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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.

Truck accident kills pedestrian

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Nov 16, 2018 | Blog, Truck Accidents

Winter is extending its icy reach toward Pennsylvania, but the holiday shopping season is just heating up. This time of year, it is common for people to make their way on foot, from shop to shop or across crowded parking lots. Drivers need to be on the lookout for pedestrians, and sadly, days ago, one […]

Truck accident closes Interstate 81 for hours

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Nov 1, 2018 | Blog, Truck Accidents

Pennsylvania drivers may admit that they get a bit nervous when traveling on the highway. High speeds and crowded lanes can make for stressful driving conditions. Because there are often large trucks moving goods across the state, there is an increased risk for a semitruck accident.  Recently, a semitruck was carrying an oversized load. The driver […]

Truck accident results in serious injury

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Oct 3, 2018 | Blog, Truck Accidents

Pennsylvania drivers know that the highways that run through the state are often full of tractor trailers and other large vehicles. This can make travel stressful because large vehicles cannot maneuver quickly enough to avoid a crash. A recent truck accident involved four tractor trailers and several smaller vehicles, and resulted in serious injury.  During a storm […]

First responder seriously injured in truck accident

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Sep 26, 2018 | Blog, Truck Accidents

Firefighters are often the first to respond to calls for help during fires and serious motor vehicle accidents. They are trained to give medical assistance, help remove an injured victim from a damaged vehicle, and make sure debris and fuel are cleared from the roadway. Recently, a Pennsylvania firefighter responding to an accident became the […]

Distracted driving may have caused fatal truck accident

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Aug 28, 2018 | Blog, Truck Accidents

The state of Pennsylvania has strict laws prohibiting the use of cell phones and other mobile devices while driving. Though it can be tempting to check an alert, answer a call, or find a gas station while driving, drivers must use an appropriate hands-free device or safely pull over before doing so. Drivers may think […]

Truck accident injures PennDot employee

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Jul 25, 2018 | Blog, Truck Accidents

With the amount of traffic that makes its way through Pennsylvania each summer ever-increasing, the upkeep of the state’s roads is an important task. This can be a dangerous job, as PennDot workers often find themselves standing alongside highway traffic, often in construction zones or other altered traffic patterns. When people are exposed on the […]

Another truck accident on Route 160 raises alarm

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Jul 11, 2018 | Blog, Truck Accidents

Residents of Pennsylvania are certainly not unfamiliar with sharing the roads with large trucks. Several major highways run through the state and are part of the network of roads that keep our country running, shipping goods all over the United States. Unfortunately, some local roads are not equipped to handle the size and speed of […]

Truck accident: What are the causes and who can be held liable?

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | May 31, 2018 | Blog, Truck Accidents

Motorists in Pennsylvania share the roadways with all kinds of big rigs. Due to the sheer size of these vehicles, occupants of any car that is involved in a truck accident have little chance of escaping unscathed. Malfunctioning equipment causes some accidents, and the slightest equipment error can cause devastating crashes. When such a collision […]

A truck accident causing road debris claims life of Pennsylvanian

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | May 7, 2018 | Blog, Truck Accidents

Moving products and goods from one location to another is what keeps America’s economy moving. Transporting large, heavy and sometimes hazardous materials can be dangerous sometimes, but drivers are well-versed in how to travel and secure the cargo safely to avoid any mishaps. Should a truck driver utilizing the Pennsylvania roadways fail to heed his or her on-the-road […]

Tractor-trailer accident leads to investigation of driver

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Mar 19, 2018 | Blog, Truck Accidents

Many large trucks can be seen driving on Pennsylvania’s roadways daily, transporting goods to help keep America functioning and products available to millions of consumers. But tractor-trailers are very large and require a large bubble of space and constant diligence to operate, and those who travel around these large commercial vehicles must be aware of the […]

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