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 […]

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 […]