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Pedestrian Accidents are Often Catastrophic and More Common Than You Think

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The statistics regarding auto-pedestrian accidents are startling: a pedestrian is killed every two hours and injured every seven minutes according to the National Transportation Safety Board. In fact, pedestrians were one of the few (road based) groups that experienced an increase in fatalities in 2015. Unlike the driver or passenger in a car where there […]

Who is Liable in Slip and Fall Accidents?

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What is a slip and fall injury?  When an individual trips and falls on someone else’s property, it is referred to as a slip and fall injury. This type of incident can occur in any location, under a wide variety of circumstances. Property Owners and Liability  Property owners will vary widely in how liable they […]

Is it true that there are there more car accidents in the winter months?

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The winter months, particularly in the Northeast United States, bring a mix of weather that can wreak havoc on roads. Even on a sunny day it’s possible for black ice to coat the roads, for slush to create dangerous messes, and for snowbanks to impede vision. Driving in the winter months can be especially hazardous, […]

The Danger of Travel over the Holiday Season

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Increase In Car Accidents During The Holidays , we often travel in our automobiles to visit family and friends. There are several things to consider when you plan on driving to your various holiday celebrations. The weather is often unpredictable during this season, so roads can often be slick and hazardous from snow, rain or ice. […]

Car Accidents Increase During The Holidays

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During the holiday season people are out on the road more than usual. It’s a time to have fun and visit with family and friends more. Unfortunately, there is an increase in car accidents during the holidays (http://scrantonlawfirm.com/) too. It’s important to know how to keep safe and what to do in case there is […]

Final Week of Scranton Law Firm Food Drive

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Next week is the final week of our food drive. If you haven’t donated yet, please consider helping to feed the hungry this holiday season. It is a great cause. The best gift you can give is thinking about others, and giving hope to families in need. Thank you!  

$7.8 Billion Settlement Approved In BP of Mexico Oil Spill Class Action Lawsuit

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We all remember the B.P. oil spill, don’t we? The devastating explosion that spewed 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico on April, 2010; the 11 lost lives of rig workers; the catastrophic damage to the environment; the closing of the Gulf for months to follow. Much of this devastation is still […]

Highway Patrol Reconstructs Deadly Orland Accident

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The CHP continues its exhaustive efforts to investigate the collision. The drivers medical records are being investigated as well as cell phone records and more. As part of the larger effort investigators conducted a series of tests on the same roadway where the accident occurred using a big rig and a tour bus. The CHP […]

Suspect Rams Police Car Then Gets Away On Foot After High Speed Chase

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A high speed police chase lasting several minutes, involving police from Concord, Pleasant Hill, and Walnut Creek ended on Oak Grove Road in Concord when the suspect pulled the car over and fled on foot. Hopping over fences and running through neighboring yards . The search lasted for hours but the suspect was never located. […]

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