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Defective Products Kill Young Man Dies When Car Jack Fails

Defective products kill: young man dies when car jack fails When we use machinery and devices that are put into place to keep us safe, we expect those devices to do the job they were manufactured to do. When those devices or products fail and seriously injure or kill someone, the fault lies with the product’s manufacturer and/or the business…
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Sleep Deprived Drivers Cause Car Accidents

Sleep-deprived drivers cause car accidents A person who is sleep-deprived behind the wheel is just as likely to cause a car accident as someone impaired by alcohol. The National Transportation Safety Board has been on a mission since 1967 to educate the country on the dangers of sleep fatigue. The NTSB proposes safety guidelines to federal and state governments as well as…
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Wage And Hour Paid Time

Wage and hour paid time Throughout the world, there are people who do not get paid for the work they do. Fortunately for us, we live in the United States and shouldn’t have to worry about wage and hour laws. Or so we would think. The truth is that many people in this country are not paid what they are…
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Determining Fault In A Pennsylvania Slip And Fall Case

Determining fault in a Pennsylvania slip-and-fall case When determining who was at fault for a slip-and-fall accident, there are several questions that may be asked to come to a conclusion. First, it must be established that the property owner knew about a potential safety hazard and did nothing to fix it. Second, it must be determined that a reasonable person…
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Pa Motorcycle Accident Attorneys

PA motorcycle accident attorneys Pennsylvania State Police reportedly suspect that alcohol played a role in a Nov. 8 accident that claimed the life of a motorcyclist. According to police, drunk-driving charges are pending against one of the motorists involved in the incident. The accident occurred at about 6 p.m. on Main Street in Boswell Borough. The motorcyclist, a 23-year-old man,…
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Wage And Hour Employee Misclassification

Wage and hour employee misclassification Recently, we have been posting blogs on the subject of wage and hour laws. There are tens of thousands of workers in the United States today who aren’t being paid what they are due for their time and hard work. It happens across the board, but it is most prevalent in the gas and oil…
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The Variety Of Burn Classifications

The variety of burn classifications For those who suffer a burn injury on a property located in Pennsylvania, it may be worthwhile to understand the severity of such an injury. While there are technically four burn degrees, most doctors use a chart that has three. Both classification charts are correct. A first degree burn is a burn that includes only…
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Pittsburgh Wage And Hour Independent Contractor Attorneys

Pittsburgh wage and hour independent contractor attorneys Wage and hour class action and individual lawsuits have been popping up all over the country of late. This is especially true in the oil and gas industry, where people who work as pumpers, drivers, and oilfield engineers are being grossly underpaid by their employers. There are several types of ways employers classify…
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Pittsburgh Wage And Hour Day Rate Attorneys

Pittsburgh wage and hour “day rate” attorneys Employers from around the country in all types of lines of work are being subjected to salary and hourly work class action claims for unpaid and underpaid employees’ wages. The oil and gas industry may be the worst, leading all other industries is unpaid wages. It’s truly an epidemic in states where fracking…
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Senior Citizens Car Accidents Rising In Pennsylvania

Senior citizens car accidents rising in Pennsylvania The number of fatal car accidents that involve older drives is on the rise in Pennsylvania, and state officials believe the trend is likely to continue as the senior citizen population in Pennsylvania continues to grow. The safety issue for older drivers is especially critical to the state because, according to the Pennsylvania Department of…
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