Category: Personal Injury

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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

Not Just for New Year’s Eve: Safe Ride Programs

New Year’s Eve is a night for celebrating the end of one year and the beginning of another, but celebrations also mean that New Year’s Eve is one of the most dangerous driving nights of the year. If you plan...

/ January 1, 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

AUA Warns Testosterone Drugs May Be Dangerous

The American Urological Association has published a statement on testosterone therapy after an FDA safety communication warning of potential cardiovascular risks.   The American Urological Association is an organization of medical doctors who research and treat diseases of the male...

/ October 14, 2015

Top Causes of Bike Accidents

Top Reasons Pennsylvania Bicycle Accidents Occur: As gas expenses rise, so is the usage of bicycles as a kind of transportation. Bicycling is incredible work out, it’s remarkable for nature, and there are no deferrals made by significant action. Of...

/ September 30, 2015

Drug Companies Seek Dismissal of Testosterone Injury Lawsuits

AndroGel Lawsuits: Did You Take Testosterone Drugs for Low-T? Low-T is a manufactured condition. A man’s testosterone levels naturally decrease as he gets older causing symptoms such as fatigue, decreased sex drive, weight gain, and depression. The drug companies recognized...

/ August 29, 2015

Electrical Burns: Causes and Treatment

Electrical burns might not be visible on the surface but they can cause critical internal injuries. When the body comes into contact with an electrical current, the current passes through the body and can create burns on the internal tissues...

/ August 20, 2015