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March 2015 Archives

Worker injured on the job while collecting garbage

Many workers in Pennsylvania and other states suffer injuries in struck-by accidents that are caused by vehicles. In many such accidents, vehicles on the work site are involved, such as yard trucks, cranes, forklifts or other industrial equipment. However, sanitation workers are often injured on the job while working at other locations.

Allentown driver charged after fatal hit-and-run auto accident

A driver who fails to stop after hitting a pedestrian may face serious charges. If the driver is found to have been negligent or reckless and the pedestrian dies as the result of fatal injuries suffered in such an accident, charges will be escalated. An Allentown man is facing multiple charges after allegedly causing the death of a pedestrian in a hit-and-run accident in Hanover Township. The tragic auto accident happened on a recent Sunday evening.

Handling a medical malpractice claim on your own may be difficult

Being a victim of negligent medical care can leave a person disillusioned about medical professionals and the level of care they offer. Not only will such a person suffer the physical consequences of medical malpractice but also the financial and emotional consequences. While legal recourse is an option for any Pennsylvania resident, his or her state of health may make it difficult to start the legal process.

Injured security officer awaiting workers' compensation decision

An atomic power plant worker in Pennsylvania claims to have suffered severe injuries when he was knocked out by an office refrigerator in October of last year. The 26-year-old worker is pursuing a claim for compensation and recently appeared before a judge in a workers' compensation hearing. The outcome of the hearing is currently pending.

Motorcycle accidents: Motorcyclist sentenced after guilty plea

Motorcycle accidents often result in severe injuries. While helmets may protect the motorcyclists from head and brain injuries, their bodies have little or no protection. Injuries to the limbs and internal injuries are quite commonly suffered by victims of motorcycle accidents. A Pennsylvania man was recently sentenced in court after pleading guilty to charges following an accident in July of last year.

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