Woman Claims She Fell Due To Gas Stations Dangerous Property

Woman claims she fell due to gas station’s dangerous property A sudden fall in Pennsylvania can dramatically impact a person’s life, leading to injuries that can require a large amount of time and money to address. One person in another state recently fell on what she calls dangerous property at a gas station. The woman is now suing the local service…
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What Are Slip Fall Accidents

What are slip & fall accidents? At Goodrich and Geist, we often receive inquiries asking us to explain the laws behind slip & fall accidents. With winter knocking on our door, days shortening, and patches of ice already covering parts of some roads and sidewalks, we have decided to give our readers a brief overview of what we mean when…
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Filing Lawsuits After Fires Or Explosions

Filing lawsuits after fires or explosions When homes in Pennsylvania are subject to fires or explosions, the resulting losses are sometimes difficult to come to terms with. Not only can loved ones and family pets perish in the blaze, but irreplaceable items with great sentimental value may be lost forever. Even if all family members escape a fire without injury,…
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Couple Alleges That Dangerous Property Led To Womans Injuries

Couple alleges that dangerous property led to woman’s injuries A slip-and-fall accident can lead to unexpected injuries that can result in the loss of wages and other financial challenges. In one such case, a Pennsylvania couple is suing a newspaper’s owners, as well as a cultural center, after the woman suffered a number of injuries in a slip-and-fall accident on the…
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Teens And Fatal Car Accidents

Teens and fatal car accidents Pennsylvania parents hoping to reduce the odds of seeing their children suffer from fatal car accidents can take one important step–be sure that their teen motorists are driving with adults 21 years of age or older, and that they’re not driving with passengers who are also teens. The Associated Press recently reported on a study by the…
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Truck Accidents And Fmcsa Requirements

Truck accidents and FMCSA requirements Drivers of commercial trucks have a lot of responsibilities. Due to a commercial tractor trailer’s size and weight, truck accidents are particularly dangerous and often result in serious injuries or death. In response to several recent high-profile truck accidents, the federal agency tasked with regulating the safety and use of commercial tractor trailers and smaller…
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Wrongful Death At Prisons A Serious Issue

Wrongful death at prisons a serious issue Prison inmates have rights. This is often forgotten by the people who care for them. Some of these people, who struggled through a hard time in their life or were caught up in the wrong crowd at the wrong time, end up paying the ultimate price when they are not properly cared for…
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Injuries Can Result From Use Of Dangerous Property

Injuries can result from use of dangerous property A slip-and-fall accident can turn a routine trip to an office building or to the grocery store into a dangerous one. These types of accidents can quickly cause costly injuries that can be physically, financially and emotionally painful. A property owner in Pennsylvania may be held liable for the injuries that one…
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Fatal Car Accidents On The Decline According To Penndot

Fatal car accidents on the decline, according to PennDoT PennDoT recently published a report indicating that Pennsylvania roads and car accidents may no longer be as synonymous as they once were. Statistics displayed that, while nearly 1300 lost their lives in motor vehicle accidents in 2013, the numbers each year for car accidents and car accident deaths are steadily declining. Although this is…
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People Hurt On Someones Dangerous Property Have Legal Options

People hurt on someone’s dangerous property have legal options Although a car accident or work accident often comes to mind when people think about the possibility of getting seriously injured, something as simple as walking onto a piece property can result in equally serious injuries. Unfortunately, not all property owners in Pennsylvania ensure that their properties are safe for their visitors….
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