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Blog Posts in 2014

  • Pennsylvania crash leaves man in serious condition

    On behalf of Law Offices of Anthony Urban, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on Monday, December 29, 2014. A 75-year-old man was driving his vehicle west on Gospel Hill Road in Cussewago Township when a 39-year-old woman pulled out of a driveway in front of him in a propane truck around 1:38 p.m. on Dec. 17 between Fry and Hill roads. The man's front left fender and headlight struck the truck before ...
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  • Firefighter injured helping motorist in Pennsylvania

    On behalf of Law Offices of Anthony Urban, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, December 17, 2014. An off-duty Delaware firefighter was seriously hurt while trying to assist a stranded motorist on Interstate 95 just south of Philadelphia on Dec. 7. The accident happened at approximately 5 a.m. between Route 291 and Route 420. According to authorities, the firefighter, a 31-year-old ...
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  • 1 dead in Pennsylvania 3-car crash

    On behalf of Law Offices of Anthony Urban, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, December 10, 2014. A head-on collision between two of three vehicles involved in a crash in Antrim Township proved deadly for one of the drivers involved. The occupants of a 2003 Buick Century, a man and two minor children, were transported to Meritus Medical Center following the crash. The driver, a 76-year-old ...
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  • The national issue of fatal and injurious pedestrian accidents

    On behalf of Law Offices of Anthony Urban, P.C. posted in Auto-Pedestrian Accidents on Monday, December 8, 2014. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 4,743 pedestrians nationwide were killed in traffic accidents in 2012. Motorists in Pennsylvania might be surprised that this equates to more than 12 pedestrian deaths every day. Additionally, 76,000 pedestrians were ...
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  • 2 killed in Pennsylvania pileup after truck driver falls asleep

    On behalf of Law Offices of Anthony Urban, P.C. posted in Truck Accident on Monday, November 24, 2014. Northern Berks police officials say that a tractor-trailer driver fell asleep while traveling on Route 222 in Berks County on Nov. 19, causing a 10-vehicle accident. The 6:30 a.m. crash happened south of Kutztown. The truck slammed into several vehicles that were stopped on the road, killing two ...
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  • Wrongful death lawsuit filed in relation to Pennsylvania accident

    On behalf of Law Offices of Anthony Urban, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on Monday, November 17, 2014. The widow of a 73-year-old man who died in a Great Bend traffic accident filed a wrongful death lawsuit, claiming that a 23-year-old man was at fault for the fatal crash and seeking unspecified damages. The suit was filed in Broome County on Sept. 24. The fatal car accident reportedly occurred on ...
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  • Pennsylvania man sentenced for 2011 fatal truck accident

    On behalf of Law Offices of Anthony Urban, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on Thursday, November 13, 2014. On Nov. 10, a 35-year-old man who allegedly suffered a seizure and caused a fatal dump truck accident in Lackawanna County in 2011 was sentenced to two years in a treatment program and 13 years' probation. He is also forbidden to drive throughout his probationary period. The man attended court ...
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  • Driver charged with DUI after fatal car crash

    On behalf of Law Offices of Anthony Urban, P.C. posted in Drunk Driving Accidents on Friday, November 7, 2014. A 42-year-old man who was accused of causing a fatal car accident while under the influence of alcohol was reportedly arraigned in a Pennsylvania court on Oct. 26. The accident occurred back in May, and the man was taken into custody in September by North Carolina authorities. On May 28, ...
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  • Pennsylvania woman killed in car crash

    On behalf of Law Offices of Anthony Urban, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. A 74-year-old Myerstown woman was killed in a two-vehicle collision Oct. 24. The accident occurred around 10:30 a.m. in Jackson Township. According to Pennsylvania State Police, the woman's Ford station wagon was broadsided on the driver's side by a Chevrolet pickup truck that ran a stop sign at ...
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  • Data regarding fatalities and motorcycle crashes

    According to statistics published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 210 motorcyclists were killed in accidents in Pennsylvania in 2012. This includes both operators and passengers of a motorcycle. Nationwide, the total number of motorcyclist fatalities reached 4,957 in 2012. While motorcyclists represented 15 percent of all traffic fatalities during that year, they comprised ...
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  • Widow seeks more than $75k in wrongful death suit

    According to a civil complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the widow of a man who was killed in 2012 when he was involved in a tractor-trailer accident is seeking over $75,000 in damages. Named as defendants in the lawsuit are the truck driver, his employer and the company that contracted with his employer for delivery of their products. The accident ...
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  • Charges filed in fatal accident after nearly 6-month probe

    Following a lengthy investigation, Pennsylvania State Police detained a 37-year-old woman on multiple charges stemming from a March accident that killed a 62-year-old man driving in Schuylkill County. The woman is facing charges of involuntary manslaughter, homicide by vehicle while DUI, aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI and drug possession. She was also cited for various traffic violations. ...
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  • Mother suffers burns in fiery event in Southeastern Pennsylvania

    On Sept. 25, a 21-year-old woman was injured in a fiery accident at a Philadelphia gas station, according to authorities. The incident reportedly took place at the intersection of Aramingo Avenue and Somerset Street at about 11:30 p.m. Authorities said that is when a vehicle with a driver who purportedly confused the car's gas pedal for the brake charged into the 21-year-old woman's vehicle, which ...
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  • Pennsylvania hit-and-run kills pedestrian

    Following a hit-and-run that killed a pedestrian along Allegheny Avenue on Sept. 12, Philadelphia police are seeking a man whom they believe to be responsible. The man, described only as wearing a white T-shirt and black pants, was driving a rented sport utility vehicle at the time of the northern Philadelphia accident, which took place at around 12 a.m. near 25th Street. Authorities reported that ...
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  • Pennsylvania crash kills motorcycle passenger

    On Aug. 29 after 5:35 p.m., a Harley-Davidson passenger and the 49-year-old driver were reportedly thrown from the motorcycle in western Pennsylvania while traveling northbound on route 281. According to reports, a 2008 Chevrolet Express van was headed southbound towards the Harley before crashing into it. The motorcyclist and 55-year-old passenger both received treatment at a West Virginia ...
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