Following too closely is one of the worst problems on the road. Rather than allow a cushion of 3-4 seconds, drivers tailgate and end up colliding with the vehicle in front of them. Rear end collisions are also common in parking lots, where cars are closely packed together. If you’ve suffered rear-end accident injuries, then…

A hernia occurs whenever an organ or fatty tissue pushes through a weak spot in a muscle wall, usually in the abdomen or the groin. To treat the hernia, a doctor usually inserts mesh to reinforce the muscle wall and prevent a hernia from developing again. Unfortunately, there are many complications to surgery, and mesh…

Companies often use vehicles to deliver goods to customers or for their employees to use as part of their day-to-day activities. Other companies are in the transportation business, so moving people around is what they do to get paid. With so many commercial vehicles on the road, accidents are bound to happen. However, these accidents…

Rideshare companies Lyft and Uber continue to increase in popularity in Philadelphia. However, these vehicles get into accidents just like traditional taxi cabs, leaving passengers and others with serious injuries that warrant immediate medical attention. Have you been in a Lyft or Uber accident? If so, you could receive compensation, but you need to take…

After a car accident, you should call the police to send an officer to the scene. The officer will write up a traffic accident report, which the insurance companies will want to see to help them assess liability for the crash. These reports are usually available two to three weeks after the accident. But, how…

Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation system allows injured workers to quickly access benefits when they have been injured on the job. Workers’ compensation benefits are “no fault,” which means that a worker qualifies for them even if he or she is to blame for the accident. One advantage of workers’ compensation is that you can get reasonably…

In law school, students are taught that there are 4 elements of negligence: duty, breach of duty, damages, and causation. Essentially, you can bring a lawsuit for negligence if the defendant had a duty to be careful around you, the defendant breached that duty of care, you suffered injury, and the defendant’s conduct was the…

Medical errors now stand as one of the leading causes of death in the country. In fact, recent research out of Johns Hopkins University has shown that medical errors have climbed to #3 on the list. Many thousands more are severely injured even if they survive the incompetent treatment. In Pennsylvania, you can receive compensation…

Car accidents happen too often because of another person’s careless behavior. When motor vehicle crashes do occur, other drivers, vehicle occupants, pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists can suffer severe and even life-threatening car accident injuries. If you or someone you love recently got hurt in a collision, it is important to speak with a Pennsylvania car…

Nobody should expect to have a medical condition worsen because of a misdiagnosis, or to receive unnecessary and invasive treatment as a result of a misdiagnosis. However, diagnostic injuries happen more often than they should, and these mistakes frequently are the basis for medical malpractice lawsuits. If you were recently misdiagnosed, you should be asking…