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Autumn a Deadly Time for Tri-State Motorcycle Accidents

The next several months will be the most dangerous time of year for motorcycle accidents in the Tri-State area of West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania. CBS Channel 5 reports fatal motorcycle accidents account for more than 10 percent of West Virginia road deaths each year, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association. Jim Satterfield, the...

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Teen Truckers May Soon Be Allowed to Cross State Lines

The trucking industry is pushing teenage drivers as the solution to filling the nationwide shortage of long-distance tractor-trailer operators.  Perhaps there is nothing more illustrative of how little the industry cares about safety and how far it will go to maximize profits. Our tri-state truck accident attorneys in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia see the...

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Reducing Truck Accidents in the Tri-State Area

There are many different causes of truck accidents. An overworked driver may be in violation of federal rest period requirements and cause an accident due to exhaustion. An inexperienced truck driver may be unprepared to handle traffic conditions. Nighttime driving or weather conditions may reduce visibility, making it difficult for a truck driver to see...

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Teen Driver Stats Show Driving Restrictions Save Lives

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States. Parents are reasonably concerned about the safety of their children. Unfortunately, the biggest threat to a teen’s safety appears to be teenagers themselves. Teens are not the only ones who are...

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Backover Injuries a Hidden Danger

Winter is a dangerous time on the roads, but parking lots are dangerous places year-round, especially when it comes to the risk of backover injuries. Our experienced injury attorneys represent clients in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania, an area known for strong winter weather. Last month we discussed the dangers of winter accidents. While winter...

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Winter Weather Increases Risks of Traffic Collisions

The new year dawned cold and blustery across the Midwest, signaling the start of three of the most dangerous months of the year on the road in the tri-state area of Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Parking lot collisions and slip-and-fall accidents are a serious concern. But winter weather injuries are most common on the road....

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Fatigue a Major Factor in Tri-State Area Truck Accidents

Driver fatigue is a major problem within the commercial transportation industry. Across the United States, drivers who are paid by the mile - not by the hour - feel the financial pressure to fit as many miles as possible into a work day. In some particularly egregious cases, employers even encourage their drivers to engage...

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