As we get older, we become less flexible and more brittle. Seemingly minor accidents—which, in our younger years, we could quickly recover from—can now lead to more serious injury.
The weather this winter has been nothing if not variable. Last week it was below zero. Today it’s 60 degrees. Next week, we’re expected to get snow.
The partial government shutdown has now been in effect for over a month. More than 800,000 federal employees have been furloughed or are being forced to work without pay.
You’re driving home after a long day at work. Suddenly, a distracted driver in the lane next to you swerves into you—sending your car spinning into oncoming traffic. Miraculously, you survive, but you’re badly shaken and suffering from serious injuries that will take you out of commission for months.
While Thanksgiving used to be primarily about gathering with family and friends for an abundant, calorie-filled meal, the holiday tradition is changing. For many families, Thanksgiving is now synonymous with the three Fs: feasting, football and Friday—Black Friday, that is. The steep, day-after-Thanksgiving sales prompt many Americans to head to the mall, in search of the perfect holidays gifts at great prices.
If there's one holiday associated with firing explosives into the sky, it's the Fourth of July. Fireworks are a beloved part of Independence Day festivities. They represent celebration. They bring generations together. They can be beautiful and exciting to watch.
Everyone knows that wearing a seat belt increases safety on the road. But do you always follow this good practice? In this post, we examine some of the laws surrounding seat belt use in Pennsylvania:
Drunk drivers can pose a huge threat to the safety of others on the road. It's important to be able to tell the difference between a drunk driver and an unattentive or aggressive driver. In this post, we identify some of the indicators drunk driving and lay out some basic guidelines for how to respond:
The majority of personal injury cases involve negligence--e.g., a doctor failing to properly diagnose a patient, or a driver falling asleep at the wheel--which results in pain and suffering for the plaintiff. However, some types of personal injury are inflicted intentionally.
You're driving down the road, minding your own business. Suddenly, you hear a loud blast-like a gunshot inside your car. No, your tire didn't just blow out. You look up to see that in fact your sunroof has just exploded.