ATV/Dirt Bike Accidents
What If I Was Injured By An ATV or Dirt Bike on the Street? Dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), which are not legal in many communities including the city of Philadelphia, are also proliferating this summer. Notably, in June, well over 3,000 dirt bike and ATV riders gathered in West Philadelphia for a weekend […]
McCann & Wall, LLC 2021 Super Lawyers
McCann & Wall, LLC is proud to announce that Robert E. McCann and Patrick C. Lamb have been selected to this year’s Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list. Super Lawyers is a rating service that uses a meticulous, multi-phase process to select highly acclaimed lawyers in over 70 practice areas. Peer nominations and reviews, lectures, writings, and […]
Outdoor Dining Crash Injures Eight in Philadelphia
Breakfast patrons in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia were interrupted Wednesday as a car crashed into the outdoor dining seating. Eight people went to the hospital after the collision on Fourth and Reno Streets. All treated were in stable condition and none appear to have life-threatening injuries. The driver appeared to be attempting to […]
Can I be Compensated for a Broken Bone After a Collision?
Traumatic car accidents are a leading cause of broken bones. Accident victims can suffer fractures in their upper and lower legs, hips, and other parts of the body, and these may require medical help and long-term care. In many cases, a victim is able to receive compensation for their broken bone. Compensation can be given […]
What Should I Know About Hydroplane Car Accidents?
Driving in wet weather can be challenging for many motorists, and the risk of a car accident increases in poor weather conditions. Visibility may be limited due to the significant downpour of rain or fog, and road conditions can become extremely slippery. While it is not always possible to avoid driving in inclement weather, it […]
What Causes Side-Impact Collisions?
A side-impact collision is when the front of one vehicle crashes into the side of another vehicle. Side-impact accidents can cause a lot of damage to vehicles and serious injuries to passengers. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), in 2018, approximately 23 percent of all car accident fatalities involved side-impact collisions. There […]
What are Some Important Springtime Driving Tips?
Although drivers are at greater risk during the winter months, warmer weather creates road hazards as well. During spring, a motorist should be familiar with springtime dangers and how they can reduce their risk for a car accident. Listed below are some vital springtime driving tips to increase safety. Watch Out for Hazardous Road Conditions […]
Is Adaptive Cruise Control Increasing the Risk of Car Accidents?
Adaptive cruise control (ACC) is an advanced safety system that is offered in many newer vehicles. It is an upgrade from regular cruise control, which allows drivers to set a speed and not have to keep pressing down on the accelerator. Although both features sounds like they are safe and convenient, there may be safety […]
How can I Prevent a Commuter Car Accident?
While the workday looks different for many due to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, commuting is still a daily task for many workers. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) reports that nearly 130 million people drive to work every day in the United States. Between imposing tractor trailers and distracted drivers looking down at their […]
Is Working from Home Causing Neck and Back Pain?
As working from home has become more normalized due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a new health issue is being reported to medical care providers. Hours spent in front of a computer can lead to pain in the neck and back. The American Chiropractic Association reports that approximately 80 percent of people will have back […]