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April 2017 Archives

Pennsylvania car accidents often due to negligent drivers

When Pennsylvania drivers get behind the wheel, they must think not only of their safety, but of the safety of those riding with them. Some drivers tend to be more reckless when driving alone and may find themselves also taking unnecessary chances when passengers are present. This type of behavior can lead to serious car accidents. One woman recently died after the man she was riding with allegedly failed to follow several laws designed to keep motorists safe.

Wrongful death claims may assist victims' families

Losing a loved one to a motor vehicle accident is a difficult situation for any family. These types of collisions are often the fault of negligent drivers. Though nothing can replace the lives lost, filing a wrongful death claim may help families find some form of closure. One Pennsylvania family appear to have grounds to file a claim after a teenager was recently killed in a collision while riding his motorcycle.

Workers' compensation can help injured workers' families

When employees are injured on the job, they not only have to deal with the stress of medical care, but also the potential loss of wages they may face. Filing a workers' compensation claim could be beneficial to those hurt in the workplace as well as to family members of workers who were killed on the job. One Pennsylvania family may consider filing a claim after a construction worker was fatally injured at work.

3 simple tips for safely riding your motorcycle at night

Riding your motorcycle at night is a different experience. With less crowded streets and cooler air, you can escape into a different world that feels free. While riding at night has its advantages, there are risks and limitations, too. The main issue is that everyone has trouble seeing as clearly when it is darker. When you ride at night, you have to be concerned about seeing others and also being visible yourself. Here are some tips to keep yourself safe and avoid accidents as you ride your bike at night. 

Employee retains workers' compensation benefits after appeal

Getting hurt on the job can cause workers serious problems in the future. Besides the immediate medical injury and bills they have to deal with, a workplace injury can also affect the amount or type of work they can perform. In some cases, employers try to relieve themselves from having to deal with these cases by filing appeals. One airport employee recently retained her workers' compensation benefits after her case was appealed in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.

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