Ways to Avoid An Accident With a Truck

Pennsylvania's Truck Accident Lawyer - Jeffrey H. Penneys, Esq.

Commercial trucks and tractor trailers take up a significant amount of space on the roads – and most motorists feel anxious driving around them. Most motor vehicle drivers can avoid collisions with semi-trucks simply by practicing safe driving habits. Most importantly, drivers should always be on the defensive when passing or sharing the road with […]

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Hands-Free Calling – Is It Safer?

Pennsylvania's Distracted Driver Lawyer - Jeffrey H. Penneys, Esq.

A public opinion poll released in 2014 by the National Safety Council showed that 80 percent of drivers think that hands-free devices are actually safer to use than handheld devices. This assumption, however, is incorrect. Of those that participated in the poll, 70 percent said that they use hands-free devices for safety reasons – even […]

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Increase in Traffic Deaths is Cause for Concern for U.S. Drivers

Pennsylvania's Traffic Deaths Lawyer - Jeffrey H. Penneys, Esq.

The recent studies are in and the numbers are worrisome. According to data pulled by the nonprofit organization, the National Safety Council, traffic fatalities are up by 14 percent already for 2015. If this trend continues, this will be the deadliest year for motorists since 2007. According to the NSC, there were more than 18,600 […]

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The Basic Requirements for a Medical Malpractice Claim

Pennsylvania's Medical Malpractice Lawyer - Jeffrey H. Penneys, Esq.

In Pennsylvania, medical malpractice is a serious civil claim that involves a harmed patient and a negligent medical provider. When a physician or medical professional fails to competently perform, the law allows the injured party to hold that person accountable for their actions. However, Pennsylvania statutes are strict and there are certain factors that must […]

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Common Types of Injuries Caused by Motorcycle Accidents

Pennsylvania's Motorcycle Accident Lawyer - Jeffrey H. Penneys, Esq.

Motorcycle accidents are a common occurrence in Pennsylvania, especially while the weather is warm. These collisions are not like your average motor vehicle accident and they can result in serious injury or death. There are numerous ways a person can be involved in a motorcycle accident, from sudden stops to vehicles striking a motorcycle, etc. […]

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Compensatory vs. Punitive Damages in an Accident Case

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In an accident case, a victim can suffer from physical injuries, property damage and other devastating losses. Because injuries or other losses were caused by the negligence of another, the plaintiff, also known as the injured party, retains the right to seek out compensation from the person responsible. Compensation due from negligent actions is commonly […]

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