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Shared Fault in Pennsylvania Truck Accidents

How Can Fault be Shared in a Truck Accident?

Truck accidents are often devastating for victims and their families. Due to the nature of these collisions, victims and their families may suffer from extreme physical and emotional trauma. Across the country, these serious accidents are on the rise, especially those involving large commercial trucks. Truck crashes involving fatalities are also up, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In fact, the more than 2,000 fatalities from truck accidents in 2016 were the highest number ever recorded. If you’ve sustained [...]

10/18 Who is Liable for Car Accidents that Happen in Parking Lots?

Who is Liable for a Car Accident that Happens in a Parking Lot?

Many people believe that parking lot accidents are not as severe as accidents that happen in other areas on our roads. This is due to the fact that many people are traveling at lower speeds than drivers on our highways. However, the truth is, parking lot accidents can be every bit as severe. These accidents can typically be prevented when drivers pay close attention to what is happening around them. If you have been hurt in a parking lot [...]

What is the Statute of Limitations on a Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice Claim?

What is the Statute of Limitations on a Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice Claim?

When a person visits their doctor or makes an unexpected trip to the hospital, they are entitled to a professional standard of care. Regrettably, not everyone receives this care. In the United States, medical malpractice is the third leading cause of accidental deaths. According to the Centers for Disease Control, an estimated 195,000 patients die every year from medical errors.  Only about 2% of medical malpractice victims ever file a claim. The reasons why so few claims are filed against [...]

10/4 Common Causes of Philadelphia Slip and Falls

Common Causes of Philadelphia Slip and Falls

Slip and fall accidents, also referred to as trip and fall accidents, commonly lead to serious injuries in Philadelphia and beyond. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye on many different types of properties. Many common injuries that stem from these accidents include traumatic brain injuries, fractured bones, scrapes, and more. On top of this, elderly victims are even susceptible to losing their lives in the event of a slip and fall. If you or someone you [...]

9/27 How Do You Prove a Wrongful Death Claim?

How Do You Prove a Wrongful Death Claim?

Wrongful death claims are brought by surviving family members of someone who has lost their lives in an accident. If you believe that a loved one has been taken from you in a collision and another party is at fault, you may have a wrongful death claim. To be successful in a wrongful death claim, however, there are first some aspects that you have to know. (more…)

9/20 Can a Passenger Be Held Liable for a Car Accident?

Can a Passenger Be Held Liable for a Car Accident?

When you imagine a car accident, you likely believe that a driver is always liable for the collision in some way. Because passengers are not at the wheel, it is difficult to imagine that a passenger could be liable for an accident. Under certain circumstances, they definitely could be held liable for a collision. If you believe that a passenger was at fault for your collision, you can successfully move forward with a claim against them. (more…)

9/13 Can You Sue a Landlord for Burn Injuries Suffered in a Property Fire?

Can You Sue a Landlord for Burn Injuries Suffered in a Property Fire?

When the unfortunate event of a fire breaks out in a home or an apartment, anything can happen. The truth is, many people are seriously injured in fires that start in a home that they rent each year. If a fire has caused your injuries in any form, who is liable for the harm that you have sustained? Will you have a claim against a landlord? These are questions that you may only be able to answer with the [...]

The Cause of Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Accidents

What Causes the Majority of Car Accidents in Pennsylvania?

Every year, tens of thousands of people in Pennsylvania are impacted by motor vehicle accidents. Although many accidents result in minor injuries, there are countless instances where victims are rushed to area hospitals where they have to undergo emergency medical care. Although most motorists are careful while traveling throughout Pennsylvania roadways, we see many people harmed as a result of other drivers’ negligence. There are an array of actions that continue to cause injuries time and time again. Our Pennsylvania [...]

8/30 When Brain Injury Symptoms Don’t Appear Right After a Car Accident

When Brain Injury Symptoms Don’t Appear Right After a Car Accident

When you have been involved in a car accident, you might assume that your injuries will show up right off the bat. Many people feel immense pain caused by serious and even permanent injuries in the hours or days to come. However, for others, injuries might not show up until weeks, months, or even years after an accident has taken place. If you have been involved in a car accident and received a traumatic brain injury, this might be [...]