Category: Personal Injury

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

How An Uber Driver’s Personal Injury Liability Affects You

Whether or not a driver is part of Uber or Lyft can impact the personal injury claim of all parties involved in a car accident. One may worry what will happen if he or she is a passenger in an...

/ March 20, 2016
nursing home neglect

Shocking Statistics: Nursing Home Abuse Occurs in 1 in 3 Facilities

During July 2015, ABC News revealed the results of a nursing home abuse report conducted by the Special Investigations Division of the House Government Reform Committee between January 1999 and January 2001. The report found that nursing home abuse occurs...

/ March 5, 2016
Supreme Court Building, Washington, DC

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