Personal Injury | January 26, 2021
One moment you are sitting at a stoplight or at the end of a highway exit ramp, and the next thing you know, you see another vehicle careening towards you in your rear-view mirror. Or, worse yet, a vehicle rams into you out of nowhere, with no notice and no opportunity to avoid it. Rear-end accidents are terrifying, and they frequently result in serious, life-changing injuries that
Personal Injury | January 19, 2021
If you have recently been injured in a Pennsylvania car accident, you may have many questions. Initially, your questions will likely focus on your injuries. Will I ever feel “normal” again? When can I leave the hospital? When can I go back to work?
Once you’ve started to heal, other questions start to creep into your mind. Perhaps the most
Auto Injury | January 18, 2021
When what was supposed to be just another ride assignment instead turns into a devastating collision, rideshare drivers have a lot on the line. Whether driving for Uber, Lyft, or another rideshare company is your livelihood or just a side hustle, spending more time on the road raises your chances of getting hurt in a traffic accident.
More and more
Personal Injury | January 11, 2021
Being involved in a serious accident will take its toll on any accident victim. When most people think about the injuries, images of broken bones, back injuries, and whiplash come to mind. With the right medical treatment, accident victims can often overcome many of these injuries.
However, other, more insidious injuries commonly result from car accidents, slip and falls, and other accidents:
Personal Injury | January 5, 2021
Thanks to defective hernia mesh implants, not all hernia repair surgeries go as planned. The patients who received defective mesh often end up in worse shape than they were before surgery and, sometimes, have to undergo an entire second surgery and recovery.
Patients across the United States are moving forward with claims for compensation against the
Personal Injury | December 21, 2020
You’ve just been in a car crash. Do you know the important actions you need to take right now? What about the things you should never do? Most people don’t, yet the stakes are high.
Making the wrong moves after an auto accident can ruin your chances of getting what you deserve—or even getting better. In fact, some mistakes
Current Events and News | December 18, 2020
At Console & Associates, we believe the holiday season is a time for giving. This year, our law firm made a donation to Forgotten Angels Equine Rescue in Medford, NJ, to save the life of a retired racehorse.
Without help, this beautiful creature would have ended up at the slaughterhouse. Instead, he will be joining an Equine Therapy Program that will help veterans with PTSD cope with
Personal Injury | December 18, 2020
Thanks to recent research, it’s now known that the bladder drug Elmiron can lead to eye damage and vision loss. To learn more about the Elmiron legal case or how you should go about filing your claim speak to one of our experienced Elmiron injury claim Lawyers today.
Slip and Fall Accident | December 15, 2020
While some welcome the winter weather, for most, it’s a major hassle. We all need to walk outside from time to time, and the presence of snow and ice can make something as ordinary as safely navigating parking lots and sidewalks a real challenge. In fact, falling is one of the leading causes of preventable injury in the United States, and a large number of falls occur
Accident Tips & Prevention | December 14, 2020
Getting stuck behind a garbage truck is an experience that everyone has had at least once. As frustrating as this can be, it pales compared to the true dangers presented by these enormous vehicles. While garbage truck accidents may not come to mind when thinking about serious motor vehicle collisions, in reality, trash truck accidents are fairly common.
For example, according to one news report, there
Auto Injury | December 7, 2020
Those who have been involved in a car accident know that the recovery process can be lengthy. However, every accident is different, and it can be difficult to know which pains are “normal” after an accident and which symptoms may be a sign of something more serious.
Minor injuries, such as scrapes and bruises, will heal within a week or two, but more serious injuries are a
Auto Injury | November 24, 2020
No one leaves their home expecting to get in a car accident. But in most accidents, you have an instant to recognize what’s happening and brace yourself. With collisions coming out of your blind spot, you have no such warning.
Blind spot collisions are more common than you might think: National Highway Safety Administration statistics report that over 800,000 blind spot accidents occur each year. While blind
Slip and Fall Accident | November 19, 2020
The last thing someone expects when they visit a store or a restaurant is that they will suffer serious injuries due to a slip-and-fall accident. However, falls are routinely listed as one of the leading causes of preventable injuries across the United States. While older customers are more likely to suffer a fall, these serious accidents can affect all ages.
As a general rule, businesses owe
Medical Malpractice | November 17, 2020
Medical errors are among the leading causes of injury and death in Pennsylvania and across the United States. While most doctors are skilled professionals who do their best to take in all the available information before taking any action that could affect a patient’s health, doctors are human and will make mistakes. When these mistakes are the result of a doctor’s negligence, it is called medical malpractice.
Personal Injury | November 6, 2020
The nature and extent of a motorcyclist’s injuries following an accident are typically very severe. In fact, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, motorcyclists are nearly five times more likely to be killed in an accident than people who are riding in a car.
While a variety of factors play into why