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July 6, 2018

Cumberland County, PA – Motorcycle Accident Causes Fatal Injuries

Fatal Collision on Enola Road Cumberland County, PA (July 1, 2018) – On Sunday, around 12:30 p.m., a man named Rafael Vasquez was driving his motorcycle on Enola Road when he collided with an oncoming truck. Vasquez flew off his motorcycle and landed in the eastbound lane. Lifelion flew Vasquez to Hershey Medical Center due to severe injuries. Unfortunately, he did not survive. Vasquez was 24-years old. An ambulance transported the truck driver and passenger to a local hospital for minor injuries. More investigation will determine who is liable and at fault. Motorcycle Accidents Motorists involved in motorcycle accidents almost always […]
July 4, 2018

Scranton, PA – Fatal Car Accident on Expressway

One Person Killed in Crash Scranton, PA (July 1, 2018) On Sunday night at about 10:00 p.m., an SUV was driving northbound on the Scranton Expressway when it rolled off the road, flew into the air, and crashed into the on ramp on a main street exit. Five people were in the vehicle. There were four adults and one baby. It’s confirmed that one adult was killed, but the remaining four passengers have been rushed to the hospital. The severity of their injuries is unknown, but from the looks of the damaged vehicle, the passengers might be suffering from serious […]
March 28, 2018

The Guidelines and Qualifications for Filing a Wrongful Death Claim

There is no comfort in dealing with a wrongful death, no matter what the cause. During a time like this, you are most certainly devastated by the unexpected loss of a loved one, not to mention the financial woes that are overwhelming you. Section 8301 of The Pennsylvania Wrongful Death Act describes a wrongful death as the loss of a loved one due to the negligence of another person, and that the financial benefits that are to be recovered consist of any and all lost benefits that would have otherwise been attained by the deceased. This is typically considered the […]
March 1, 2018

Cameron Allen Funk Killed in Mellott Manufacturing Accident

Posted on March 1, 2018 On Wednesday afternoon, Pennsylvania State Police was called to the scene of an accident at Mellott Manufacturing when a young man was killed. The 19-year-old’s name was released today as Cameron Allen Funk. When a piece of machinery fell on him, Cameron Allen Funk was killed due to death blunt force head injuries. His death was ruled as accidental. As of right now, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating exactly how the accident occurred. Mellott Manufacturing has been in business since the 60s and is family-run, producing logs and equipment for lumber handling. […]