Month: April 2014

Car Fatalities

Pennsylvania Car Fatalities Lowest Number Ever in 2013 Penndot Secretary Barry J. Schoch announced good news on April 8th.  The news was that the number of car fatalities on Pennsylvania roads hit a record low last year.  In 2013, 1,208 deaths were recorded.  Although one death is too many, this is the lowest number of deaths since …

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Defective Product Liability Claims

Philadelphia Injury Lawyer discusses types of Defective Product Liability Claims If you have been injured or suffered damages because of a defective product you used, you may have a defective product liability claim.  The range of defective product liability claims is broad, although claims typically fall into three categories of defective product liability claims: Defective Manufacture …

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Truck Accident

 Truck Accident Statistics The chances of you being involved in a truck accident is on the rise in the United States.  Between 2009 and 2010 the rate of trucking accident fatality rose significantly.  In 2010, there were close to 6,000 trucking accident fatalities compared to 3,000 in 2009. According to statistics by the USDOT Commercial …

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Medical Malpractice

Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Lawyer discusses Types of Medical Malpractice Cases Over 98,000 people die each year from injuries resulting from some form of medical malpractice.  Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional does not adhere to the standard of care required of them and their negligence results in an injury to their patient.  The first …

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Philadelphia PA Car Accident Lawyer

Philadelphia PA Car Accident Lawyer discusses new Texting while Driving law in Pennsylvania In recent years, an accident caused by texting while driving is a common occurrence a Philadelphia PA Car Accident Lawyer will hear about.  Teens and young adults are particularly guilty of the reckless behavior, and as a Philadelphia PA Car Accident Lawyer, I …

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PA Medical Malpractice

Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Lawyer discusses changes in PA Medical Malpractice Lawsuits In 2002, Pennsylvania Supreme Court made two changes in rules to filing a PA medical malpractice lawsuit.  The first rule change required medical malpractice attorneys to obtain a certificate of merit from a medical professional that establishes that the medical procedure fell outside the acceptable professional …

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Energy Drinks Product Liability

Energy Drinks Product Liability:  Philadelphia Injury Lawyer Discusses the Danger of Energy Drinks Data from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration indicates that energy drinks have led to a surge in emergency room visits. The caffeinated drinks caused the number of ER visits associated with consumption of the beverages to double between 2007 and …

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