Year: 2011

Sources report that a disabled man received serious burns in an out-of-state group care center when a healthcare worker in a nursing home neglect incident left him unattended in a scalding hot shower. The 22-year-old quadriplegic patient is blind, has cerebral palsy and cannot speak. He has lived with these…

This holiday season, the family of a plastics factory worker will be mourning a tragic loss. A 57-year-old woman was killed in a truck accident while on a smoke break at her Philadelphia place of work. According to reports, the fatal crash occurred after 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday. It was…

If you have been at a baby shower in the past few years, you have likely seen the expecting mommy open what has become a very popular child product. It’s called the Bumbo Baby Sitter, and at first glance seems to be something that is harmless. But lots of seemingly…

Last week, the seemingly inevitable happened. An alleged sexual abuse victim of Penn State’s former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky came forward and filed negligence lawsuits against Sandusky, Penn State and The Second Mile charity. Sandusky started the charity in 1977 and supposedly met many of his alleged victims through the…

Negligence comes in many forms. That’s true when it comes to matters of medical malpractice as well. NPR reports that there is something that both medical professionals and patients can do to avoid potentially fatal problems such as missed diagnosis. Communication needs to improve. What does that mean? It means…

Accidents that happen as a result of a drunk driver are not accidents at all. People who make the decision to drive after drinking knowingly endanger everyone else on the road. When innocent victims are killed due to these actions, a drunk driver must be held accountable. Holding those responsible…

Car accidents happen all the time, and usually the other driver is a total stranger. But once in a while, the person is someone you recognize, perhaps even a celebrity, which can cause some people to react strangely. That is apparently what happened to a pickup truck driver in Pocopson…

Justice might not feel like we thought it would when we lose a loved one to someone’s negligence. The pain of loss doesn’t disappear just because someone is put in jail or required to pay damages. Whether a Pennsylvania family who lost their loved one in a drunk driving accident…