Category: Personal Injury

bus-accidents

Jury Awards $5.05 Million in Greyhound Bus Accident Lawsuit

On July 22, 2016, a Philadelphia Jury awarded $3.05 million in compensatory damages and $2 million in punitive damages on behalf four passengers injured during a 2013 Greyhound bus accident. The motor coach was making an overnight trip from New...

/ October 18, 2016
auto accident

Who is Responsible for Self-driving Car Accidents?

According to Alert Driving, 90% of auto accidents are caused by human error.  This means that the driver of either vehicle is responsible for the car accident.  However, modern technology now allows for a car to be driven autonomously, without...

/ October 3, 2016

Main Causes of Teen Distracted Driving Accidents

Although, the “100 Deadliest Days” for drivers- the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day- is over, the distracted driving problem is not.  With a new school year starting, more teens will on the road, whether it’s commuting back and...

/ September 13, 2016
drowsy driving

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
detergent pod poisoning

Detergent Pods one of many Deceptively Packaged Products

Detergent pod poisoning is still a major concern, according to a recent ABC News story. The April 2016 story highlighted the results of a new study published in in the Pediatrics Medical Journal.  The study found that childhood exposure to...

/ May 13, 2016
distracted driving lawsuit

Distracted Driving Lawsuit Filed Against Snapchat

A Georgia man injured by a distracted driver recently filed a distracted driving lawsuit against the messaging application (app) “Snapchat.” The lawsuit claims that the app promotes distracted driving and was a contributing factor in the 2015 accident that caused...

/ May 4, 2016
child sex abuse prevention

Why PA Sex Abuse Victims Don’t Come Forward

Sexual assault is the most under reported crime.  According to Rape Abuse And Incest National Network at least 68% of all incidents are not reported.  There are many reasons why victims of sexual abuse don’t come forward and report the...

/ April 26, 2016
detergent pod poisoning

Detergent Pods: Time-saving or Life-threatening?

Detergent pods can be a blessing for individuals who have a difficult time measuring the right amount of laundry detergent. But can these little packets that save time and prevent mess be harmful for your little “blessing”? Almost 8,200 children...

/ April 21, 2016