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Multiple Tractor-Trailer Crash in Northeast Philadelphia

Multiple Tractor-Trailer Crash in Northeast Philadelphia

By Benedum Law |

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

By Benedum Law |

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

By Benedum Law |

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

By Benedum Law |

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

By Benedum Law |

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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Motorcycle Accidents in Philadelphia as Summer Draws to a Close

Motorcycle Accidents in Philadelphia as Summer Draws to a Close

By Benedum Law |

The past few weeks have seen numerous motorcycle accidents on the streets of Philadelphia, many of which have been fatal for the motorcyclist. In one accident, the driver of a car was pulling out of a parking lot and collided with a motorcycle, killing the motorcyclist. On September 5, another motorcyclist was killed in… Read More »

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Chestnut Hill Fall for the Arts Festival

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Join Benedum Law at the Chestnut Hill Fall for the Arts Festival on September 30, 2018 from 11AM-5PM.  The Benedum Law booth will be located near 8617 Germantown Avenue, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, between Evergreen Avenue and Bethlehem Pike.  Throughout the day, we will have a balloon artist and other fun activities. View the Facebook… Read More »

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There’s Nothing Right about a Wrong-Way Driver Car Accident

There’s Nothing Right about a Wrong-Way Driver Car Accident

By Benedum Law |

Recently, a wrong-way driver collided head-on with another vehicle on I-95 South in northeast Philadelphia, killing two people. The fatal two-car accident happened during the early morning hours between Woodhaven and Academy Roads. Pennsylvania State Police continue to investigate the crash. Also in the news a few weeks prior, commuters were purposefully driving the… Read More »

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Do Activity Releases Shield Schools and Other Entities from Injury Liability in Pennsylvania?

Do Activity Releases Shield Schools and Other Entities from Injury Liability in Pennsylvania?

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In the coming school year, many Pennsylvania parents will be presented with activity releases and field trip permission slips to sign—which they must sign for their children to participate in certain activities. But what are the ramifications of signing an activity release pre-accident? Do field trip permission slips, in fact, relieve the entity of… Read More »

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