…

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Fall Safety Tips

October 1st, 2014

Every time the seasons change, new hazards emerge on the roadway. During the fall, these hazards can come from the increase in deer, the time change causing windshield glares during rush hour, wet leaves and more. This week, we have some fall safety tips for you to remember and follow while driving your car. 1) Clear frost from your windshields. The changing temperatures often leave…

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Avoid Distracted Driving

September 24th, 2014

Are you a distracted driver? Is your teen? Another loved one? There is a lot of data out there today about how teens are the most likely to be distracted while driving a car. After all, they are generally more attached to their cell phones and social media sites than most adults and tend to be less experienced and mature. These factors can lead to…

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