personal injury Archives

Workout Injuries: When Might a Gym Be Held Liable?

During gym exercise, weight training, or group classes, one wrong movement can cause workout injuries ranging from temporary pain to a problem that requires surgery. Common injuries at the gym include: Knee pain and injuries Tendonitis Back and neck pain and injuries Sprained ankle Shoulder pain and injuries There are many articles online explaining the […]

Whiplash During a Vehicle Accident Can Be More Serious Than You’d Think

The initial shock and stress of a vehicle accident can cause those involved to ignore injuries that may initially feel minor. After all, there are often so many other problems to address after a crash that seeing a medical professional may seem unnecessary. However, what might be brushed off as a minor neck strain could […]

Dog bites and insurance claims

The Insurance Information Institute reports that dog bites affect about 4.5 million Americans every year, with associated injuries ranging in severity from relatively minor to quite serious and even deadly. It is a problem that may be of particular concern for Pennsylvania residents, as the state ranked fourth in the nation for the number of dog bite-related insurance claims filed in 2015.

Dangerous property conditions may lead to personal injury claims

When the conditions of an area lead to an individual slipping and falling, those conditions could cause the owner of the property to be held accountable financially for any resulting injuries. If an injured party would like to pursue compensation for damages resulting from such an incident, the victim may be able to pursue a personal injury claim, citing premises liability. Pennsylvania residents may be interested is such a situation that recently took place.

Keeping children safe in the home

Upon becoming a parent most people will do anything they can to keep their child safe. Among other things this is illustrated in the diligence parents have in using car seats and in placing their children on their backs to sleep. As children grow, the dangers change somewhat. In this post we will cover some of the things parents and caregivers should be aware of to keep children safe.

Slip-and-fall accidents may warrant personal injury claims

If an individual gets hurt while on property belonging to someone else, the situation could prove painful and potentially complicated. The injuries could cause considerable difficulties in the person’s life, and as a result, he or she may wish to seek compensation for damages resulting from the incident. If the injury-causing event was caused by negligent actions or inaction on the part of the property owner, there may be cause for a personal injury claim.

Patrons could suffer personal injury due to unsafe establishments

Many Pennsylvania residents may shop at stores or go to other places without considering the notion that security on the premises may be lacking. However, some establishments could put patrons at risk of suffering injuries due to a lack of safety. If an individual does suffer a personal injury at an insecure location, he or she may have cause to take legal action.

What you need to know if you are hurt in an accident

Accidents occur in many ways, whether you were injured on the job, hit by a car while riding your bike or crossing the street, were hit by a drunk driver or even suffered injuries due to a public transit accident such as the recent tragic train incident in New Jersey.

Though fun, amusement rides can be dangerous

In certain parts of the country, including the state of Pennsylvania, the warm temperatures that come with summer make it possible for residents to participate in outdoor activities that are unavailable other times of the year. One of the most exciting for many children is attending carnivals or amusement parks. Much of the time these rides work as intended. When something goes wrong however, the injuries can be devastating.