Wrongful death claims in Pennsylvania can involve a variety of causes, from car accidents and medical malpractice to premises liability.
The Pennsylvania Wrongful Death Act gives families of deceased individuals the right to seek compensation for their loss.
There are differences between a wrongful death claim and a survival action. Learn what they are and whether you can file both.
Spring has arrived in Pennsylvania. With the warmer weather, you are likely to see more motorcyclists on the road. Pennsylvania has nearly 811,000 licensed riders. Therefore, it is crucial to take the motorcycle safety FAQs presented by PennDot’s “Live Free Ride Alive” campaign seriously. These motorcycle safety FAQs are for both riders and motorists. Motorcycle… Read more »
Commercial truck accident injuries can result in a few weeks in a hospital and another couple of months in physical therapy. For some accident victims, injuries caused by a truck crash could require multiple surgeries and many months of challenging and painful therapy. Sadly, some truck accident victims do not survive the crash or their… Read more »
A Warren County car accident on September 25, 2020, resulted in the deaths of two individuals, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. The two-vehicle crash occurred on Route 27 in Pittsfield Township southwest of Youngsville. According to reports, a 72-year-old man driving a 1976 Dodge Dart failed to recognize that traffic in front of him… Read more »
Motorcyclists are well aware of the dangers they face when they rid. Distracted drivers, poor weather, and road debris are just a few of the risks that could result in a motorcycle accident. However, as we approach the Fall seasons in Pennsylvania, there is another danger for motorcyclists who want to enjoy the beautiful fall… Read more »
A wrongful death is a tragic, avoidable incident that causes families great sorrow and emotional pain. Wrongful death claims arise from a variety of accidents and incidents. Examples of events that can lead to a claim for wrongful death include: Car accidents Medical malpractice Truck accidents Motorcycle crashes Dog bites Workplace accidents Pedestrian accidents Boating… Read more »
Hot car deaths are a serious problem in the United States. Each year, our Erie car accident lawyers remind caregivers and parents about the dangers of vehicular heatstroke. It is essential to remind ourselves that the unthinkable can happen to us and learn how to prevent hot car deaths in Erie. How Many Children Die… Read more »
The National Safety Council (NSC) has a free online course to help educate parents and caregivers about the dangers of hot cars and how to prevent hot car deaths. Approximately 38 children die each year in hot vehicles. During 2018, 52 children died of vehicular heatstroke, which is a record high for the past 20… Read more »