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Car accident investigations require experience and skill

Every day, thousands of people travel on the busy highways of Western Pennsylvania. Some of these people will be involved in a car accident that will change their lives forever. While some accidents are not preventable, many of them are caused by a motorist who failed to follow the rules of the road.

Motor vehicle deaths in Pennsylvania car accidents

Accidents on the road have taken countless lives in Pennsylvania and across the nation. In 2013, there were over 30,000 fatal car accidents in the United States resulting in over 32,000 lives lost. In Pennsylvania specifically, there were 1,117 fatal accidents and 1,208 deaths as a result of those collisions.

Four-car collision hospitalizes 4 people

Car collisions in Pittsburgh are frequent occurrences. While many accidents may be minor fender benders with no injures, there is always the possibility that there will be serious injuries or even fatalities. It's not just the automobile accidents that are problematic -- the aftermath may also have long-lasting effects. Knowing how to navigate the difficult terrain after a crash is one of the most important factors in making a full personal and financial recovery.

All-terrain vehicle accidents can cause serious injury

Accidents involving vehicles of any kind can cause serious injuries, particularly to children. Car accidents involving various types of vehicles have become a problem in Pennsylvania. In 2009, over 130,000 United States emergency room visits were attributed to all-terrain vehicles, or ATVs. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, children under the age of 16 were involved in a quarter of these visits. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that, from 2007 to 2011, Pennsylvania had 97 rider deaths on public highways, the second-highest number in the country.

Mother-to-be killed in Pittsburgh accident with elderly driver

Whenever a deadly crash occurs, authorities, as well as the family of the victim, will likely want to know what caused the accident. Lately, various individuals have been concerned about elderly drivers causing car accidents. Many people plan to drive until they die, but unfortunately, that is not always a safe option.

Car accident kills one, causes serious injury to another

Anytime a driver heads out onto the road in Pittsburgh or throughout the state, there is a chance that a car accident will happen. While the majority of drivers adhere to all traffic laws and operate their vehicles safely, crashes happen. These auto accidents might occur for a multitude of reasons, including drivers operating their vehicles recklessly, drivers under the influence or unforeseen circumstances. Regardless of the reason, the aftermath of these accidents can be life-changing.

Pittsburgh ranks near the bottom on driver safety report

Pittsburgh motorists have every reason to be concerned about car accidents when they hit the roads. A recent report by Allstate Insurance ranked the 200 largest cities in the United States for driver safety based on collision data for its policyholders for 2011 and 2012. According to the report, Pittsburgh drivers are more likely to be involved in a collision than most of the other big city drivers.

DON'T SKIMP ON AUTO INSURANCE!

Sadly, we have seen this story over and over again. A car owner is out "shopping around" for automobile insurance and gets quotes from different companies. The insurance agent wants to make a sale so he offers "stripped down" coverage in order to offer a very low premium. The price sounds great to the car owner, so they purchase the "stripped down" insurance. Not long afterwards, the person is in a serious car accident and they discover that their insurance coverage is not very good.

DON'T SKIMP ON AUTO INSURANCE!

Sadly, we have seen this story over and over again. A car owner is out "shopping around" for automobile insurance and gets quotes from different companies. The insurance agent wants to make a sale so he offers "stripped down" coverage in order to offer a very low premium. The price sounds great to the car owner, so they purchase the "stripped down" insurance. Not long afterwards, the person is in a serious car accident and they discover that their insurance coverage is not very good.

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