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Category Archives: Transportation and Travel Injury

More Delivery Truck Accidents with Online Shopping

During this coronavirus crisis we are advised to go grocery shopping once a week and to stay home whenever possible, which should mean less traffic and safer streets.  Children and teens, however, now use suburban roads as playgrounds and sports centers. And more home deliveries have turned these once quiet and safe streets into mini-highways. […]

More Truckers Sleeping at the Wheel on Highways and Byways

Truck driver fatigue all too often results in truck crash injuries and truck accident deaths. Adding to such tragedy, truck accidents caused by fatigue are preventable. Traffic experts, including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) cite trucker fatigue as one of the leading causes of truck crashes. Why are so many truckers driving drowsy? […]

NJ Man Dies after PA Senior Facility Dumps Him in Uber, Suit Claims

The family of a Toms River, New Jersey man has sued a Shohola senior living center, charging that the facility caused his death, after sending him home in a three-hour Uber ride, despite warnings from state health officials. The complaint, filed in U.S. District Court in Scranton by attorney Steven McConnell of the Killino Firm’s Philadelphia office, charges Twin Cedars Senior Living LLC and its […]

Tractor-Trailer Accident – Repeat Four Times

After four tractor-trailer accidents occurred in the same area of highway, the Maryland Motor Truck Association issued a warning “to use extreme caution” while driving that section –a sharp turn and then a steep downhill grade on the interstate from the Garrett County line through Cumberland.  One tractor-trailer jackknifed August 2, and three crashes in October […]

The Rise – and Crash – of Electric Scooters

Since late 2017, when electric scooters started zipping around city streets and pavements, at least eight people in the U.S. have died and about 1,500 people injured while using a rentable e-scooter.  While these little, dockless vehicles are convenient and a possible answer to vehicle-related injuries, traffic congestion and air pollution they also bring safety […]