Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Blog

Can technology reduce driver negligence and prevent accidents?

There is a high volume of traffic on many of Pennsylvania’s highways and roads. Some of that traffic may include commercial vehicles transporting goods locally or for interstate commerce. Unfortunately, accidents involving big vehicles, whether they are trucks or tractor-trailers, can cause large destruction and shut down traffic for hours. 

Are hospital miscommunications injuring patients?

Is there a code of silence among hospital staff, even in the face of negligence? According to a recent article, some hospitals might discourage whistleblowers by firing nurses who attempt to report doctors’ mistreatment of patients.

Is Dram Shop Liability Making A Difference?

Considering the scope of damages that can attach to dram shop liability, it’s perhaps not surprising that the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board maintains a webpage on the subject and other responsible drinking issues. 

Could a typo result in medical negligence?

Electronic medical records, or EMRs, were designed to save doctors time. But is clicking through various fields on a computer screen really faster than making a handwritten note?  

Investigators may examine fault in recent truck accident

Safe driving imposes a duty of care on every individual who gets behind the wheel. In addition to observing traffic laws, a driver must also pay attention to traffic flow, road conditions and other potential traffic issues that may require a quick response.