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Multiple Injuries Following Suspected DUI Crash in Philadelphia

Multiple Injuries Following Suspected DUI Crash in Philadelphia

By Benedum Law |

Police are investigating whether the driver of a vehicle that struck multiple pedestrians and crashed into another car in Center City was under the influence of drugs at the time of the incident.  Read on for details on the accident, and contact a talented Philadelphia car accident attorney if you or a loved one… Read More »

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Construction Worker Killed in Accident on Pennsylvania Turnpike

Construction Worker Killed in Accident on Pennsylvania Turnpike

By Benedum Law |

Construction is one of the most dangerous jobs in the country.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that, among all occupations in Pennsylvania, the private construction industry has the highest fatality rate.  A recent fatal accident at a worksite on the Pennsylvania Turnpike provides the latest illustration of the dangers faced by construction works… Read More »

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Medical Malpractice Lawsuits May Soon Be Easier to File in Pennsylvania

Medical Malpractice Lawsuits May Soon Be Easier to File in Pennsylvania

By Benedum Law |

Negligent or reckless doctors can cause serious, permanent damage to their patients.  But medical malpractice lawsuits can be extremely complicated and difficult to bring.  Moreover, whether you will win your case can be heavily dependent on the judge and jury present, even when you feel you have a strong case that your doctor acted… Read More »

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Two Killed in Six-Car Hit-and-Run Crash in Philadelphia

Two Killed in Six-Car Hit-and-Run Crash in Philadelphia

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A massive six-car pileup led to the death of at least two victims recently.  The person who originally caused the accident fled the scene, leaving the injured to fend for themselves.  The accident is part of an alarming rise in the number of hit-and-run accidents in Philadelphia in recent years.  Continue reading below for… Read More »

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Multiple Tractor-Trailer Crash in Northeast Philadelphia

Multiple Tractor-Trailer Crash in Northeast Philadelphia

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Traffic was stopped recently for several hours on I-95 after a severe crash involving two tractor-trailers.  The latest crash is part of an ongoing and worsening hazard that large trucks pose on Pennsylvania roadways.  Continue reading below for details on the accident, and contact an experienced Philadelphia auto accident attorney if you or a… Read More »

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Accordion-Style SEPTA Bus Crashes Into Philadelphia Home

Accordion-Style SEPTA Bus Crashes Into Philadelphia Home

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One of the more bizarre but dangerous accidents on Philadelphia roadways in recent memory occurred this February when an accordion-style SEPTA bus crashed into a home in North Philadelphia.  The accident was one of several that happened just after the recent snowfall.  Numerous bus crashes occur across the state every year, posing serious risk… Read More »

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Holds School District Liable for Child’s Gym Injury

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Holds School District Liable for Child’s Gym Injury

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To ring in 2019, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that a school can be held liable for injuries resulting from a child running into an unpadded concrete wall during gym class. The decision (Brewington v. City of Philadelphia) is notable because it’s an exception to the broad government immunity afforded to schools in many… Read More »

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Calculating Settlement Value of a Car Accident

Calculating Settlement Value of a Car Accident

By Benedum Law |

After suffering a personal injury at the hands of a negligent driver, property owner or construction site supervisor, you likely have a valid negligence claim to pursue against the responsible party. If successful, your negotiated settlement or jury verdict will contain compensation for all of your legal damages, such as medical bills, lost wages… Read More »

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A Recent Fatal Car Crash in Harrisburg, PA Shows Just How Many Parties May Be Liable for a Truck Accident

A Recent Fatal Car Crash in Harrisburg, PA Shows Just How Many Parties May Be Liable for a Truck Accident

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In a recent accident, more than just the truck driver can be held liable for a truck accident. Read on to learn more about how this can be the case in an accident. On October 12, a truck driver failed to stop as traffic slowed in front of him, causing a 12-car crash on… Read More »

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Most Common Construction Injuries in 2018

Most Common Construction Injuries in 2018

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There has been a slew of construction site accidents in Philadelphia this year, injuring workers and calling into question whether safety standards are being followed in the Philly construction industry. In May, a construction worker fell through the roof of a building under construction at the University of the Sciences in Southwest Philadelphia. Then,… Read More »

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