The Dangers of Distracted Driving: How the Law is Fighting Back

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By: Pamela A. Lee, Esquire        plee@dioriosereni.com In 2015 alone, there were over 14,800 crashes in Pennsylvania in which distracted driving played a role in the crash.  61 of those were fatal crashes.  That’s nearly 5,285 more crashes than those attributed to drunk drivers in the same year. Distracted drivers continue to put our children, parents, […]

Car Insurance: Full Tort or Limited Tort? What This Choice Means to You

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By: Robert B. George, Esquire rgeorge@dioriosereni.com Pennsylvania law requires that you buy and maintain a minimum level of liability and medical expense car insurance coverage, and requires you to buy and maintain these types of coverage only. Any additional types of car insurance coverage, or any coverage in excess of the amounts required by law, […]

DANGER – Large Truck and Bus Crash Facts

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By:     Pamela A. Lee, Esquire            plee@dioriosereni.com   Last month the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Analysis Division released its Large Truck and Crash Facts of 2014. In 2014, the number of large trucks involved in crashes causing personal injury increased from the previous year by 21 percent, from 73,000 to 88,000 across […]

Smart Phone – Not So Smart While Driving

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Authored by: Matthew H. Fry, Esquire mfry@dioriosereni.com   In Pennsylvania, police are cracking down on distracted drivers who are seen using their smart phones while driving. According to the administrative office for Pennsylvania Courts, tickets are up 43 percent from 2014 to 2015.  As more people are using their phones while driving, ticketing for these […]

DANGER AHEAD: 2015 Marked Largest Increase in Motor Vehicle Deaths in 50 Years

By: Pamela A. Lee, Esquire plee@dioriosereni.com According to the National Safety Council, 2015 was the deadliest driving year since 2008, with an estimated 38,300 people killed on the roads. What’s worse, the National Safety Council (NSC) estimates that the 8% increase in 2015 motor vehicle deaths from 2014 is the largest year-over-year percent increase in […]

What to Do After You Have Been Injured in a Car Crash – First Protect Your Health, Then Protect Your Legal Rights

When you have been injured in a car crash caused by the negligence (or, in other words, the carelessness) of another person, you need to immediately take the right steps to ensure that you first protect your health, and then protect your legal rights. Promptly Get the Proper Medical Care You Need The most important […]

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