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
Personal Injury | October 28, 2020
When you experience a dog attack, it can be an awful, traumatizing experience. After all, dogs are supposed to be man’s best friend. The injuries a dog attack can inflict are painful and will likely require a process of medical examinations and treatments before your life returns to normal. You deserve fair compensation as you recover, to ease the financial and mental burden of your recovery.
Personal Injury | October 22, 2020
In the aftermath of a car accident, you will have to deal with insurance companies to get the compensation you deserve. Based on the facts of your claim, you may be entitled to significant compensation – and the insurance company will know that it won’t be able to deny the claim completely. Insurance companies seek to pay out as little money as possible by dragging their
Personal Injury | October 16, 2020
All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and off-highway vehicles (OHVs) are an increasingly popular way to enjoy the great outdoors. ATVs and OHVs each have their advantages, depending on a rider’s preference.
An ATV, also called a “quad” or “four-wheeler,” is smaller in size and meant for a single rider. An OHV resembles an off-road go-kart and has a roll cage.
The primary benefit of an OHV is that two
Personal Injury | October 15, 2020
A car accident can leave you shaken up and unsure of what to do next. You did not cause the accident, but between your injuries and your financial losses, you may need to take care of a lot of things.
What should you do after a car accident that you did not cause?
Make sure you take
Personal Injury | October 14, 2020
Bus accidents, although not the most common type of accident, have the potential to cause massive carnage. Unlike almost every other kind of vehicle, the occupants of buses are not required to wear safety belts. Thus, when a bus accident occurs, bus passengers get tossed around the interior of the bus, often sustaining very serious injuries.
While the number of bus accidents has gone down over recent
Personal Injury | October 14, 2020
More current and former students of a youth detention center in Glen Mills, PA, are coming forward with their own stories of appalling abuse.
They join the hundreds of students, each with their own shattering tales of assault, who are already suing the institution for abuse that allegedly occurred over a period of more than 40 years.
The horrors that are claimed to have occurred over the
Personal Injury | October 13, 2020
Traffic accidents happen hundreds of thousands of times per year across the country. They are so widespread and common that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the nation’s public health agency, treats motor vehicle safety as one of its primary concerns. Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death in the United States and a major source of patients in U.S. hospital emergency rooms.
Personal Injury | October 11, 2020
Fatal traffic accidents on New Jersey roads kill between five and six hundred people every year, according to data from the New Jersey State Police. Speeding was involved in 26 percent of fatal traffic accidents in 2018, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Every fatal traffic accident causes profound grief and suffering. When the crash happened because someone made the reckless choice to