Can You Sue SEPTA?

What You Need to Know About SEPTA Lawsuits The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) serves nearly 4 million people in five counties in and around Philadelphia. This regional public transportation authority operates buses, trains, and trolleys. While the transportation provided by SEPTA is reasonably safe, serious accidents can and do occur. SEPTA accidents can cause … Read more

What Should You Do If You Are Involved In A SEPTA Trolley Accident?

There are many benefits to using the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) subway-surface trolley system. For one, it’s an easy way to get around West Philly, Delaware County, and underneath Market Street in Philly’s City Center. Another great benefit to using the SEPTA trolley is that it is convenient and affordable, making it a popular … Read more

Can You Sue A Nursing Home For A Death From A Surgical Site Infection?

Nursing homes do not just serve as a permanent residency for elderly people who can no longer live on their own. They also serve as a temporary residency for anyone who cannot return directly home after undergoing surgery in a hospital. In these cases, the nursing home serves as a rehabilitation facility for people of … Read more

Philadelphia Car Accident Facts and Statistics

Across the United States, traffic accidents and related fatalities have been on the rise. As the sixth most populated city in the country, with more than 1.6 million residents, Philadelphia has not been immune to this worrisome trend. In fact, 2020 was the worst year in recent history for fatal car crashes in Philly, and … Read more

Five Biggest Pennsylvania Car Accident Settlements

Settlement amounts reached in Pennsylvania car accident cases vary greatly. That is because many factors can determine an appropriate settlement. Since every accident is different, with its own unique set of circumstances, it can be difficult to pinpoint the average amount of Pennsylvania car accident settlements.    This post will outline five of the largest Pennsylvania … Read more

How Do You Prove Your Injuries from a SEPTA Accident?

If you were injured due to SEPTA’s negligence – whether it be in a bus accident, trolley accident, regional rail accident, or a trip and fall due to a property defect – beyond proving SEPTA was at fault you will also have to prove your injuries to have a claim against it.  Specifically, that the … Read more

The Unspoken Dangers of Bed Rails for Seniors

For many nursing home residents, bed rails can help prevent falling and assist their stability when leaving the bed.  However, some facilities use bed rails to restrict a resident’s movement, or use a type ill-suited to a resident’s situation. This can pave the way for bed rail entanglement or entrapment. These are rare injuries in … Read more

What Happens if You Are Involved in a Laid-Down Motorcycle Bike Accident?

Many older motorcycles lacked the safety technology that newer bikes come with. Older bikes usually have tires with poor traction, while newer bikes have greater maneuverability and anti-lock brakes. On these older bikes, it is often safer to slide and fall off the bike rather than to attempt braking suddenly in the event of a … Read more

How Do You Know if Your Brain Is Bleeding After Hitting Your Head?

Any injury that results in bleeding occurring in the brain is a medical emergency. These time-sensitive and urgent crises must be resolved immediately, or serious and often catastrophic injuries can occur. Without prompt and proper treatment, bleeding in the brain can often be fatal. But of course, not every head injury results in a brain … Read more

Do You Have A Case For Being Stuck With A Contaminated Needle?

Getting stuck by a needle in the hospital or some other type of medical setting can be a lot more concerning than having a simple needlestick injury. The needle could have been used on another patient who had dangerous infective diseases such as HIV, Hepatitis B or C, or other bloodborne pathogens.  If you are … Read more