Category: Personal Injury

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral fiber that is strong and heat-resistant, which is why manufacturers use it to make insulation. It is also a substance that’s known to cause cancer. At one point, most products containing asbestos were banned in the United States. But in 1991, a court vacated the sweeping ban on asbestos, […]

Silhouette of Person With Brain Waves in Background

Every March, the Brain Injury Association of America conducts a public outreach campaign as part of Brain Injury Awareness Month. The campaigns have a specific focus for three consecutive years, and this year marks the beginning of the “Change Your Mind” campaign. The BIAA this year will highlight the fact that abusing opioid medications can […]

Bike Accident

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 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 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 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 […]

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 Daycare Injury Lawyer

We try as parents to keep our kids safe. From teaching them about dealing with strangers to the importance of wearing a helmet when riding their bicycle, life is full of lessons intended to keep them out of harm’s way. Daycare should be an extension of those lessons, a place of comfort and protection. While […]

PA Premises Attorney Lawyer

In the winter, slip-and-fall injuries increase some hospitals’ emergency room traffic by 500 percent. And, according to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, stress fractures in the foot are one of the most common injuries in the winter. Ankle injuries are also common in the winter. Stress fractures are tiny cracks in the […]