As the first week of 2018 came to an end, many cities were experiencing record-breaking cold temperatures. In New York, AAA reported that its Syracuse and Buffalo call centers were inundated, and stranded motorists had to wait longer than usual for emergency roadside assistance. That’s why it’s essential to have a cold weather driving kit. […]

Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Fatalities

When hospitals need to deliver medicine rapidly to a seriously ill patient, they may use a central line – a tube inserted into the heart. The medicine moves through the tube, and the heart pumps it throughout the body. This procedure can save lives, but it can also cause a central line infection, which in […]

Christmas is just around the corner, and that means many people are preoccupied with shopping, holiday meal planning, and scheduling time to celebrate with friends and family. In the midst of all the excitement, it’s easy to forget about safety, but accidents can and do happen around the holidays. The following tips are intended to […]

In Philadelphia, half of traffic-related injuries and fatalities occur on just 12 percent of the city’s streets. City leaders aim to end that trend, through a project called Vision Zero. Sweden developed the Vision Zero concept, adopting it as national policy in 1997. Leaders there hoped to eliminate traffic-related deaths though a mix of policy […]

In October, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released its fatal traffic crash data for 2016. While some types of fatal traffic crashes decreased from 2015 to 2016, the number of fatalities involving pedestrians, bicycles, and motorcyclists was high. The NHTSA found: •37,461 people died in crashes in 2016, which was an increase of 5.6 […]

Steve Wigrizer demonstrated his trial expertise at the 2017 Annual Medical Malpractice Seminar hosted by the Pennsylvania Association for Justice on November 21, 2017 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel. Steve lectured and demonstrated how to handle plaintiff’s expert on direct and defendant’s expert on cross examination. Steve is a force to be reckoned during these […]

PA Postpartum Malpractice Lawyer

The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate among affluent nations. Every year, about 50,000 women suffer from severe complications of pregnancy, and about 700 women die from complications. A new study has revealed one of the possible reasons for the high maternal mortality rate: Nurses may be unaware of the dangers mothers face […]

Self-Driving Car

In September, the National Transportation Safety Board released findings from its investigation of a fatal Florida crash that occurred in May 2016. The driver who died had engaged the Autopilot feature in his Tesla Model S before crashing into a tractor-trailer. The Tesla Model S isn’t fully autonomous, but its Autopilot feature can brake, steer, […]

Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice Lawyer

A recent survey revealed that many nurses in Pennsylvania are unhappy in their jobs. The Pennsylvania Association of Nurses and Allied Professionals conducted the survey and found that the top complaint in the profession is understaffing – a problem which increases caseloads for nurses and undermines patient safety. Inadequate staffing in the nursing profession isn’t […]

Hurrican Maria Help

For those of us who have loved ones in Puerto Rico, the devastation isn’t just fodder for a news cycle. One of our employees, Jessica, has several family members living in Puerto Rico, and they are facing challenges that reflect the hardship millions of Puerto Ricans are experiencing. We have collected food and money to […]