Car Accidents

A Summary of Pennsylvania Pedestrian Laws

A Summary of Pennsylvania Pedestrian Laws

Pedestrian accidents, while less common than auto accidents, can result in more significant injuries. A pedestrian lacks the protective metal of a motor vehicle to prevent serious and fatal injuries.  Thus, it is even more important to prevent pedestrian accidents. Pennsylvania has enacted several statutes that are designed to decrease the number of pedestrian accidents […]

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Creating a Car Accident Checklist

Creating a Car Accident Checklist

The immediate aftermath of a car crash can be overwhelming. Even the most organized person can quickly become overwhelmed and be shaken by the unexpected accident. For that reason Ostroff Injury Law recommends that you keep an accident checklist in your glove compartment so that you know exactly what to do if you are involved […]

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Jon Ostroff Recovers $150,000 for a Clearfield County Injury Client

Jon Ostroff Recovers $150,000 for a Clearfield County Injury Client

In early May, 2010, Jon Ostroff recovered $150,000 for a Clearfield County injury client. Jon’s client was a young woman who was injured in a one vehicle accident while a passenger in a car driven by her boyfriend. After he lost control of his automobile on ice, the car slammed into a tree and Jon’s […]

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3 Reasons to Call Your Lawyer From the Scene of an Accident

3 Reasons to Call Your Lawyer From the Scene of an Accident

Who do you call when you are in an accident? Likely, you call your spouse, your parent, or your best friend.  You need to make that call—particularly if you are hurt and need emotional support. However, you also need to make another call.  You need to call Ostroff Injury Law to talk to your auto […]

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Your local, small town lawyer is not a better option!

Your local, small town lawyer is not a better option!

If you live in a small town, will your small town lawyer be willing to take on his friend who may be the opposing lawyer in your case, or the doctor who is treating you and not helping you? Remember, your local personal injury lawyer will probably only represent you once. He’ll see the other […]

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Why You Need a Pedestrian Accident Attorney

Why You Need a Pedestrian Accident Attorney

Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Every nine minutes, someone is injured in a pedestrian accident in the U.S. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that 61,000 people were hurt in pedestrian accidents during 2006. Pedestrian accident injuries can be devastating—imagine getting hit with a moving 3,000-pound steel cage with nothing to protect yourself but a pair […]

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