Intersection Accidents

Intersection Accidents

Intersections are among the most dangerous and common places were car collisions happen, and the reasons are as varied as the types of intersections we encounter. Call a Philadelphia Lawyer today if you had an accident at an intersection as a motorist or pedestrian.

Damages Resulting from Negligent or Inadequate Security

Damages Resulting from Negligent or Inadequate Security

The average American probably does not think about security very often, at least in terms of security offered by someone else. But in the landscape of the world today, security is almost always around us, whether we know it or not. Over our shoulder, protecting us...
New Vehicle Safety Systems and Accident Avoidance

New Vehicle Safety Systems and Accident Avoidance

There is an urban myth that began in the 1970’s about new-at-the-time automotive technology- cruise control. By various tellings, the gist of the myth is that a person who recently purchased a recreational vehicle got to freeway speeds, set the cruise control, and got...
Preventing Slip, Trip and Fall Accidents -Know Your Rights and What To Do

Preventing Slip, Trip and Fall Accidents -Know Your Rights and What To Do

We have all done it at some point in our lives, casually going about our business when some unexpected obstacle seems to just materialize right in our path, causing us to trip or slip and fall down. In many cases, it simply is embarrassing, particularly when an accidental fall happens in public. Shockingly, slip, trip and fall accidents are among the most deadly type of preventable accident worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that slips, trips and falls are the second most common cause of preventable death world wide, killing over 646,000 people annually.Slip and fall and trip and fall accidents do not just happen. While it often seems like our own fault when we fall, and many of us do not want to blame someone else for our perceived carelessness, it is of paramount importance to realize that if one person encounters a situation that causes a fall, the likelihood another person will have an accident in the same situation is drastically more likely. Failing to report an accidental slip, trip or fall because of embarrassment or because no injury happened is extremely common.

Discrimination and Unjustified Use of Force by Law Enforcement

Discrimination and Unjustified Use of Force by Law Enforcement

There are many ways residents of Philadelphia may run afoul of law enforcement, from serious criminal violations to cases of mistaken identity, to being in the wrong place at the wrong time. In some instances, Pennsylvanians may even find themselves in police custody...
Insurance Claims While Driving an Employer’s Vehicle

Insurance Claims While Driving an Employer’s Vehicle

We live in a mobile society where just about any goods or services imaginable can be delivered to our door. So, it is unsurprising to learn that thousands of employees work in jobs that require them to drive a company owned vehicle. They drive vehicles like delivery...
Falls in Hospitals and Nursing Homes

Falls in Hospitals and Nursing Homes

The golden years, we dream and plan for our entire working life about what we will do when we get there. The relaxation offered by retirement and the time to actually enjoy the little things. Plus, there is will be plenty of time to do all those little things you...

Under-Inflating Your Tires this Winter Can Kill You

When I was learning to drive, my teacher instructed us that in certain conditions, it is better to let some air out of your tires to improve traction. The idea was that by letting a little air out, the tires would sag, allowing more of the tire to come in contact with...