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August 2018 Archives

Car accidents sometimes follow serious crimes

Pennsylvania parents would probably agree that one thing they dread is being notified that one of their children has been seriously injured or killed. The loss of a child can devastate an entire family. Car accidents remain a leading cause of childhood death, and recently, one mother learned that her young son had been killed as a result of his father's poor behavior. 

Are Ubers and Lyfts decreasing DUIs in Pennsylvania?

While drunk drivers still remain a problem throughout the nation, there are thankfully more options now to get home without risking any lives on the road. One of these options is calling a ride-sharing service such as the increasingly popular Uber or Lyft to pick the passenger up and take them to their destination.

Mysterious accident may bring about wrongful death suits

Pennsylvania residents were horrified when they learned of a tragic accident at Manitowoc Crane company several months ago. Though initial reports did not contain much detail, the company confirmed that a crane fell and three worker deaths resulted. The incident prompted a thorough investigation by OSHA. It now seems as if there is a case for wrongful death, as it is noted the deaths could've been prevented. 

Child seats not enough to prevent injury during car accidents

Pennsylvania parents are likely aware that adhering to laws pertaining to child safety seats is a must. Research shows that the use of car seats for small children can greatly decrease the risk of serious injuries during car accidents. Unfortunately, even proper car seat use may not be enough, and a child may suffer the consequences. 

Parents file wrongful death suit on behalf of slain son

Pennsylvania parents would probably agree that one of their biggest fears is receiving the news that their child has been killed. The death of a child is always tragic and can be especially hard to cope with if the circumstances indicate an adult is responsible for a wrongful death. Sadly, this may be the case in the death of a local teenager at the hands of a police officer. 

Slip-and-falls reported at one of the nation's largest retailers

Shopping is a routine experience for most Pennsylvania residents. Sometimes a large store, such as Wal-Mart, can be a convenient place to go, since they carry nearly every item one might need for the members of their households. Though certainly shopping is not considered to be a particularly dangerous activity, there is always the potential for serious injury, including the risk for slip-and-falls

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