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How Construction Accidents Can be Avoided

How Construction Accidents Can be Avoided

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Construction is a dangerous industry, but it is more dangerous than it needs to be. Most worksite accidents could be avoided if everyone, from managers to supervisors to workers, followed all appropriate safety precautions. Below, we discuss some of the steps that any construction worksite should take to prevent unnecessary worker injury. Speak with… Read More »

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Most Common Construction Accidents

Most Common Construction Accidents

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Construction is a dangerous industry. As many as one in five of all private industry workplace fatalities happen in construction, as well as thousands of serious injuries every year. Read on to learn about the most common construction site accidents, and call a passionate Philadelphia construction accident lawyer if you need help seeking compensation… Read More »

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How to Avoid Being Hit by a Drunk Driver

How to Avoid Being Hit by a Drunk Driver

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Drunk drivers are dangerous to more than solely themselves: They are a danger to everyone else on the road. If you are driving, it is vital to be vigilant for possible drunk drivers and to act accordingly. There are a few good habits to keep in mind to limit the risk of exposure to… Read More »

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What is Uninsured Motorist Coverage?  Do I Need It?

What is Uninsured Motorist Coverage? Do I Need It?

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Insurance companies love to throw a variety of additional policies and coverage options at drivers, and the options can feel overwhelming. It is hard to separate out the coverage options that are actually helpful and cost-effective from policies that are more like “extended warranties”–options that sound useful but in the end may not be… Read More »

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What Are the Car Seat Laws in Pennsylvania?

What Are the Car Seat Laws in Pennsylvania?

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It may come as a surprise to some, but child car seat laws are not uniform across the country. Different states have different rules about the ages children still need to use car seats, how they must be secured, and what types of vehicles may be exempt from those rules. Child safety is of… Read More »

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Can I Sue the Government After a Crash on a Dangerous Road in Philadelphia?

Can I Sue the Government After a Crash on a Dangerous Road in Philadelphia?

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Not all car crashes are caused by the negligent actions of a distracted, tired, or drunk driver. Car accidents can be caused by a variety of factors, and not all are the fault of any one person. Accidents may even be caused by a dangerous or defective roadway. If you were in a car… Read More »

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Five of the Worst Construction Accidents in Philadelphia History

Five of the Worst Construction Accidents in Philadelphia History

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In Philadelphia, we rely heavily on the construction industry. Indeed, the construction industry provides many people throughout the city with well-paying jobs. Unfortunately, Philadelphia construction accidents can and do happen throughout the city. Equipment malfunctions, negligent operators, and unsafe working conditions can all contribute to construction accidents in Philadelphia. The following news stories are… Read More »

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A Pennsylvania Jury Awarded $6.5 for an Infant’s Catastrophic Brain Injury

A Pennsylvania Jury Awarded $6.5 for an Infant’s Catastrophic Brain Injury

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In February 2020, a Pennsylvania judge approved a $6.5 million settlement for a catastrophic brain injury. The medical malpractice lawsuit involved an infant who sustained permanent brain injuries during a routine hernia repair surgery. The infant was born prematurely, went home, and then returned for inguinal hernia surgery. A week after the surgery, her… Read More »

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Coronavirus and the Courts

Coronavirus and the Courts

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The coronavirus pandemic is affecting everyone around the country. Businesses, schools, and government agencies are closing across the U.S. Federal courts are putting a hold on nonessential procedures. If you have an ongoing case in Philadelphia, what can you expect? Read on to learn about how the Philadelphia courts are handling the coronavirus outbreak…. Read More »

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Philadelphia Cop Charged With DUI After Car Crash

Philadelphia Cop Charged With DUI After Car Crash

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Getting behind the wheel while intoxicated is inexcusable behavior, no matter the culprit. Drunk driving puts everyone on the road at risk, including the driver, their passengers, and other motorists. We would like to hold law enforcement officers to an even higher standard, as we depend on police officers to protect us from harm,… Read More »

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