Category: Personal Injury

PA Personal Injury Attorneys

When people are injured, they may think they can handle matters on their own. But it’s not as simple as filing an insurance claim and waiting for a check to arrive. To get the best outcome, you’re going to need legal help. Here are 6 reasons to hire a personal injury attorney: You need flawless […]

PA Black Friday Injury Attorney

The day after Thanksgiving – Black Friday – is one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Some stores open before dawn, welcoming throngs of people who have been waiting outside for hours. For many people, hitting the post-Thanksgiving sales with family and friends is a holiday tradition. But in recent years, that tradition […]

Pennsylvania Medicare Ambulance Fraud

In September, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania charged the owner of a Philadelphia ambulance company with 15 counts of health care fraud for billing Medicare $1.25 million for unnecessary services. The indictment alleges the man recruited dialysis patients who needed three treatments a week, so he could transport them to […]

Halloween Safety

It’s that time of year again – when Styrofoam tombstones pop up in front yards and spooky spiderwebs seem to swallow-up shrubs. Halloween is a holiday for kids and kids-at-heart. But before the fun begins, before heading out to collect candy or attend a party, it’s good to keep in mind some tips that’ll keep […]

Storm Injuries

On Oct. 7, at least 11 dams in South Carolina had failed after more than 20 inches of rain fell over some parts of the state in just a few days. The rains came from Hurricane Joaquin, and even though the storm didn’t make landfall in South Carolina, storm-related floodwaters resulted in at least 14 […]


In June 2015, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced its assessment of a $940 thousand fine against a Chevron subsidiary, stemming from a fatal explosion in 2014. The DEP found the company had violated several laws, some of which contributed to the explosion that killed a contractor. The fine is one of the largest […]

Train Accident Injuries

If you commute by train, you may need to find another way to get to the office next year. December 31, 2015, is the deadline for railroads to complete upgrades required by the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008. The act requires railroads to install positive train control (PTC) systems that slow or stop trains […]

Chimney Safety Week

Chimney fires can be sudden and explosive, or long-lasting smoldering fires that either burn out or seep through masonry to ignite a home’s wood frame. Homeowners may be unaware of small fires that occur high in a chimney, and those fires could undermine the structural integrity of the chimney, increasing the risk of a serious […]

In July, a West Chester University employee tested positive for Legionnaire’s disease, a severe form of pneumonia caused by legionella bacteria. A subsequent investigation found “higher-than-acceptable” levels of the bacteria in eight campus buildings. When an outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease occurs, it can usually be traced to some industrial or professional setting, where improperly maintained […]

In July 2015, furniture retailer IKEA and the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a free repair program for customers who owned certain models of IKEA’s MALM dressers. The repair kit contains hardware consumers can use to secure the dressers to a wall. The announcement came after IKEA and the CPSC received several reports of IKEA’s […]