Year: 2014

In Philadelphia, driving under the influence is considered a serious crime that can come with some stiff penalties. For a first time offense, a driver can be sentenced to months of probation and hundreds of dollars in fines. If the driver’s blood alcohol level is high, a prison sentence may…

Car accidents are rarely simple affairs. They often involve multiple cars, multiple stories, injuries, property damage and more. It is often up to police to sort out the complicated series of events to determine what happened and why. This task may be extremely difficult for local investigators following a recent…

When a woman goes to the hospital in Philadelphia to deliver her baby, she has the right to expect that she will be properly cared for and her health and the health of her unborn baby will be monitored. After all, the whole point of delivering in a hospital is…

There are few types of car accidents in Philadelphia that are harder to understand than hit-and-runs, especially where someone is critically injured and needs medical attention right away. It is unbelievable that someone could cause an accident and then leave the scene without making sure the others involved are alright….

Many elderly people living in nursing homes are among the most vulnerable people. They trust their Philadelphia caregivers with their lives. Unfortunately, some people take advantage of the situation and commit elder abuse, preying on individuals who cannot defend themselves. As one recent case reminds us, it is important for…

Parents will often go to great lengths to keep their children safe. While in the car, this often means using an age-appropriate car seat or booster seat to make sure the child is protected from injuries in case of an accident. However, in order to be most effective these child…