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- College & School Liability for Assaults & Fights in Pennsylvania
A discussion of whether a college can be held liable when a student is assaulted. A recent Pennsylvania Superior Court decision found in favor of a student, against the college, in a physical assault case.
- Teenage Driving: Shocking Statistics and Reasons Why They Are True
Teenagers today in the United States are driving much less than their predecessors from three to four decades ago. However, there continues to be a disproportionately high risk of death and serious injury in accidents among teen drivers.
- Taking Your Motorcycle Accident Case to Small Claims Court
Small Claims Court may be your only option when trying to recover damages from a motorcycle accident.
- The da Vinci Robot, More Harm than Good?
The da Vinci surgical robot has been marketed as a breakthrough in making surgery more efficient and less invasive. The da Vinci robot has a sophisticated 3D view camera and four remote control arms, enabling surgeons to perform operations such as hysterectomies and prostatectomies through smaller incisions but with better visibility and precision. The da Vinci robot is currently used in about 1,000 hospitals and hundreds of medical offices across the United States.
- Respondeat Superior in Personal Injury Claims
Respondeat superior is a legal term that describes the responsibility of an employer for the actions of his/her employees. It's important to understand how this may affect a personal injury claim.
- Four Elements of a Personal Injury Claim
Injuries that occur as a result of someone else's careless or reckless actions may lead to a personal injury claim. It's important to understand the elements that apply to this type of case: duty of care; failure to exercise reasonable care (negligence); causation; and the presence of damages.
- Pennsylvania Nursing Home Care: A Passing Grade
Pennsylvania has been rated satisfactory in nursing home care grades. If your loved one was abused or neglected in a nursing home, contact an attorney.
- Tracy Morgan's Injury After Being Hit by a Semi, Brings Trucking Regulations Back into the National Spotlight
NTSB statistics show more than 104,000 injuries and nearly 4000 deaths in 2012 from accidents involving large commercial trucks, but it takes the severe injury of a well known comedian to get the subject of commercial trucking safety back in lawmaker discussions.
- Driver Fatigue: An Old Problem and a New Danger
Drowsing driving can be as dangerous as drunk driving. Operating a vehicle while fatigued causes countless accidents each year - and you could obtain compensation if you were injured by a drowsy driver.
- What Are Workers' Compensation Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits?
Each year millions of workers are injured in on-the-job accidents. While many of those injured workers will be able to return to their existing job after a period of recovery, some injured workers are injured to an extent that they are unable to return to their pre-injury job. In these situations, the injured worker may be able to receive vocational rehabilitation benefits under the applicable state workers’ compensation program in order to help him or her obtain a new job.