No doubt our Philadelphia readers remember the news headlines a few years back reporting that defects in some Toyota vehicles had lead to a number of fatal car accidents and subsequent wrongful death lawsuits. Well the first of those wrongful death suits has been settled and according to reports, there…

Nursing home neglect is a very unfortunate and uncomfortable reality. However, it is not simply the elderly that can suffer at the hands of this abuse. There are instances in which individuals that suffer traumatic brain injuries, very often stemming from serious car accidents, will be confined to a nursing…

Whenever a patient undergoes surgery, a very important relationship of trust is built between them and the doctors, nurses, and assistants in the operating room. Everyday across America, surgeons perform near-miracles that save the lives and limbs of men and women of all ages. Conversely, surgery procedures also expose patients…

When Pennsylvania residents say goodbye to the summer, they may hope to continue their sun-kissed look with the use of indoor tanning beds. However, according to recent research not only are tanning beds less safe than being out in the sun, the dangerous equipment can actually lead to deadly cancer….

Millions of people across the nation, including here in Philadelphia, rely on public transportation. Unfortunately, bus accidents are a significant source of serious injury and death. Nationally, it is estimated that around 63,000 bus accidents occur every year. If you multiply 63,000 by the average number of passengers on a…

A car crash that occurred early this week between two Philadelphia drivers regrettably proved fatal. It appears that the two men involved, ages 25 and 38 years old, were operating their respective vehicles when for reasons that remain under investigation, the parties collided. The 25-year-old was pronounced dead at the…

According to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, there are around 6 million Americans that presently live with some level of paralysis. A significant number of individuals living with paralysis in the country, including Pennsylvania, suffered an accident that injured their spinal cord. In such accidents, less than 1 percent…

At least 23 people have died and another 300 have been stricken ill after tainted steroid medication caused a fungal meningitis outbreak earlier this month. Health officials say that as many as 14,000 people may have come into contact with the dangerous drugs, which means the death and sickness tolls…