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December 2012 Archives

Accident kills worker in Bradford County

There are some jobs that carry a higher risk of injuries than others. One of those jobs is construction work. Even if every safety measure is taken, there is a higher risk of a construction site accident than other types of workplace accidents. When an employee is injured at a construction site, the accident victim may suffer serious injuries. These injuries could cause lifelong issues costing employees and their families thousands of dollars.

Woman sues Disney World over dangerous property condition

Pennsylvanians go into public every day and trust that property owners are doing basic maintenance to keep them safe. One place where extraordinary trust is needed is at amusement parks where the large number of people, rides and structures could easily cause an accident if proper caution is not taken. These accidents, including slip and fall accidents, can easily cause serious bodily injury.

Study shows dangers and costs of motorcycle accidents

Most people understand that riding a motorcycle in Pennsylvania involves risks. However, a recent study shows just how great those risks can be. According to the study, motorcycle accidents carry a higher risk of catastrophic injuries. The study was conducted by the Government Accountability Office and shows that motorcyclists are 30 times more likely to die in an accident than an automobile driver.

Two dead after car crash in Towanda Township

When a person is killed suddenly, that person's family will almost certainly be devastated. They will be left to pick up the pieces and move on without that person. While any death is tragic, when a death is caused by another person's negligence it can be even more upsetting. Many accidental deaths can happen during a car crash especially when the other driver is negligent or driving drunk.

Commonwealth v. Candice Steinbacher – Motion for Judgement Acquittal Granted

Motion for Judgment of Acquittal for a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) prosecution was granted by Lycoming County President Judge Nancy L. Butts, after Attorney Kyle Rude argues that the Commonwealth could not prove Ms. Steinbacher was in actual physical control of a motor vehicle. Ms. Steinbacher was arrested after Williamsport City Police believed she switched seats with her boyfriend in order to avoid an arrest for DUI.

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