Jonathan Ostroff

All posts by Jonathan Ostroff

Jon Ostroff is the founder and named partner at Ostroff Injury Law, a personal injury law firm assisting people facing serious injuries due to a vehicle accidents, medical malpractice and product liability.

Black Friday Car Accidents Are No Bargain

Will you be shopping on Black Friday? Many Americans consider the day after Thanksgiving to be the traditional start of the Holiday shopping season. They advantage of the day off from work to scout for the best bargains. While retailers...

/ November 15, 2016

New Report Suggests Asthma Among Fracking Injuries

One of the most serious criticisms against hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking, is that the fluids blown into the shale formation are a concoction of dangerous chemicals. During the fracking process, these chemicals are blown into the shale formation...

/ August 12, 2016
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How Will Zika Prevention Affect Drowsy Driving Regulations?

A pending bill aimed at fighting the Zika virus could increase the number of fatigued drivers on the road, according to Huffington Post. If the complete bill is passed, the 2017 House Transportation funding bill will deny the Federal Motor...

/ July 25, 2016

New Technology May Help Prevent Truck Accidents

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is using a new high-tech warning system to prevent trucks and buses from crashing into bridges and overpasses that are not high enough to accommodate the vehicle, reported Time Warner Cable News. The...

/ May 26, 2016

Graduation Parties: A PA Parent’s Guide to Discussing Drinking and Driving

Graduation parties are difficult for parents. Your child deserves to celebrate his or her accomplishment with friends, but parents worry that partying will include alcohol and underage-drinking. You worry that your child will drink or, even worse, drink and drive....

/ May 25, 2016
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Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Class Action Lawsuits

In January 2016, The Supreme Court ruled that companies that are the subject of a class action lawsuit cannot settle with an individual plaintiff before a class action is established. According to a recent New York Times article, the 6-3...

/ February 21, 2016

Eight Steps to Take After an Uber Accident

I recently read an article describing the aftermath of an Uber accident in Fortune Magazine. It was 3 a.m. The writer was headed home, when her Uber driver crashed into another vehicle. In the article, she describes the accident and...

/ February 11, 2016

What a Child Won’t Tell: Recognizing the Signs of Sex Abuse in Children

Each year, U.S. police departments receive as many as 80,000 reports of sexual abuse against children. However, the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry reports that this number is an underestimate. Many children who are abused are afraid to...

/ January 5, 2016
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‘Tis the Season: How to Avoid Drunk Drivers during the Holidays

More than one-third of fatal alcohol-related crashes these accidents occurred between Thanksgiving Eve and New Year’s Day. Many of us travel during the holidays. We want to spend time with our family and friends, but we also want to reach...

/ December 5, 2015

Contamination in Medical Device May Have Killed 4 in Pennsylvania Hospital

Infections from a heater-cooler device that had been used for several years in hospitals to control a patient’s temperature during bypass surgery has been “probably” linked to at least 4 deaths in a York hospital. The just-released report follows an...

/ October 29, 2015