Car Accidents

Traumatic Brain Injuries After a Trucking Accident in Pennsylvania

Traumatic Brain Injuries After a Trucking Accident in Pennsylvania

Common TBIs After a Tractor Trailer Accident: Explained by Our Trucking Accident Lawyers in Pennsylvania Motor vehicle accidents involving large trucks are different than any other type of motor vehicle crash. This is because trucking accidents involving large commercial vehicles such as semi-tractor trailers, big rigs, 18 wheelers, flatbeds, and other box trucks generate significant […]

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What happens if I am hit by an object from another vehicle such as a tire, cargo, etc? Can I sue?

What happens if I am hit by an object from another vehicle such as a tire, cargo, etc? Can I sue?

The short answer is, yes.  However (and there is always a however), there are potential complications if you are hit by an object. What happens if the back of the dump truck from which the stone came has a sign that says “We will not pay for damages from falling debris.” The answer is, that […]

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Major Regulatory Changes Coming to Commercial Trucking

Major Regulatory Changes Coming to Commercial Trucking

The United States Department of Transportation carefully regulates commercial trucking across the country. Some of the most important trucking regulations it makes limit the number of hours truck drivers can work between rest periods. This rule is a critical safeguard against tired truck drivers. Every year, many serious accidents are caused by truck drivers who […]

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Can More Than One Person Be At Fault For an Uber Accident?

Can More Than One Person Be At Fault For an Uber Accident?

After an Uber accident claim is started, the insurance company will first determine who was “at fault” for causing the accident. They do this because the person or party who was legally responsible (liable) for causing as accident also has a legal obligation to compensate victims for all injuries and property damage caused by that […]

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Back Injury from a Vehicle Crash

Back Injury from a Vehicle Crash

If you sustained a back injury in a vehicle crash, you may be wondering about your legal recourse. Below, we address a few common questions about back injury claims. We welcome you to contact Ostroff Injury Law with any questions.  Common back injuries related to a vehicle crash include: Vertebrae fracture Vertebrae dislocation Herniated disc, […]

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Highway Crash Injuries

Highway Crash Injuries

Over the past 25 years, Ostroff Injury Law has helped more than 25,000 crash victims, many of whom were injured on Pennsylvania highways. Some clients suffered the devastation of losing a loved one in a preventable vehicle collision. The firm’s attorneys know the ins and outs of the state’s vehicle accident law and have obtained […]

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Neck Injury from a Vehicle Crash

Neck Injury from a Vehicle Crash

The neck is especially vulnerable during a car crash. The impact of a collision can cause a person’s neck to whip violently back and forth or strike an object within the vehicle. Although it is a strong part of the body, the human neck is unable to withstand extreme forces and is vulnerable to severe […]

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Rear-End Collision Injuries

Rear-End Collision Injuries

Any vehicle collision can cause severe injuries. However, a jarring, sudden rear-end crash is unusually dangerous. Sudden, unexpected rear impacts expose crash victims to forces our bodies are not built to handle. Our brain, face, jaw, neck and shoulders as well as our back and hips are not meant to endure those unnatural forces. The […]

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Uninsured Motorist (UM) & Underinsured Motorist (UIM) Coverage FAQ

Uninsured Motorist (UM) & Underinsured Motorist (UIM) Coverage FAQ

If you were injured in a crash and the at-fault driver has no insurance coverage or not enough insurance to compensate you, your uninsured motorist (UM) and underinsured motorist (UIM) coverage is there to protect you. Jon Ostroff answers a few common questions about UM/UIM vehicle insurance and what it means for injured crash victims. […]

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What to Do if a Car Crash Aggravated a Preexisting Injury

What to Do if a Car Crash Aggravated a Preexisting Injury

If you suffered injuries in a car crash that someone else caused, you most likely have grounds to file a personal injury lawsuit. Filing suit is how you can seek justice and compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and more. It’s the same reality if your car accident aggravated a pre-existing condition.

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