Last summer, a Pennsylvania woman was killed after a car crashed into the back of the motorcycle that she and her husband were riding. The motorcycle accident caused the woman to sustain serious injuries that led to her death.
There are a lot of things that can contribute to the cause of an accident. An accident can be the result of a faulty brake on the vehicle itself to a driver's limited visibility. In other instances, a driver who is intoxicated behind the wheel can cause a crash.
There are a lot of things to consider if you are injured in a work accident. Even a minor injury can cause a lot of pain, not to mention that it can force you to miss work while you recover. Some injuries also require future treatment. In the event of a work-related injury, employees are entitled to workers' compensation.
During the winter months, Pennsylvania drivers will likely see trucks driving on the roads carrying large loads of salt. The salt is typically used on icy roads in order to ensure safer conditions for drivers.
Over two years ago, a crash between a car and a motorcycle in Delmont, Pennsylvania, claimed the life of a motorcyclist. This week, the man who caused the accident was sentenced to prison for the next three to six years after pleading guilty to vehicular homicide. The victim's family members were present in the courtroom.
The debate: should recording devices be allowed in hospital delivery rooms? Some say yes, they should be allowed because the birth of a child is an incredible moment for proud parents. Some disagree saying that video cameras can be intrusive and in the way as delivery room staff tries to do their job.
A car accident can change the course of many people's lives in an instant. For two men in Pennsylvania, a car accident did just that. In late 2009, a man lost his wife and son in a car crash after another vehicle struck theirs. The driver of the other vehicle, who also has a family, was trying to pass the man's car in a no-passing zone.
This past week, the upper Midwest and East Coast were hit by snow storms. In Pennsylvania earlier this week, residents experienced an ice storm that caused power outages and downed trees. In addition to those problems, many drivers in York County were faced with slick roads as the ice storm left nearly a quarter-inch layer of ice everywhere.
Recently the results of a national study on prescription error rates were released. The researchers focused on over 700,000 painkiller prescriptions that were all in one database. The database keeps track of prescription errors that pharmacists catch and prevent.