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What Not To Do After A Car Accident

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

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 »

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What To Know About Rear-End Collisions

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

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 »

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Did You Hurt Your Neck In A Car Accident?

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

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 »

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Can I Sue For Road Rage In Pennsylvania?

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Road rage is an increasingly common problem on our nation’s roadways, and Pennsylvania is no exception. In fact, recent studies have shown that road rage is a factor in as many as 1 in 3 accidents, and these numbers continue to increase, along with those for speeding and driving under the influence. It is… Read More »

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Liability For Bad-Weather Accidents

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It’s winter and that means that no matter how carefully we drive there are new dangers that we have to be aware of and adjust to accordingly. If you have been injured as a result of a car accident that occurred in bad weather, you may be wondering if you have any legal options… Read More »

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Have You Been Injured in an Uber Accident?

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

If you’ve been injured as a passenger in an Uber accident in Pennsylvania, you may not be sure where to even start looking for support. Uber and Lyft accidents can be some of the most complicated to sort out, because so many different insurance policies are involved and it can be very confusing for… Read More »

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Think the Pandemic Would Lead to Fewer Fatalities in Vehicle Crashes? Better Think Again

By Neil O'Donnell |

Last week, the National Safety Council issued a report concerning Americans driving during the pandemic. And, despite the fact that Americans drove fewer miles, the preliminary data shows 42,060 people died in motor vehicle crashes last year —including pedestrians — which was up 8% from 2019. That’s right — motor vehicle crashes killed nearly… Read More »

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Why It’s Important to Take Scene Photos after an Auto Accident

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

A car accident happens in a split second, but the aftermath can last months or even years. If you were injured in a car accident caused by someone else’s negligence or recklessness, you might have the legal right to pursue a claim for your damages. Personal injury claims can be complicated, which is why… Read More »

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Protecting Yourself Against Road Rage

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Unfortunately, when people get frustrated about their life situation or circumstances, they may take it out on other drivers on the roadways. This is commonly known as road rage, and occurs when aggressive drivers place the lives of themselves and others at risk for serious injuries or even death. Shockingly, the statistics from the… Read More »

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Most Dangerous Types of Car Accidents

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

While the federal government issues standards regarding required safety devices on vehicles, catastrophic accidents can still happen that result in serious injuries or fatalities. Every car accident will have its own set of unique facts and circumstances; however, there are certain types of car accidents that have a greater risk of danger and injury… Read More »

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