Pennsylvania parents may know the mix of emotions that accompany the milestone of a child going off to college. Though certainly a child furthering his or her education in pursuit of a degree in a chosen field is a reason to feel proud, many parents often worry that harm will befall their child as he or she moves away from home to live on a college campus. In many cases, these fears are not unfounded; however, one grieving family has filed a wrongful death suit on behalf of their deceased son.
Winter is coming to Pennsylvania, and some areas of the state have already had their first snowfall of the season. This time of year, many residents may want to make sure the heating system in their home is working properly. When service is needed, they often rely on an experienced utility worker to get the job done. The wife of one such worker has filed a wrongful death suit after her husband was killed in a home on a service call.
For Pennsylvania college students, a new semester can bring both nerves and excitement. As a student attempts to find his or her niche, many are drawn to the appealing prospect of joining a fraternity or sorority. Unfortunately, a "pledge" must often complete a series of challenges to earn one's spot, and some of these tasks can cause serious personal injury or even wrongful death.
Pennsylvania parents would likely agree that one of their greatest fears is an accident that causes serious injury or death to their child. Sometimes, negligence on the part of a product manufacturer can be considered wrongful death. Recently, a small child was tragically killed, and authorities have already determined the parents were not at fault.
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.
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.
Most people carefully consider their options when placing a loved one in the care of a nursing facility. Finding the right home with a caring staff is crucial in providing peace of mind for the individual taking up residence and the family as well. Should something go wrong, the consequences can be devastating, leading to feelings of guilt and anger for those who made the placement decision. A retired army lieutenant colonel recently died after suffering injuries at a Pennsylvania nursing home, and the family is considering a wrongful death civil claim.
When someone's actions result in injury or death to another, the aftermath can be devastating to the victim's loved ones. Close relatives often seek legal recourse in pursuit of justice for an accident that injured or killed their family member. A personal injury or wrongful death claim filed by victims or their surviving kin in Pennsylvania can help families pursue legal recourse.
Losing a loved one in an unsuspected and sudden manner can be very traumatic. Regardless of the reason for injury or death, many family members want to know why the unfortunate incident occurred, and they need these questions answered to reach a sense of closure. One Pennsylvania woman is hoping to find peace and closure by filing a wrongful death claim after her husband was fatally shot by police during an attempted burglary.
Losing a family member to an automobile accident is always tragic. This can be particularly true when the victim is a young child. Though nothing can replace the loss of life, a surviving family may seek closure through filing a wrongful death claim in civil court. One Pennsylvania family may be looking into their legal options after a young boy was recently killed in a hit-and-run crash.