202001.27
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Snowtubing and the Law: Who’s Responsible If You Get Hurt?

Last winter, we blogged about the Pennsylvania Skier’s Responsibility Act, which relieves ski resorts of any legal duty to protect skiers from inherent risks of the sport. But with many of Pennsylvania’s winter resorts also offering snowtubing ― which requires nothing more than sitting in a tube without skill, training, or practice ― what happens…

201911.04
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ICYMI: Bicyclists Must Follow Pennsylvania’s Traffic Laws

In September, our blog explained that Pennsylvania’s Vehicle Code requires bicyclists to follow the state’s traffic laws. Today we look at what happens when a bicyclist fails to abide by the rules of the road, gets hit by a car, and then sues for personal injuries. Spoiler Alert: It doesn’t end well for the bicyclist….

201910.13
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Chain-Reaction Collisions: Is a Driver Who Didn’t Hit Your Vehicle Legally Liable for Your Injuries?

The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania recently addressed the issue of whether a driver who caused a multi-vehicle crash ― but whose vehicle did not directly impact the plaintiff’s vehicle ― can be held legally liable for the plaintiff’s injuries. Tractor-Trailer Crash In Sutcliffe v. Bernese, the driver of a tractor-trailer…