Entries by David Matine

Tips for Safe Travel During the Holiday Season

During the holiday season, the number of motor vehicle accidents tends to increase. This is, in part, because of the fact that people are driving while fatigued, driving while distracted, and driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol. If you are traveling for the holidays, it is important that you take steps to protect […]

E-Cigarette Explosions and Vaping Lawsuits

Electronic cigarettes (commonly known as e-cigarettes) were first patented in 2003, and they hit the US market in 2007. Since then, the practice that has become known as “vaping” has grown increasingly popular, especially among our youth. E-cigarettes came onto the market with the promise that they were a safer and more affordable alternative to […]

Common Internal Injuries That Occur on Impact

Internal injuries can cause significant issues for victims, as they often get missed at the scene of the accident. In some situations, symptoms don’t appear for hours or even days. That’s why it’s so important to seek medical attention as quickly as possible after any kind of serious impact. Discuss your accident claim in greater […]

Can I Collect Workers’ Compensation & Social Security Disability Benefits At The Same Time?

When an employee gets hurt on the job or suffers an occupational illness, they are normally eligible to file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits. Workers’ comp provides coverage for reasonable and necessary medical expenses, a percentage of lost earnings, rehabilitation and retraining costs, and permanent disability benefits. There are a number of cases in […]

How to Drive Safe this Football Season

Pennsylvania has a rich football tradition. Friday evenings during the Fall, high school football games are the main gathering spot in cities and towns across the state. Here in Pittsburgh, our Steelers have won 6 Super Bowl championships, and each year we get behind them with fresh hope that they will bring us another one. […]

Who Is Liable for a Self-Driving Vehicle Accident?

In 2018, Pennsylvania approved its first self-driving car. Autonomous car startup Aurora became the first company to obtain state approval to test its vehicles on the roadways. Since then, the company has formed partnerships with automakers such as Volkswagen and Hyundai to incorporate self-driving vehicle technology into their automobiles. Self-driving cars are largely seen to […]

What To Do If You’ve Been Hurt In A Rideshare Accident

Rideshare apps such as Uber and Lyft are increasingly popular these days. These services provide a very convenient way for people to get around town, and their availability has helped reduce the number of drunk drivers that are on the road. Despite the advantages of ridesharing, rideshare drivers do sometimes cause accidents. And when this […]

Hazards to Avoid During Summer Vacation

Most people look forward to summer vacation. The kids are out of school, the weather warms up, and many parents are able to take time off from work to spend time with their families. This year, there is a lot of anticipation that the summer can be more like normal as the Covid 19 pandemic […]

ATV Safety is a Major Concern in Pennsylvania

As the weather warms up, ATV riding season is getting into full swing. ATVs (all-terrain vehicles) are very popular in Pennsylvania, with numerous trails where riders can enjoy a day of excitement cruising the trails with family and friends. Riding an ATV is undoubtedly a fun and exhilarating activity, but it can also be pretty […]