Injury and Accident Blogs

In Pennsylvania, the move-over law (Title 75, Section 4572.2) requires drivers to give way by changing lanes or moving over in the presence of a stopped emergency or service vehicle. Law enforcement officers, ambulances, firefighters, and utility workers are all entitled to the right of way and a cleared lane whenever they are stopped on […]

Jan 24, 2023
Greg Prosmushkin

As parents, the top priority is to ensure their children’s safety, happiness, health, and well-being. Parents are often forced to depend on unfamiliar individuals in daycare facilities for the care of their children. Common Childhood Injuries at Daycare Facilities Scrapes, cuts, and bruises Broken bones Poisoning Choking Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Drowning Slip and fall […]

Jan 20, 2023
Greg Prosmushkin

Filing a Claim for a Defective Tire Car Accident The cause of a motor vehicle accident can be due to another person’s negligence such as speeding or driving under the influence, or due to bad tires. The tire is the only component of the vehicle that touches the road. If a tire fails while driving, […]

Jan 04, 2023
Greg Prosmushkin

If a collision occurs and the amount of damages exceeds the available insurance coverage, the accident victim can pursue a claim against the driver directly. They can also make a claim with the uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage if such a policy is available.  Pennsylvania Minimum Liability Insurance Requirements 2022 In simple terms, if damages […]

Dec 30, 2022
Greg Prosmushkin

A headache after a car accident, also known as a post-traumatic headache, is caused by the trauma when someone has involvement in an auto accident. It may appear either immediately after a motor vehicle accident (MVA) or after some time. As a result, the victims experience these headaches hours or days after the incident. Some […]

Dec 23, 2022
Greg Prosmushkin

A letter of protection is a legal guarantee that binds you, your healthcare provider, and your attorney. You can use the letter of protection for the injured victim of a car accident, work injury, or slip and fall. The letter promises you will pay for the medical bills once your claim is settled. In addition, […]

Dec 20, 2022
Greg Prosmushkin

Moped Laws In PA: Safety Regulations That Can Protect You A moped does not require strict licensing in comparison to full motorcycles or automobiles. According to PA moped laws, a moped is driven by a motorcycle engine but is also equipped with operable pedals like a bicycle.  A moped motor must have not more than […]

Dec 19, 2022
Greg Prosmushkin

According to the Internal Revenue System (IRS), personal injury lawsuits, wrongful death claims, and other claims are not considered taxable income. The objective of settlement funds is to provide compensation for financial losses suffered in some sort of injury. Thus, the funds do not “increase” the material wealth of the taxpayer, but only restore them […]

Dec 16, 2022
Greg Prosmushkin

School bus laws in Pennsylvania: When to stop and when not to stop? According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), motorists must maintain a distance of 10 feet from school buses that are extending their stop arms and flashing their red lights. Moreover, when the stop arm is extended, motorists must stop whether they […]

Nov 29, 2022
Greg Prosmushkin

Owing to advanced technology, there has been a boom in the number of autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles. The design of autonomous cars is such that they are safe and convenient.  However, autonomous driving technology can still fail, and the technology is not yet highly regulated. The outcome can result in catastrophic collisions causing fatal or […]

Nov 29, 2022
Greg Prosmushkin

It’s not uncommon to downplay minor injuries after being in a car accident, but even neck pain should be taken seriously. If left untreated, neck pain can result in developing severe conditions such as cervical radiculopathy that require extended medical care.  Cervical radiculopathy is an outcome of a pinched nerve or herniated disc in the […]

Nov 25, 2022
Greg Prosmushkin

The Motor Carrier Identification Report (MCS-150) comprises the company’s information that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will use. Every company requires MCS-150 until the company functions.  The form includes information about the company’s contact information and whether you are operating intrastate or interstate. Furthermore, it indicates what type of goods a company handles, […]

Nov 24, 2022
Greg Prosmushkin

An MCS-90 insurance endorsement requires a policyholder to pay any decision that results from negligence in operating or maintaining a truck. This applies even if the truck is not covered in the policy. Is MCS-90 Additional Insurance? The short answer is no. MCS-90 is not insurance. However, all motor carriers must have the MCS-90 document […]

Sep 28, 2022
Greg Prosmushkin

The Role of Federal Regulations in a Commercial Trucking Accident Commercial trucks are far heavier and bigger than passenger cars. Therefore, such trucks must abide by certain rules when they are carrying goods and other products. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), there are certain safety regulations for commercial vehicles. An injury […]

Sep 23, 2022
Greg Prosmushkin

Car accidents are common and can happen anywhere. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), police-reported crashes for three consecutive years were 6,734,000 in 2018, 6,453,000 in 2017, and 6,821,000 in 2016.  These data suggest that there are over 18,000 accidents in the country each day. However, since there are endless different car […]

Sep 22, 2022
Greg Prosmushkin