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Swimming Pools Pose a New Danger for Pennsylvania Residents

July 24, 2020

Pennsylvania residents, like many across the country, have been looking for alternative ways to have fun during this unprecedented time. One common summer activity that has increased in popularity over the past several months is swimming. The NPD Group, a market research company, reported that pool sales have increased by more than 160 percent this year. The reason why is…
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Two Women Injured After Car Crashes Into Coraopolis Storefront

July 15, 2020

It was a harrowing scene at 2:00am this morning as a car crashed into a storefront in Coraopolis, PA. Police say that there were two women in the vehicle at the time of the accident who had to later be cut from the wreckage after becoming trapped inside. Both women, whose names and ages have yet to be released, were…
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U.S. Department of Transportation Calls Pedestrian Deaths “Preventable Tragedies”

July 10, 2020

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, road fatalities saw a significant decrease from 2009 through 2018. Despite this decrease, pedestrian deaths have actually increased by a shocking 53% in 2018. U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Elaine L. Chao called these pedestrian deaths “preventable tragedies” during a national webinar for transportation officials this past Wednesday. The Governors Highway Safety Association said…
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Seeking Damages From a Landlord for a Slip and Fall Injury

July 1, 2020

When you choose to rent a home or apartment, you expect it to be safe. You expect that your landlord will maintain your house in a way that is safe and free of any risk. When they don’t, you and your family may be at risk. If you slip and fall, you may be left with expensive and time-consuming injuries.…
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Landowner Liability Involving Trespassers In Pennsylvania

July 1, 2020

Typically, a landowner owes a duty under Pennsylvania law, at a minimum, to refrain from intentionally or recklessly injuring a visitor to the property and to warn of dangerous conditions on the property that pose a risk to life and limb. Certain visitors to property, such as customers of a store or restaurant, are owed a higher duty by property…
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Can I Sue If My Pet Was Injured On Someone Else’s Property

May 28, 2020

You are probably not going to like this, but in the eyes of the law, a pet is property. As such, it will be treated as property regardless of what legal action you pursue. In many cases, victims of a pet injury would have more success by seeking a remedy directly from the responsible party rather than through a premises…
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What Is the Statute of Limitations on a Workplace Injury?

May 20, 2020

If you have been injured at work, you should be mindful of the time limits the law places on making a claim for compensation for your injuries and damages. Waiting too long to file a claim for a workplace injury may cause you to lose out on important rights and critical sources of financial recovery. Steps to Take After a…
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2nd Woman Dies in Storefront Crash in Butler County

May 19, 2020

The Middlesex Township police department announced the death of a 36-year old woman after she succumbed to her injuries after the vehicle she was in crashed into a convenience store this past weekend. Patricia Collins, 36, was pronounced dead on Sunday, May 17 at UPMC Presbyterian. Another passenger, Kimberly Young, 39, died at the scene of the crash. Young was…
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3 Things NOT to Do During a Personal Injury Claim

April 29, 2020

There’s a lot of advice out there about how to be successful when you’re seeking out a personal injury lawsuit. When you’re going through litigation, there are a few important things you want to avoid doing, too. Learn about the most common mistakes individuals make while going through a personal injury lawsuit and how to avoid them below. Related blog:…
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Third Circuit Affirms Award of Underinsured Motorist Benefits

April 29, 2020

In the recent case of Kirkpatrick v. GEICO Casualty Company, the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a federal district court judgment that awarded underinsured motorist benefits to a car accident victim and his wife. Injured Car Accident Victim Seek Uninsured Motorist Benefits Ronnie Kirkpatrick was injured in a car accident that was determined to be solely the other…
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