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These blogs are posted on behalf of Hof & Reid LLC, and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the firm or its attorneys. The information presented in this blog is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be legal advice.

Driver in Lowhill fatal accident charged

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | May 26, 2012 | Blog, Wrongful Death

This time of year, news reports are filled with tragic accounts of young graduates or prom attendees who were involved in motor vehicle accidents. A night of fond memories and laughter comes to a close, replaced with feelings of heartache and horror for victims and loved ones. Recently, a 19-year-old driver involved in a Pennsylvania […]

Fatal car accident: elderly woman struck and killed in Bethlehem

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | May 17, 2012 | Blog, Car Accidents

An 80-year-old woman’s life was taken last week when an SUV struck her within the 200 block of West Broad Street in Bethlehem. It is said that the woman suffered multiple blunt force trauma, causing her death. After the car accident, she was transported to a local hospital where she passed away. Her family says […]

Court date set for man who fled the scene of an auto accident

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | May 12, 2012 | Blog, Car Accidents

While the right thing to do when you are involved a car crash is to stop and provide assistance to those injured, not everyone does what is considered right. Some people that cause an auto accident fail to accept responsibility at the scene of the crash, don’t help people who are injured and flee before […]

Head-on car accident in Lehigh Township injures 2

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | May 3, 2012 | Blog, Car Accidents

Two Pennsylvania drivers were seriously injured in a collision in Lehigh Township on April 25. The car accident occurred on a Wednesday afternoon around 4:20 p.m., when a 37-year-old local man veered over the center line of the road and struck a pickup truck head-on. The pickup, operated by a 29-year-old Pennsville resident, caught fire […]

Bystanders prevent hit-and-run driver’s escape in Bethlehem crash

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Apr 27, 2012 | Blog, Car Accidents

Of course, car accidents are never convenient. However, being the victim of a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident is more frustrating, because it can become difficult to hold the responsible party accountable for their negligence. Luckily for one individual in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, a teenager and bus driver witnessed a hit-and-run car accident and prevented the hit-and-run […]

What to do when encountering an auto accident

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Apr 22, 2012 | Blog, Car Accidents

What would you do if you were the first person to arrive on the scene of an auto accident along a Pennsylvania roadway? Many people jump right into action and go about trying to save any victims from further harm. While this is certainly a heroic thing to do, it also could be considered incorrect […]

Fatal car accidents common on Pennsylvania rural roads

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Apr 15, 2012 | Blog, Car Accidents

The week of April 15-21 has Pennsylvania residents promoting the importance of rural safety on the state’s roadways. With the warmer spring weather approaching, farmers are preparing to start up their tractors and begin working on their fields for the upcoming season. What does this mean for other motorists? It means that we all need […]

Pennsylvania law protects cyclists on the road

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Apr 8, 2012 | Blog, Car Accidents

The 2011 death of a Bethlehem man provided a tragic example of the importance of bicycle safety. The 79-year-old man was struck from behind by an automobile and died four days after the accident. A new law in Pennsylvania took effect recently that promises to offer more protection to bicyclists sharing the road with motor […]

Seat belt use prevented injury for Allentown school bus passengers

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Apr 1, 2012 | Blog, Car Accidents

A potential disaster was recently avoided when a school bus and police car collided in Allentown. Fortunately, none of the young preschool age children on the bus were hurt in the motor vehicle accident. While none of the young passengers were injured, the bus driver and the police officer operating the cruiser did sustain injuries. […]

Hackettstown man and dog die in drunk driving accident

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Mar 23, 2012 | Blog, Car Accidents

The tragic consequences of drinking and driving were visited hard on the family of a Hackettstown man recently by an alleged drunk driver. A 49-year-old man and his dog were killed in an early morning crash on Interstate 80. Initial reports indicate that the fatal auto accident was alcohol related Authorities state that the driver […]

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