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Multitasking Is a Form Distracted Driving

By Kardos, Rickles & Hand |

When people talk about distracted driving, one of the first items that comes to mind is cellphones. After all, these electronic devices are typically carried in and out of cars with email and text messages sending notifications throughout the journey from one destination to the next. While handheld devices do present distractions, there are… Read More »

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Car Accidents Due to Tire Failure

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A vehicle can spin out if a tire failure happens. And if that happens when traveling at high speeds, accidents can be incredibly harmful, both to the driver who experienced the tire failure and all of the cars close behind. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that over 700 fatalities occurred in  2017… Read More »

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U-Turns Can Result In Collisions

By Kardos, Rickles & Hand |

Automobile and truck accidents happen for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, a driver causes an accident when they behave erratically, moving their car in a way that is difficult for other drivers to understand and avoid. A U-turn is when a driver turns a steering wheel to pull the vehicle in the reverse direction…. Read More »

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Why You Should Follow Your Doctor’s Advice After a Car Crash

By Kardos, Rickles & Hand |

Following the advice of your physician is important for your own health and the success of your personal injury case. A Bucks County personal injury attorney can help you move forward with your claim while you are recovering. It can take time to heal from a car accident, both physically and financially. An attorney… Read More »

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Resolving Personal Injury Cases Through Arbitration

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Arbitration is common, it is a way to resolve a legal dispute without going to court. The result is legally binding when the arbitration is binding. The method can be an effective way to move forward with less cost and a reduced timeline. Jury trials can be long, which can lead to further expense…. Read More »

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How to Protect Yourself When Riding a Bike

By Kardos, Rickles & Hand |

With sunshine and longer days, it makes sense that more people are getting their bicycles out of the garage and going for a bike ride, alone or with their families. Even if you choose to stay on bike trails, chances are you will have to share a road with cars to get to the… Read More »

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Injuries from Head-On Car Accidents

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Car crashes are frightening events, and head-on collisions are no exception. It can be incredibly traumatic to watch as another car comes barreling toward your car. Before the crash happens, you may have nowhere to turn or maybe the accident cannot be averted because there is simply no time. Injuries can be severe, there… Read More »

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Semi Trailer Crashes Can Be Extremely Dangerous

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A tractor-trailer is a large truck with a trailer attached, these are also sometimes referred to as semi trailers. These vehicles carry unique risks when involved in accidents. The sheer size of these vehicles can lead to crashes with severe injuries and fatalities. Each day, cars are sharing roads and highways with these semi… Read More »

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What Are My Pedestrian Rights?

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Pedestrians have rights when they are using crosswalks, but car drivers do not always abide by the rules designed to protect people walking across a street. An example of a pedestrian right-of way is that vehicles are required to stop for pedestrians when there are no signals at a crosswalk or if the signals… Read More »

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What Is a Personal Injury Claim?

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A personal injury claim is connected to negligence. A legal term, personal injury refers to a case where a person is harmed by another individual, organization, or entity. The defendant is typically not accused of intentionally doing harm but instead of being careless, and that recklessness or disregard resulted in harm. Are you an… Read More »

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