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October 2014 Archives

Treatments for spinal cord injuries

While fun to ride, motorcycles can cause catastrophic injuries, especially when an accident is caused by a larger motor vehicle. Motorcycles do not give riders the same protection that larger cars give drivers. Therefore, even minor motorcycle accidents can lead to serious injuries. Common injuries can include broken bones, road rash and head injuries.

Motorcyclist and passenger injured in Pennsylvania accident

As the weather gets cooler and the days get shorter, motorcycle season in Pennsylvania will soon be at its end. In the meantime, riding a motorcycle is as dangerous as ever. Negligent drivers all over the state can cause a serious motorcycle accident in just seconds.

Pennsylvania employers and workers' compensation insurance

People may know that when they are injured on the job that they can be entitled to workers' compensation. This compensation can help cover medical expenses, lost wages and other costs caused by a workplace accident.

How often do truck drivers have to take breaks?

Large trucks are blamed for many accidents in Pennsylvania. These trucks cause serious accidents for a variety of reasons. However, many Pennsylvania residents may be aware that truck driver fatigue often factors into truck accidents. You may know that truck drivers are pushed my truck companies to drive as much as possible in the shortest amount of time. This shortens both shipping times and costs. However, it can sacrifice the safety of others on the roads.

The right approach after a Pennsylvania slip and fall accident

In a recent post here, we explained the duty that property owners have to invitees. As this post explained, commercial businesses have a duty to keep their property safe so that people do not get hurt. This duty includes the responsibility to look for hazards that they might not be aware of. Preventing slip and fall accidents falls under this responsibility.

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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