personal injury Archives

Truck accidents: Man dies after being hit by semi in Pennsylvania

Incidents that take place on roadways are unfortunately not few and far between. Car and truck accidents happen on a daily basis in varying degrees of severity. Some incidents may involve one vehicle, multiple vehicles or a vehicle and a pedestrian. Whatever the case may be, if an individual is seriously injured or killed, legal action could result.

Maintenance of swimming pool important in keeping swimmers safe

Pool safety is very important during the summer months, but there’s more to it than just chlorine and some flotation devices. While drowning may be the first thing that comes to mind, there can be hidden dangers that most people might not think about, like pool electrocution. Several recent instances of this are a strong reminder that the lights that are used in pools for swimming at nighttime have to be installed, checked, maintained, and repaired the right way in order to ensure that they are safe for swimmers.

Personal injury: Accident at hotel pool sends man to hospital

When a serious accident takes place on someone else’s property, the owner of that property could potentially be held liable for resulting damages. In some cases, a serious personal injury could occur or possibly even a fatality. If such an event does take place, there could be cause for the negatively affected party or surviving family of the victim to file a premises liability claim.

Staying safe while boating in Pennsylvania

Staying safe while participating in summer activities is important, and for many, a big part of that is boating safety. If you get out on the water in your boat very often, or even if you only go out occasionally, you should know that accidents can happen. With proper preparation and safety measures, though, you reduce the chances of an accident or injury significantly, so you can spend more time just enjoying your boat and all that being out on the water can offer.

Dog attack may lead to personal injury claim in Pennsylvania

Being the victim of a dog attack can leave individuals feeling frightened. In many cases, individuals may suffer serious injuries that could lead to a multitude of financial, physical and emotional complications. In such cases, victims may wish to consider filing personal injury claims against the parties held liable for such an attack. This type of claim could allow them to pursue compensation for allowable damages.

Signs your loved one is being neglected in a nursing home

For most people, it is not easy to place a loved one in a nursing home. In many cases it is the last place someone will live and while the person may need care around the clock, taking that step can be difficult. Despite the difficulties surrounding such a move, in today’s society, it is often the only real solution for families whose loved ones need medical attention. In many cases a significant amount of time is spent trying to find the best possible fit.

The allure of detergent pods to children

Children are curious by nature. They are drawn to bright and shiny things, some of which could hurt them. Detergent pods are a good example of these types of objects. Though the convenient packets are a popular choice for getting clothes and dishes clean, in the hands of children, they could be dangerous.

Personal injury claim may result from Pennsylvania incident

Being the victim of an accident that results in injuries can be harrowing. Seriously injured parties may face extended time working to recover from injuries while experiencing considerable pain and other suffering. Additionally, financial struggles may also result due to medical expenses and time away from work. If injured parties would like to seek recompense for such damages, filing a personal injury claim may be an action to consider.

Personal injury: Dog knocks woman down, causes hip fracture

For many Pennsylvania residents, their pets are like children, and if their pets are threatened, some pet owners will defend them with their lives. This type of love for her two little Pomeranians led to a woman in another state landing in a hospital when she had to protect her dogs against an attacking dog. While she is receiving treatment in the hospital, police and animal control officers are working on identifying the owner of the dog that caused her personal injury.

Personal injury claims may result after 2-vehicle crash injures 4

Four people were injured in a recent two-vehicle crash that involved two pedestrians. The accident occurred in Guilford Township on a recent Monday in February, Pennsylvania State police said. When a Pennsylvania resident suffers a serious injury in a car accident due to another individual’s negligence, the victim is typically entitled to file a personal injury claim against the at-fault party.