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June 28

Philadelphia Car Accident Attorney – Summer Road Trip Safety Tips

Knowing that summer is here, car wreck lawyer, Rand Spear, shares tips for Pennsylvania residents who plan to take road trips in the next few months. #1 Plan Smart Take some time to plan your trip before you hit the road. Map out the route you will take or use a GPS application, so that you are familiar with the highways and travel conditions like construction or heavy traffic. Allow ...
Philadelphia Car Accident Attorney – Summer Road Trip Safety Tips
May 29

5 Top Causes of Bicycle Accidents Philadelphia Bicycle Accident Lawyer

Although traffic accidents as a whole have decreased in recent years, bicycle accidents are actually on the rise. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the number of pedestrian and bicycle accidents jumped from 13 percent in 2003 to 17 percent in 2012. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that over 1,000 bicyclists died in 2015 alone...
5 Top Causes of Bicycle Accidents Philadelphia Bicycle Accident Lawyer
May 20

Common Questions About Forklift Injuries

Forklifts are a common sight in warehouses and on construction sites. They are an important piece of equipment, but they can also cause serious and debilitating injuries. Each year, about 34,900 people are hurt in forklift accidents. Because a forklift can weigh up to 9,000 pounds, it is extremely important for workers, employers, and construction companies to understand the dangers posed b...
Common Questions About Forklift Injuries
May 16

OSHA on Construction Sites Philadelphia Construction Accident Lawyer

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), “ falls are the leading cause of death in construction.” In 2015 alone, over 350 construction workers were killed due to falls from heights on construction sites. OSHA stresses that these terrible accidents are entirely preventable. To prevent falls from heights on construction sites, OSHA has developed a fall preventi...
OSHA on Construction Sites Philadelphia Construction Accident Lawyer
May 08

Everything You Need to Know About Head-On Collisions in Pennsylvania

Car accidents come in many forms, with head-on collisions being one of the worst. A head-on collision is just that – an accident that involves two vehicles that collide, front end to front end. These types of accidents can have serious, even life-threatening or fatal, consequences. Sadly, in Pennsylvania, head-on collisions occur more often than you may think. According to the Pennsylvania ...
Everything You Need to Know About Head-On Collisions in Pennsylvania
May 03

What Is Considered Medical Negligence?

When we go to the doctor, have a medical procedure done at the hospital, or have to visit the emergency room for an injury, we put our trust – and sometimes our lives – in the hands of the medical professionals who treat us. It may even seem inconceivable that they may, intentionally or not, make mistakes that can injure, or even cause death, to their patients. Even though they are well-edu...
What Is Considered Medical Negligence?
May 01

What Makes Truck Accidents Different?

Just about everyone has had the nerve wracking experience of seeing a semi-truck barreling down on them in their rearview mirror. Big rigs can weigh up to 80,000 pounds. By contrast, the average passenger vehicle weighs in at about 4,000 pounds. With a weight difference like that, it’s easy to see how a truck can cause major damage to a car and its occupants. But there is more to truck ac...
What Makes Truck Accidents Different?
April 25

Can I See My Own Doctor If I am Injured at Work?

Pennsylvania workers’ compensation attorney, Rand Spear, is often asked about the restrictions on which doctors you are able to see when you suffer a workplace injury. Many people want to see their own doctor but are told they must see a specific company-chosen doctor. Here, Rand Spear explains the restrictions and what you need to do to ensure you receive workers’ compensation benefits. ...
Can I See My Own Doctor If I am Injured at Work?
April 19

How Soon After A Car Accident Should You Contact An Attorney?

Philadelphia car accident attorney Rand Spear, helps protect the rights of Pennsylvanians who have been injured in car accidents and works to pursue the compensation they deserve when their injuries are caused by another driver’s negligence. Here, he offers advice about when a car accident victim should contact an attorney following an accident and why it’s important to do so. Hire a Car...
How Soon After A Car Accident Should You Contact An Attorney?
April 17

The Top 5 Building Demolition Failures

Building demolitions usually attract a great deal of attention. There is something spectacular and even awe-inspiring about seeing a large building brought down in a precise, controlled manner. Demolition companies use incredible amounts of explosives to demolish a building in a safe way that doesn’t imperil surrounding structures or anyone on the ground. However, building demolitions don...
The Top 5 Building Demolition Failures