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Driver suffers fatal work injury in Pennsylvania crash

All jobs hold some degree of risk. However, there are those that are more risky than others, especially a job that requires a worker to spend a great deal of time traveling on interstates. Unfortunately, one man was recently involved in a fiery crash in Pennsylvania that caused a fatal work injury. .

Work injury caused when wall section traps framer

When designing construction projects in Pennsylvania and elsewhere, planners must consider potential safety hazards. By addressing the risks during the planning phase, employees arrive on the building site with full knowledge of the risks and training to prevent work injury. Sadly, this rarely happens, and the consequences are often devastating.

Botched birth control surgery leads to medical malpractice claim

It is only natural to expect improved health after receiving medical treatment. However, a significant number of people nationwide, including in Pennsylvania, find they have more medical problems after treatment than what they had before. A married couple in another state recently filed a medical malpractice lawsuit alleging negligence. Defendants named in the lawsuit include a hospital and a doctor.

Botched birth control surgery leads to medical malpractice claim

The plaintiffs allege the doctor left the repair of the perforated bowel to incompetent nursing staff. The suit alleges the hospital's negligence in providing support staff that was unable to repair the resection. Along with recovery of the high medical expenses brought about by the additional surgery, the husband claims loss of consortium. The plaintiffs seek over $50,000 from each defendant, and they requested a trial by jury.

2 commercial truck accidents in 2 hours cause multiple injuries

Accidents between passenger vehicles and heavy commercial trucks usually end with fatalities and/or severe injuries. The protection offered by the body of a car or pickup truck is just not robust enough to protect occupants against the impact of a truck that could weigh thousands of pounds. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that the Hazleton police had to attend to two separate truck accidents on a recent Thursday morning.

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