Automobile Accidents

Car Accidents in Pennsylvania School Zones

Staying Safe in School Zones Throughout the State Each year numerous car accidents occur within school zones. Drivers frustrated by slower speed limits or distracted by cell phones end up in devastating collisions that can involve other drivers, pedestrians, and bicyclists. If you are injured in a school zone accident, you should consult with an…

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Who Is Liable in a Rear-End Accident?

rear end accident

Understanding Fault In Rear-End Accidents As one drives through the bustling streets of Harrisburg, PA, a sudden jolt from behind is an unsettling experience many have encountered – the rear-end collision. Not only can these accidents result in vehicle damage, but they can also cause a range of injuries, from whiplash to more severe traumas….

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More Accidents on Rural PA Roads than in Urban Areas

Accidents on Rural PA Roads

Understanding the Disproportionate Risks of Rural Travel Pennsylvania’s bucolic landscapes, stretching far and wide, hold more than just natural beauty. Recent statistics point to an alarming trend: rural roads in Pennsylvania are witnessing more traffic accidents compared to their urban counterparts. But why is this the case? Let’s delve deeper into understanding the factors behind…

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Recent Fatal Accidents in Harrisburg, PA: A Summer Review

Fatal Accidents In Harrisburg

Understanding the Spike in Fatalities and Ensuring Road Safety As summer enveloped Harrisburg, PA, with its warmth and vibrancy, a somber trend became increasingly evident on the city’s roads. With the increase in vehicular traffic during the warmer months, a series of unfortunate fatal accidents occurred, serving as a grim reminder of the importance of…

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Is Pennsylvania a “No Fault” State?

What to Know About PA’s No-Fault Insurance Laws States either follow fault or no-fault insurance laws. While Pennsylvania is one of the dozen states that is considered a “no-fault” state, it allows motorists to opt out of their system. A driver in PA may therefore choose “limited tort” or “full tort” coverage when selecting their…

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Pennsylvania’s Most Dangerous Roads

Learn more about PA’s deadliest roads and most dangerous highways. Freeburn Law provides dedicated legal help for victims of auto accidents.

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Fender Bender? Remember This!

ALWAYS CALL THE POLICE IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT  If you’re like most drivers, then being involved in a fender bender may be one of the last things you want to experience. Not only can they be frustrating and inconvenient, but they can also lead to serious financial and legal headaches if not handled…

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Motorcycle Accident vs Car Accident Injuries

Motorcycle and Auto Accident Injury Stats in the U.S. Motorcyclists are significantly more likely to be injured or killed in motor vehicle accidents compared to occupants of passenger vehicles. The statistics are not only shocking, but they are also getting worse. At Freeburn Law, we know the dangers that motorcyclists face on the road. We…

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Do I Need Uninsured or Under-Insured Motorist Coverage?

Why UM/UIM Coverage May Prove Critical After an Accident Despite most states, including Pennsylvania, requiring motorists to have auto insurance, millions of Americans fail to carry even basic coverage. An injured party is left with limited options when a driver without insurance causes a collision. Uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage can provide compensation in these…

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I Was Injured in a Company Vehicle. Who Do I Sue?

Recovering Compensation After an Accident in a Work Vehicle Being involved in an accident in a company vehicle can be stressful and overwhelming. Without the help of an experienced attorney, you may not know who to file a claim against and whether you can obtain compensation for your injuries. At Freeburn Law, our experienced legal team…

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DUI Crash in South Philly Kills Two PA State Troopers

Charges Filed Against Alleged Drunk Driver that Killed 2 Troopers and Pedestrian in I-95 Crash Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has ordered that flags be flown at half-staff in honor of two state police troopers killed in the line of duty. Multiple news sources are reporting that the young officers were struck and killed by a…

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Motorcycle Accident Statistics in Pennsylvania


Crash Stats and Safety Tips for Motorcyclists Motorcyclists are significantly more likely to be hurt or killed in traffic accidents when compared to occupants of other vehicles. Unfortunately, many drivers fail to look out for bikers or follow them too closely, resulting in dangerous or even deadly collisions. At Freeburn Law, we are avid motorcycle…

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Look Out! PA Among Most Dangerous States For Winter Driving


Icy winter conditions can be dangerous for driving and cause significant damage anywhere you go. However, a recent analysis of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) data from MoneyGeek revealed that some states pose more of a threat to drivers than others – and their findings may surprise you. The ranking of the deadliest states for winter…

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Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is Tightening Up On Truck Safety Regulations. Here’s What You Need To Know.


Truck accidents are some of the most devastating types of collisions on the road, which warrant safety precautions and preventative measures that fit the bill. The injuries, losses, and damages one could suffer in a tractor-trailer crash can be nothing short of catastrophic – both upon impact and throughout their lifetime. Fortunately, improved truck safety…

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The Wake-Up Call of Drowsy Driving Accidents in PA


We all know the dangers of reckless driving, such as driving under the influence and disobeying traffic signals. However, activities like drowsy driving fall into a more gray area in terms of irresponsible driving habits. When you fall asleep behind the wheel, it may be hard to tell that it’s happening – until it’s too…

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Can Dash Cam Footage Be Used As Evidence in a PA Car Accident Case?


An extra set of eyes is always beneficial, especially one that captures everything that happens on the road and offers essential evidence. With dashboard cameras becoming increasingly common, many drivers wonder if dash cam footage can be used as evidence in a personal injury case in Pennsylvania. Dash cams can be an invaluable tool for…

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Pennsylvania Drivers: Here’s What You Need to Know About The New Move Over Law


Every day, emergency service workers and road crews risk their lives to assist people who need immediate assistance or whose cars have broken down. Fortunately, in Pennsylvania, the laws are changing to protect those in emergency response areas. Understanding the Move Over Law Act 105 of 2020, signed on October 29th, 2020, took effect on…

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7 Delayed Symptoms to Look for After a Car Accident

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When you’re in a car accident, one of the very first things everyone asks you is if you are okay. And while you may be ready to affirm the answer, you may want to give it a bit of time. Sometimes symptoms of injuries – even serious ones – can be delayed after an accident….

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One Child Killed, Two Injured After Accident at Bus Stop

School Bus Stop

Police sources in Butler County have reported two children have been injured—and another killed—when they were struck by a vehicle while waiting for a school bus. An article on this emerging story is available here. State Police in western Pennsylvania’s Butler County say three children from Summit Township were struck by a sports-utility vehicle on…

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Local Man Injures Pedestrian in Hit-and-Run Crash

Handcuffed Man

An Elizabethtown man has been arrested and charged in connection with injuring a pedestrian in a hit-and-run collision that occurred last year. An article on the incident is available here. A 52-year-old resident of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania has admitted to driving the vehicle involved in a March 2018 collision which left a pedestrian seriously injured. In…

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