Year: 2014

Car accidents involving drunk drivers often tend to dominate the headlines. Yet while most in Philadelphia don’t think twice about driving responsibly when it comes to alcohol, few give as much thought to allowing themselves to become distracted while driving. According to the CDC, nearly one on every five reported…

No one in Philadelphia ever suspects that they’ll fall victim to a potentially dangerous product. Yet according to data collected by the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 13,255,700 Americans were injured by dangerous or defective products in 2012 alone. These products…

Despite advances in obstetrical science, childbirth can still be a complicated process. Yet many in Philadelphia still perceive the delivery of a baby to be a routine procedure, and thus are shocked when complications do occur. Such complications can be catastrophic due to the fragile nature of unborn babies, often…

The saddest part of those accidents that leave Philadelphia residents with brain injuries is the lasting effect that such injuries can have on victims lives. Some may never recover the cognitive functions or skills that they had prior to their actions, impacting their potential to support themselves and their families…

Patients in Philadelphia enjoy access to the finest healthcare system in the world. Yet even with all of the advances made in modern medicine, simple factors such as open communication between doctors and patients still have a dramatic effect on treatment outcomes. When the two sides fail to communicate effectively,…

No one in Philadelphia doubts the valuable service that law enforcement officials provide for the community. Yet what should be remembered is that these men and women are still bound by the same constraints of the law as the general population is. While they may be granted certain exceptions while…