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What is Loss of Consortium?

What is Loss of Consortium? If you know someone who has been hurt in an accident, you may have heard them talk about recovering damages for "loss of consortium," but you may not know what that is. If you have been injured because of someone else's carelessness or negligence, you may wonder whether … [Read more...]

The Dangers of Using a Cell Phone While Driving

The Dangers of Using a Cell Phone While Driving According to a study conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Commission, the single most prevalent cause of distraction for motorists is attention to wireless devices, including cell phones. Statistics indicate that people who use a cell … [Read more...]

Negligent Training, Hiring or Supervision of Truck Drivers – Pennsylvania

The ad online says "Apply for a Trucking Job Today – No Experience Required." The ad goes on to say that there is a constant demand for freight, with the trucking industry growing at a rapid pace. For some, especially those who are just starting out in the job market or who may otherwise have … [Read more...]

Maximizing Your Compensation After Being Injured in an Auto Accident – Pennsylvania

At the scene of a crash in Philadelphia and elsewhere throughout Pennsylvania, it's important to take the name of any witnesses and call the police, who will take notes about what happened and get medical help to the scene, if needed. If you are able, take photos of the scene because very soon, all … [Read more...]

Injuries Resulting from Boating or Water Sport Accidents

When the weather is warm, it seems like almost everyone turns out to enjoy the Pennsylvania's lakes rivers and other waterways. Unfortunately, some of those who are enjoying water sports or who sail our waters are not paying attention to even the most basic of safety rules or to other vessels in the … [Read more...]

Heavy Machinery Injuries Resulting in the Workplace – PA

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the ten most dangerous jobs include mining machines, roofing, collecting refuse and recyclable materials, trucking and industrial machinery and the installation, maintenance and repair of heavy machinery. Additionally, working in construction with heavy … [Read more...]

The Ins and Outs of Dram Shop Laws in PA

If you or a loved one was involved in an accident caused by a drunk driver, not just the driver may be held at fault. Pennsylvania has a law called the Dram Shop Law. This law holds businesses and staff accountable for serving liquor to people who are already clearly drunk who then drive while … [Read more...]

When Is a Daycare Facility Liable for Negligence?

When you take your child to a daycare facility, you trust that the owners and employees will use a reasonable standard of care while entrusted to the safety and well-being of your child. What does this mean, though? In what types of situations will a daycare or childcare facility be liable for … [Read more...]

Investigating a Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle Accident Investigations When you have been injured while riding on a motorcycle, whether you were operating the bike or just a passenger, motorcycle accident investigations can make the difference between recovering the compensation you need and going without. This blog post identifies … [Read more...]

Punitive and Compensatory Damages: What Is the Difference and How Could It Affect Your Rights?

More Than 70 Combined Years of Personal Injury Legal Experience in Pennsylvania When you are injured by another's negligence, you can often seek compensation or "damages" under the law. Generally, damages can be divided into two categories: Compensatory damages, which can be defined as a sum of … [Read more...]

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