Accident News

Helping Victims of Lebanon Transit Bus Crash

Helping Victims of Lebanon Transit Bus Crash

Lebanon Transit’s insurance company may contact you if you were involved in the August 17th Lebanon transit bus crash in PA. Unfortunately, speaking with the insurance company could mean losing some of your legal rights. To best answer questions and inform you about protecting yourself, the bus safety lawyers at Ostroff Injury Law have created […]

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Parents and Distracted Driving: Moms Behind the Wheel

Parents and Distracted Driving: Moms Behind the Wheel

The Surprising Truth About Parents and Distracted Driving What’s the biggest distraction in your car? Is it the phone? The radio? The GPS? Or, is it your children? A 2014 study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that children are a major distraction when parents are driving. If you are a mom, you […]

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Black Wednesday: Thanksgiving Eve Begins the Holiday DUI Season

Black Wednesday: Thanksgiving Eve Begins the Holiday DUI Season

Do you know which night has the most DUI accidents? It’s not New Year’s Eve (that’s number 2), it’s not graduation night, and it’s not the 4th of July. It is Thanksgiving Eve, the night before Thanksgiving Day, and it’s the Holiday DUI Season. Police officers consider Thanksgiving Eve or “Black Wednesday” to be the […]

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The Statute of Limitations and Your Child’s PA Injury Claim

The Statute of Limitations and Your Child’s PA Injury Claim

Have you seen lawyer ads on TV that tell you “Act now! You may lose your rights.”? These ads are referring to the statute of limitations. A statute of limitations is the time period after an accident within which a personal injury lawsuit can be filed. This time limit varies by state. In Pennsylvania, an […]

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Five Ways to Ruin Your Pennsylvania Accident Claim

Five Ways to Ruin Your Pennsylvania Accident Claim

Ostroff Injury Law has represented a lot of accident victims. Over the past 25 years, we’ve learned what makes a case successful and what mistakes can cost an injury claim. Most of these mistakes are unintentional. A client doesn’t realize that her words to the insurance adjuster would be taken the wrong way or that […]

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Why Posting on Facebook Can Ruin Your PA Accident Claim

Why Posting on Facebook Can Ruin Your PA Accident Claim

Warning! Your Tweets (or Facebook) Could Cost You Your PA Accident Claim Learn How Insurance Companies Use Social Media Posts to Deny Compensation You were injured in a Pennsylvania car accident, and you have gone to the emergency room. While you wait to be seen, you take out your smart phone to check your email […]

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How Safe is that Ride? The Truth About Amusement Park Injuries

How Safe is that Ride? The Truth About Amusement Park Injuries

Pennsylvania is known for the Liberty Bell, Hershey chocolate, Philly cheesecakes, and the Pittsburgh Steelers.  But, did you know that Pennsylvania also has more amusement park rides than any other state? Big amusement parks like Hershey Pak and Kennywood attract tourists with rides that are designed to thrill and scare. But, while big roller coasters […]

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How Did My Accident Happen?

How Did My Accident Happen?

Filing a Claim When the Cause of a Pennsylvania Accident is Uncertain Your accident happened so fast. You were driving and thinking about your day and all you remember is pain. Once you realized that you had been in an accident, your thought were about getting help, calling 9-1-1, notifying your family, and what you […]

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Injured by a Reckless Driver in Pennsylvania?

Injured by a Reckless Driver in Pennsylvania?

How Reckless Driving can Affect Your Pennsylvania Accident Claim You are driving through an intersection when a speeding car runs a red light and crashes into the side of your vehicle. It’s clear the other driver is at fault, but the charges filed against the driver can make a difference to your accident claim. Unlike […]

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Benefits of Settling Your Pennsylvania Personal Injury Case

Benefits of Settling Your Pennsylvania Personal Injury Case

If you’ve been injured in an accident, you have two basic choices: you and your attorney can negotiate a settlement with the insurance company or you can go to court and allow a jury to decide your case. Most Pennsylvania accident victims choose to settle their cases. While settling isn’t the right choice for everyone, […]

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