Litigation can make for some unlikely bedfellows, and this maxim is clearly illustrated in the pending lawsuits filed by those injured in the Amtrak crash in Philadelphia and the survivors of those who were killed.
When you take to the roadway in Pennsylvania, you don't expect anyone to hit you. You expect to be safe and you also expect drivers to behave defensively, not aggressively. One couple in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on a visit from North Carolina, have suffered great injury because another driver was careless and did not pay proper attention while driving.
Summer is here, and it's time to head to the beach! If you and the family have plans to spend some time down at the shore this summer, it's important to follow some basic safety rules to reduce the likelihood of tragedy. Check out the below tips for a safer beach experience for all.
One of the most traumatic injuries one can suffer is amputation. Whether the limb was severed during the traumatic event itself or was surgically removed later because the damage was too extensive, amputation is a life-altering experience.
It's hard to imagine injuries more horrific than severe and disfiguring burns. Whether resulting from an industrial accident, explosion or car crash, in addition to their physical wounds, survivors of burn injuries have psychological traumas to cope with as well.
Being seriously injured can happen in the most unlikely places, like a boot camp for juvenile offenders and residential centers. In the near past, some of the injuries that have made the newspaper and local media in the Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, area have been surprising. What happens when you are injured or your child is seriously hurt while in a camp that they have been assigned to by the court system?
It might not be surprising to Philadelphia residents that studies indicate that when the elderly fall in nursing homes, over a third of them hit their heads.
When you trust the products you use, the medication that is prescribed to you or the person driving the car next to you, you have a general expectation of the product or person to behave in a way that is predictable. Unfortunately, sometimes you are injured by that careless driver, the medication that was prescribed to you or the product you trusted to do what it said it would do.
When you speak of personal injury, one of the specific topics that often makes the news is that of whiplash. Whiplash is a neck injury caused by a quick and powerful back-and-forth movement of the neck; like cracking a whip. Very often, a whiplash injury happens in a car accident that involves being hit from behind, contact sports or physical abuse. You can see how serious it is.