Tag Archives: Motor Vehicle Accidents

The Motor Vehicle Exception to Government Immunity in Pennsylvania

Posted in Personal Injury, Vehicle Accident

For those unaware, government immunity is the doctrine that provides federal, state, and local governments with immunity against certain legal claims arising out of torts committed by a government employee, official, or agent. The doctrine comes from English law, which held that the crown could do no wrong. What this means today in Pennsylvania, in… Continue Reading

Number of People Killed While Riding Bikes or Walking Continues to Increase

Posted in Community, Personal Injury

Unfortunately the number of people killed by motor vehicles while walking or riding their bicycles continues to go up.  This is despite the efforts by many states to implement laws regarding helmets. Of those killed, studies show that 65% of the bicyclists were not wearing helmets. While several states have helmet laws that relate to… Continue Reading