Personal Injury

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Children may be placed into foster homes when they are taken away from parents who are deemed neglectful, abusive or dangerous by the authorities. Public and private foster care agencies are responsible for providing these children temporary shelter until they can be placed into new homes. These agencies are responsible for providing…

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More than 180 women claim they were sexually assaulted while receiving treatments at Massage Envy, a national chain of day-spas. Massage Envy has grown into a multibillion-dollar business that operates more than 1,170 franchise locations in 49 states. The claims were uncovered by a BuzzFeed News investigation, which gathered information…

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Some vehicles have hazards that are not picked up by recalls. In some cases, these hazards may only become public knowledge after they have already caused serious injuries or deaths. Power car windows for example. According to KidsandCars.org, powered windows have killed or maimed thousands of children. A recent case…

The Washington Post recently reported on a deadly incident that occurred at a hotel involving a swimming pool carbon monoxide leak. Per the article in the Post, 12 people were injured and a 13-year-old boy died as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning. The incident took place at an indoor pool at a…

An early morning house fire in Pemberton Township, Burlington County, New Jersey caused one fatality. Around 5:45 am on Friday, the fire ignited in the attic area of the house. The identity of the victim has not been released, and it is uncertain if any other individuals were injured in the…

When people hear the term “premises liability”, scenarios such as slip and fall accidents in the grocery store typically come to mind. The customer has a reasonable expectation that the store will not be an unsafe place to do his or her shopping. The storeowner has invited the public in…

Traumatic brain injuries often keep those in Philadelphia who suffer from them from ever enjoying the quality of life that they’d become accustomed to prior to the injury occurring. In many cases, the victims of these injuries will require continuous medical treatment or possibly even lifelong care. Having to deal…