The National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is being sued, along with EH Hospitality Holdings, LLC, and Extended Stay America. The suit is directed at an Extended Stay America hotel, where a man experienced a slip-and-fall accident. The hotel is accused of having a hazardous and dangerous condition that was not posted to warn customers. The dangerous condition referred to was insufficient lighting, surfacing and handrails for a handicap ramp.
There was some tension around three schools in the North Allegheny School District yesterday morning. A report of a suspicious person sparked concerns for student safety and prompted temporary lockdowns at McKnight Elementary, Carson Middle and North Allegheny Intermediate High schools.
It's hard to come by solid estimates about how many drivers, at any given time, are driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Suffice it to say, they are out there. And Pennsylvania authorities know that there are certain days of the week, and certain times of the day, when the numbers run higher.
Recent scientific tests have shown that the plastic red portable gas containers most of us have in our basements or sheds to use for our lawnmowers, or an emergency fuel back-up for our vehicles, may really be portable bombs--fiery explosions just waiting to happen to the unsuspecting.
Septic tank backups are not something you can usually ignore for very long. They usually get worse until you have to have your tank pumped out or at least have a plumber snake out your lines. But when they are clogged just enough so they are only noticeable at times when the water level is high, you might be able to let them go for a bit longer. However, businesses have a responsibility to their patrons and the surrounding public to take care of even small annoyances.