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October 2015 Archives

Bicyclist killed in Pittsburgh car accident

Car accidents that solely involve other motor vehicles can be tragic enough. But, an accident involving a bicyclist can result in even more serious consequences. One woman was killed recently when her bike was struck by a vehicle near the University of Pittsburgh campus. The woman was an assistant director at the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian and East European Studies.

What damages can you receive after a truck accident?

Pennsylvania residents who have been involved in a big rig accident may have suffered serious injuries. In addition to physical and emotional injuries, these victims may be suffering financially as the medical bills pile up. If the truck driver was at-fault for the accident, the victims may be able to recover damages in court. These damages will help victims get back on their feet and focus on the healing process.

Accidents cause millions of TBIs in America

Every day, people in America are involved in devastating accidents that leave them with severe injuries. Some of the most severe are traumatic brain injuries, which can have an effect on every aspect of a person's life. About 1.7 million traumatic brain injury deaths, hospitalizations and emergency room visits occur every year in the United States.

Porsche faces wrongful death suit after celebrity death

When a fatal car accident occurs, many people assume that one of the drivers was at fault. However, this is not always the case. Some motor vehicle accidents in Pittsburgh are caused by defects in the vehicle itself. In such cases, the victims' families may file a wrongful death suit against the manufacturer of the vehicle.

Child fatally struck by driver in Shaler Township

Drivers are expected to exercise caution when they are behind the wheel. Drivers who behave negligently or are under the influence of drugs or alcohol can be held liable for any automobile accidents they cause. These accidents may involve other vehicles, pedestrians or mere bystanders. One man recently crashed into a little girl standing on her driveway in Shaler Township.

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