Author Archives: Jay Butchko
What Is A Truck Underride Accident?
Driving next to a large truck can feel daunting, to say the least. And if you are in a position that is considered one of their four blindspots, then the truck driver cannot see you and can easily make a move that can lead to a collision with your vehicle. Even if your presence… Read More »
Determining Liability After A Runaway Truck Crash
When a truck driver loses control of their big rig and it begins to rapidly fly down a road at high speeds, this is a serious situation and an extremely dangerous one too. Anyone who is on the road or near that out-of-control truck is at great risk for serious physical bodily harm and… Read More »
Is It Necessary To Buy Uninsured Motorist Coverage In Pennsylvania?
It is required that licensed drivers in the state of Pennsylvania have specific minimum liability coverage to lawfully operate a motor vehicle on the roads. Not only is it lawful to have such minimums, but it is smart too. If you are in a car accident, the damages that result can be significant. Medical… Read More »
What Age Group Has The Most Costly Fatal Traffic Accident Deaths In Pennsylvania?
Considering that the majority of traffic accidents are preventable because they are largely the result of human error, this reality can make it hard to digest the tremendous amount of destruction, physical bodily harm, and death that take place every year across the United States because of car accidents. When compared to other similar… Read More »
What Not To Do After A Car Accident
Nobody wants to get into a car accident. Even a minor fender-bender can be an inconvenience that can ruin your day. Depending on how often you drive, it’s possible that you’ll get into an accident at some point in your driving career. Therefore, it’s important to know how to react. You may be aware… Read More »
What To Know About Rear-End Collisions
Car crashes can happen in a variety of ways. One of the most common ways in which an accident can occur is through a rear-end collision. A rear-end accident occurs when a driver hits the back end of the vehicle in front of them. These crashes often occur at a red light, a stop… Read More »
How Are Civil Cases Different From Criminal Cases?
A very common question that arises when legal discussions come about is what the differences are between civil and criminal legal cases. And, truly, this is a good question. For those unfamiliar with the legal system wondering where a civil case applies and where a criminal case applies and the difference between the two… Read More »
How Eye-Witness Testimony Can Help You With Your Personal Injury Claim
After an injury accident where negligence is a factor, a victim may be able to file a personal injury claim for compensation. It is best if you are unsure about what your legal rights are that you speak with a local legal professional who is trained and experienced with these matters. A personal injury… Read More »
Did You Hurt Your Neck In A Car Accident?
A car accident is never good news. Even a car accident that does not result in significant damage to the vehicles involved can still have significant effects on the vehicle occupants. A rear-end accident, for instance, may simply damage the bumper, but it can also cause whiplash for drivers and occupants. Whiplash occurs when… Read More »
Workers’ Compensation For Brain Injuries
Often, when we think of brain injuries, we think of traumatic brain injuries. However, TBIs are only one kind of brain injury that can occur. Additionally, it’s important to understand that brain injuries can occur in absolutely any profession. While severe head injuries are certainly most common in the construction and industrial industries, brain… Read More »