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What Should I Do If My Kid Is Hurt in a School Bus Crash?

Two school bus accidents involving Pennsylvania children made headlines recently. One crash occurred on Interstate 95 as nearly 30 eighth graders from CW Henry School traveled in a bus on their way to Washington DC for a class trip. Between Wilmington and Baltimore, the driver of a Honda Civic lost control of his vehicle when he tried to pass the school bus, causing him to clip the front of the school vehicle. The bus overturned, hit an embankment and crashed into a tree. The aftermath of the CW Henry School bus accident was chaotic. Approximately 150 students, teachers, parent chaperones and first responders congregated at the accident scene. There were children being loaded into ambulances and others who adults were attempting to keep clear of the horrific crash site. A student and a teacher had to be airlifted to the hospital following the crash. Reportedly, 29 people were injured in…
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Are Dodge Ram Pickup Trucks Safe? Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.25 Million Dodge Ram Trucks Because of a Deadly Software Glitch

Recently, Fiat Chrysler recalled 1.25 million Dodge Ram pickup trucks because of a potentially deadly software glitch that can lead to the seatbelts and airbags in Dodge pickups failing to work during crashes. In the video below, auto defect attorney Stewart Eisenberg discusses what can happen to vehicle occupants if the seatbelts fail to work during a car accident.

Will the Engineer in the Amtrak Train No. 188 Derailment Face Charges?

Update: The Pennsylvania Attorney General has stepped in and will be filing charges against the engineer in the deadly Amtrak Train No. 188 derailment. We will be updating our blog with more information as it becomes available. Recently, WPVI-TV reported on news regarding the 2015 Amtrak Train No. 188 crash that claimed the lives of eight people and left around 200 others injured. Reportedly, the Amtrak engineer who was speeding prior to the deadly derailment will not face criminal charges. According to WPVI-TV, the engineer could not be charged because prosecutors could not prove that his speeding was the result of “conscious disregard”. Federal investigators concluded that the reason the engineer was operating the train at 106 mph while on a curve with a 50-mph speed limit is because he was distracted and lost track of his location. Reportedly, the engineer became distracted after hearing news that someone had thrown…
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