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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.

Alcohol and commercial driving a lethal mix for truck accident

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Jun 18, 2017 | Blog, Truck Accidents

Sharing the Pennsylvania highways with increased numbers of tractor-trailers may be intimidating under the best of circumstances. However, if that trucker has been drinking, then the ingredients for a horrific truck accident may exist. These wrecks can have a devastating impact on the victims’ lives. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it […]

A truck accident can have lifelong consequences

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | May 19, 2017 | Blog, Truck Accidents

Truckers provide a valuable service as they deliver the products that are needed for our modern lives. However, there is a downside to all of this traffic as it leads to the higher risk of you being involved in a serious truck accident. The lives of many Pennsylvania residents have been forever changed by these tragic accidents. There […]

Teen witnesses fatal truck accident that killed bus driver

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Apr 19, 2017 | Blog, Truck Accidents

So many Pennsylvania children and their parents depend on school bus drivers to safely transport those students who live too far away to walk to their schools. The majority of these twice-daily trips go off without a hitch. Unfortunately, one such seemingly ordinary route ended in tragedy after a fatal truck accident. The accident occurred as a school […]

Pennsylvania tractor trailer accident causes serious injuries

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Apr 7, 2017 | Blog, Truck Accidents

Traveling the interstates through Pennsylvania can be one of the quickest ways to get from Point A to Point B. Unfortunately, it also increases the risk of being involved in a tractor-trailer accident, especially along the more heavily trafficked portions of the highways. One recent wreck highlighted how quickly life can change. The accident occurred […]

Truck accident may not be avoided by mandated speed caps

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Dec 13, 2016 | Blog, Truck Accidents

The comment period has ended for those who wished to weigh in on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration proposal to mandate speed limiting devices on newly manufactured large vehicles. The hope of this legislation is to reduce truck accident rates on highways in Pennsylvania and across the country by making it impossible for vehicles […]

Pennsylvania truck accident claims three lives

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Oct 31, 2016 | Blog, Truck Accidents

Distractions, fatigue and impairment are just a few reasons why a big rig operator in Pennsylvania might collide with another vehicle. Truckers who drive long hours are known to experience delayed reaction time or disorientation behind the wheel. Whatever the causes, the consequences of a truck accident are often catastrophic. Truck accidents cause devastating injuries […]

Getting life back on track after a serious truck accident

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Oct 25, 2016 | Blog, Truck Accidents

Most Pennsylvania motorists are familiar with how terrifying it can be to share the road with massive tractor-trailers. When a truck accident involving one of these huge vehicles occurs, the results are often devastating. If a person actually survives injuries suffered in a truck collision, the road to recovery may be wrought with challenge, often […]

Pennsylvania truck accident claims 2 lives

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Aug 15, 2016 | Blog, Truck Accidents

It seems that chain reaction crashes involving large trucks are becoming more common across the country. Truck drivers who are distracted do not notice traffic slowing in front of them, and they are often unable to stop in time. Those crashes, like a recent truck accident in Pennsylvania, often involve multiple injuries and sometimes fatalities. […]

Truck accident in Pennsylvania leaves man dead

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | Jun 26, 2016 | Blog, Truck Accidents

Pennsylvania drivers often hear about the importance of being alert around big rigs. Tractor trailers frequently carry enormous loads that make them difficult to stop suddenly. However, the speed and maintenance of a truck may also play an important role in a crash, and when a truck accident causes injury or death, the driver may […]

2 women injured in tractor trailer accident in Pennsylvania

On behalf of Hof & Reid LLC | May 19, 2015 | Blog, Truck Accidents

Two women were injured in Philadelphia on May 11 after their vehicle got caught under a truck, according to local sources. Pennsylvania first-responders acted quickly enough to ensure the two women were not killed in the unusual tractor trailer accident. At this point, police are still trying to determine what caused the crash, and no […]

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