What You Can Do After you are Injured by the Mistakes of Others?

Sometimes improbable things happen. Trains derail, hurricanes take out entire cities, and buildings collapse. Yes, buildings collapse. Right here in Philadelphia, on October 17, a project to demolish an apartment building on 22nd and Market went from routine to disaster. An unsupported brick wall, something… read more

Dangerous Work Environments in Philadelphia

Over the last few centuries, Philadelphia has seen more than its share of dangerous work environments. From the Arsenal of the Union during the Civil War to becoming the Workshop of the World during the early part of the 20th Century, the clanking of steel… read more

You Might Be the Only Good Driver in Philadelphia

A local Philadelphia government sponsored website reported that in 2009, Philadelphia County recorded 10,000 automobile accidents while Potter County reported only 100 accidents. The site continued by making the astute deduction: It seems there is a distinct correlation between the population of the county and… read more

The Most Dangerous Road in Town

Most residents of any city will have an opinion on the most dangerous street or intersection in town. Usually they wont avoid it though, since most roads identified as dangerous are also convenient and popular. One opinion of Philadelphia’s most dangerous stretch of road might… read more

Personal Injury versus Impersonal Injury

Most people have stubbed their toe and felt the overwhelming desire to shout, scream, or whisper through clenched teeth, Damn. Damn. Damn. The pain is excruciating. You may look down at the coffee table that has been there forever and wonder how you could be… read more

Texting and Driving Statistics

Nearly everyone seems to be happy with the ban, perhaps with the exception of staunch libertarians or the occasional phone-addicted driver. More or less, it was welcomed as a necessary legal adjustment to a developing modern problem. Unfortunately, the law isn’t having the desired impact…. read more