Category Archives: Pittsburgh Injury Blog

Don’t Fall For These Common Bicycle Accident Myths

Don't Fall For These Common Bicycle Accident Myths

Being involved in a serious bicycle accident can be physically and financially devastating. To make matters worse, damaging myths about bicyclists, bicycle safety, and bike crash cases abound. Accident victims who fall prey to such myths may inadvertently jeopardize their ability to recover compensation they need and deserve. Don’t let this happen to you. Avoid […]

Struck By Accidents on Construction Sites

Struck By Accidents on Construction Sites

Struck-by accidents are a common occurrence in the construction industry. Listed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration as one of the “Construction Fatal Four,” struck-by accidents killed 93 construction workers in 2016 alone. Some of the most common types of struck-by construction accidents include: Vehicle and heavy equipment crashes. Whether they occur on the road or on […]

Workers Comp vs Third Party Claims

Workers Comp vs Third Party Claims

Construction sites are dangerous workplaces and as a result, on-the-job accidents aren’t uncommon. Due to hazards of the job, when a construction worker is hurt, their injuries may be quite serious, requiring extensive medical treatment and recovery time. Medical bills from a construction accident can add up quickly, leading injured workers to wonder about their […]

Slip And Fall Accidents: How To File A Report After An Incident On Private Property

Documenting A SlipAndFall Accident That Occurred On Private Property

If you were hurt in a slip and fall accident on someone’s property, the owner may be liable to compensate you for your injuries. While an accident report isn’t required to file a claim for compensation with the owner’s insurance company, documenting what happened validates your claim and verifies the incident really occurred. Unfortunately, the insurance adjuster […]

Understanding Slip-And-Fall Accidents Caused By Slippery Floors

Understanding Slip-And-Fall Accidents Caused By Slippery Floors

Serious slips and falls are more common than many people realize. According to the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI), more than 8 million Americans visit emergency rooms for falls each year, and 12 percent of those visits are directly attributed to slip-and-fall accidents. Slippery floors are a leading cause of slips and falls. Floors may be slick […]

Possible Motor Vehicle Accident Damages

Possible Motor Vehicle Accident Damages

Following a devastating car accident, your main concern should be getting the medical treatment you need to recover from your injuries. The last thing on your mind should be how you are going to pay for car repairs and medical bills. Once you are stable, however, you should begin to look into whether you may […]

Premises Liability Cases For Structural Collapse Accidents

Premises Liability Cases For Structural Collapse Accidents

People expect the buildings and structures they enter to be structurally sound and reasonably safe. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Structural collapse accidents happen more frequently than most people realize and when they do, negligence is often to blame. From faulty design to poor upkeep, many building collapse accidents are largely preventable.   Some […]

Car Accident Injuries

Car Accident Injuries

Serious motor vehicle accidents are all too common occurrences in the United States, and Pennsylvania is no exception. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, 129,395 motor vehicle crashes were reported to law enforcement in 2016 alone. While 1,188 people died in these accidents, an additional 82,971 people were injured. The injuries sustained in a car or […]

Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Uninsured Motorist Coverage

There were nearly 130,000 motor vehicle accidents reported to law enforcement in Pennsylvania in 2016, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. These accidents resulted in approximately 83,000 injuries, an estimated 1,200 fatalities, and millions of dollars in economic losses. Pennsylvania law requires every motorist to carry a specified minimum amount of liability insurance to cover […]

Documenting A Slip-And-Fall Accident That Occurred On Private Property

Documenting A Slip And Fall Accident That Occurred On Private Property

In Pennsylvania, property owners are required to take reasonable steps to prevent visitors from being injured on their properties. When they fail to repair potential hazards in a timely manner and/or refuse to warn visitors of possible dangers, they may be held liable if someone is injured as a result. Unfortunately, slip-and-fall accidents are an […]