PA Park Injury Lawyer

In August 2016, a 3-year-old boy was ejected from his seat while riding the Rollo Coaster ride at Idlewild & SoakZone, in Ligonier, Pennsylvania. The boy suffered serious injuries in the accident, and state officials closed the ride and launched an investigation. The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Division of Amusement Rides and Attractions oversees the […]

PA Airbag Injury Lawyer

It started nine years ago, with 4,000 Hondas. By August 2017, at least 42 million vehicles in the United States from at least 19 automakers had been recalled, due to a potentially deadly defect in Takata air bag inflators. The latest addition came in July, as Takata announced a recall of roughly 2.7 million Ford, […]

PA Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine recently released findings of a study that found a 200 percent increase in recurrent Clostridium difficile infections, between 2001 and 2012. Known familiarly as C. diff, the bacteria that causes intestinal illness kills at least 29,000 people per year. Doctors treat C. diff with antibiotics, […]

PA Product Liability Lawyer

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced in June that of 37 new midsize SUVs it tested, only two had headlights with a “good” rating. IIHS assigns one of four ratings in its safety tests: good, acceptable, marginal, and poor. IIHS engineers measured how much roadway is illuminated as vehicles travel straight and on curves. […]

PA Birth Injury Attorney

A recent study suggests there is some correlation between warmer temperatures and the development of gestational diabetes in pregnant women. Toronto researchers studied 500,000 births in a 12-year period, along with the average temperature in the month preceding a test for diabetes. Women exposed to extreme cold had a rate of gestational diabetes 3 percent […]

PA Post-partum Injury Lawyer

Between 2004 and 2015, 108 infants died due to sleeping on inflatable mattresses. The number of deaths is comparatively small, considering that in 2015, 900 infants died due to suffocation or strangulation in beds. However, inflatable mattresses may pose a greater risk, because parents may be unaware those mattresses are unsafe for babies. Two researchers […]

Pennsylvania Negligent Security Lawyer

Wapner Newman successfully resolved a case in which a man and his friend were attacked in a casino parking garage. The criminals killed the man, seriously wounded his friend, and drove off in the victim’s car. This tragic crime wasn’t the first to occur at that location. Just 16 months earlier, carjackers targeted a casino […]

PA Medical Errors Lawyers

Researchers at Harvard University found that between 1992 and 2014, the number of payouts in medical malpractice cases dropped by 56 percent. But the average dollar value of payouts between 2009 and 2014 was $353,000 – about 23 percent higher than the average payout of $287,000 between 1992 and 1996. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, […]

PA Talcum Powder Injury Lawyer

In its natural state, the mineral talc is often found alongside the mineral asbestos, a substance known to cause cancer in humans. The proximity of those minerals means there is a possibility for asbestos to contaminate talc. Since the 1970s, the manufacture of products containing asbestos has been illegal in the United States. So the […]

PA Bike Accident Lawyer

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data published in March shows that in 2015, 4,976 people died in motorcycle crashes in the United States. That’s an increase of 8 percent over the previous year, but the number of injuries from 2014 to 2013 decreased by 3 percent, to 88,000. May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, so […]