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Which Philadelphia Cars are Least Likely to Have Auto Accidents?

Philadelphia and Allentown, Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Mon, 07/14/2014

Our attorneys were intrigued to learn recently that bigger vehicles are not necessarily better when it comes to avoiding auto accidents on Philadelphia's traffic-clogged streets.

Among the safest cars on the road this year, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), are such "small cars" as the 2014 Honda Civic 4-door sedan, the 2014 Mazda 3, and the 2014 Toyota Prius.

Drug Abuse: One More Reason for Nursing Home Vigilance

Philadelphia and Allentown, Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Mon, 07/07/2014

As Pennsylvania caregivers monitor their loved ones living in nursing homes for any signs of abuse, which may include inadequate resident hygiene or inexplicable physical injuries, one more issue to be aware of is the misuse or abuse of prescription medications.

Attorneys for the AARP recently supported a class-action lawsuit on behalf of the family of deceased Ventura, Calif. nursing home resident Patricia Thomas. Thomas suffered from Alzheimer's disease and was placed in nursing home care after sustaining a broken pelvis.

Pennsylvania Auto Accidents Rise With the Thermometer

Philadelphia and Allentown, Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Sat, 07/05/2014

At Wapner Newman, we know that the risk of getting into an auto accident in Pennsylvania goes up as we head into the dog days of summer.

More car crashes result in death during the months of July, August and September than any other months of the year, according to the 2010 auto accident statistics compiled by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (DOT).

Fireworks, Personal Injury and Pennsylvania's Fourth of July

Philadelphia and Allentown, Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Wed, 07/02/2014

Pennsylvania law prohibits the use of Consumer and Display Fireworks by anyone without a permit. But here at Wapner Newman, we are aware of personal injury cases around the country that are the result of fireworks-related negligence.

What Are the Risks of Going to Trial for Personal Injury?

Philadelphia and Allentown, Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Mon, 06/30/2014

Sustaining a personal injury can change your life forever. When you file a lawsuit against the careless person or organization that caused your injury, your case can go to trial, or it may be settled out of court.

When do I Need a Medical Malpractice Attorney?

Philadelphia and Allentown, Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Fri, 06/27/2014

When you seek treatment from a doctor or hospital, you expect to receive proper care, or at the very least not to leave in worse condition than when you arrived. But far too often, medical care professionals fail to look out for their patients’ best interests, and when this happens, it’s the victims that pay the price. The New Jersey medical malpractice attorneys at Wapner Newman represent victims of medical malpractice every day, and we stand ready to serve you.

How to Identify Traumatic Brain Injury

Philadelphia and Allentown, Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Thu, 06/26/2014

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are some of the most debilitating injuries one can suffer. Complications from TBIs often last a lifetime, and it’s not just the victim’s quality of life that permanently changes. Families of the victim often have to assume caretaker roles, affecting their day-to-day lives as well. The Pennsylvania injury attorneys at Wapner Newman fight for the rights of traumatic brain injury victims every day.

GM Recall Affects More Drivers

Philadelphia and Allentown, Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Tue, 06/24/2014

General Motors recently issued a series of recalls related to faulty ignition switches, adding another 3.36 million vehicles to the already sizable number of cars and trucks already recalled. This brings the total number of recalled vehicles to an astonishing 44 million. The Pennsylvania accident lawyers at Wapner Newman hold companies like GM accountable when they carelessly elevate profits over safety.

Seatbelts and Car Accidents

Philadelphia and Allentown, Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Wed, 05/28/2014

Central Pennsylvania authorities often see car accidents where victims are not wearing seatbelts. In one instance, there were 2 young people killed (a 30-year-old and a 21-year-old) when their southbound SUV careened out of control and hit a utility pole. According to the coroner's report for this accident, the victims were not wearing their seatbelts.

Partners named to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list for 2014

Philadelphia and Allentown, Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Wed, 05/28/2014

Wapner Newman congratulates partners, Marc G. Brecher and Steven G. Wigrizer for being named to the 2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list. This is the 10th year Mr. Brecher was selected and the 11th year Mr. Wigrizer was selected. To speak with either for a free consultation, please call (215) 569-0900.

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