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Traffic Deaths in Pennsylvania Are At An All-Time Low

Filed under: Personal Injury by Contributor @ June 1, 2018

In 2017, there were 1,137 traffic deaths, PennDOT announced. At 51 less traffic deaths than 2016, this is the lowest number of traffic deaths since PennDOT began keeping records in 1928. PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards noted the significant decreases is a combination of education, effective enforcement, and safety improvements. These decreases are significant in […]

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Distracting a Driver Via Text Could Now Bring Liability

Filed under: Personal Injury by Contributor @ May 31, 2016

While courts and lawmakers deal with the increasingly pervasive issue of distracted driving, a recent case in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Gallatin v. Gargiulo, shows that anyone sending a text message may now face liability if he or she knowingly distracts a driver who ends up in an accident. In an apparent case of first impression, […]

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Qualified Immunity Granted to Police Officer Who Shot Suspect With Rifle

Filed under: Criminal Law, Personal Injury by Contributor @ November 14, 2015

SCOTUS Grants Immunity to Police Officer Who Used a Rifle to Kill a Reckless Motorist From an Overpass Texas police officers went to a drive-in restaurant with a warrant in hand to arrest Isreal Leija Jr. but the 24 year-old did not want to be caught. Leija sped away in his Pontiac Grand Am leading […]

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Montco Motorcycle Crash @ 106 MPH: VIDEO

Filed under: Personal Injury, Strange But True by Contributor @ June 14, 2015

Motorcyclists need to be even more careful than the average motorist on the road. That’s why this video is so shocking. Don’t speed and always drive defensively.  This video courtesy of Limerick Police.  Click the link in the preceding sentence to watch the video – you can’t click the picture below. Charges for the unnamed idiot […]

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Accidents at the Intersection of Route 309 (Bethlehem Pike) and Bergey Road

Filed under: Personal Injury by Contributor @ June 25, 2014

If you or anyone you know has been involved in an accident at the very dangerous intersection of Route 309 (Bethlehem Pike) and Bergey Road in Hatfield Township, please contact attorney Steven Fairlie at Fairlie & Lippy, P.C.. This is a very unsafe intersection where traffic crossing Route 309 is only regulated by a stop […]

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