Philadelphia Motor Vehicle Accidents Spike During Holidays

The holiday season sends many individuals and families out onto the roadways to return home and/or visit family. Unfortunately, this increased activity can be perilous when many drivers are exhibiting aggressive behaviors or are inattentive to the risks present on roadways. According to AAA, 90 percent of holiday travelers will make their commutes via automobile, […]

Business Man Admits To Pennsylvania Construction Accident

A business owner in Springdale Borough, Pennsylvania, has pleaded guilty to a willful violation of occupational safety regulations that resulted in the electrocution and death of a Habitat for Humanity volunteer who was working on a home construction at the time of the fatal construction accident. The man was later sentenced to one year of […]

Pennsylvania Family Sues After Fatal Construction Accident

The family of a Lancaster County man who was killed in a construction site accident has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court. The fatal accident occurred in December 2010 at an excavation site at Holtwood Dam, which is the oldest of the three major dams on the lower Susquehanna River. According […]

Worker Killed In Pennsylvania Backhoe Accident

Most people probably go to work every day without an overwhelming concern of being injured at work. Even if works do their part to remain safe, there is potential for tragedy to strike. Workplace injury lawyers in Philadelphia are likely keeping a close eye on a recent accident that killed a backhoe mechanic in eastern […]

Industrial Accident Takes Life Of 1 Steel Worker Injures Another

Sometimes it’s the hardest working among us that end up as the victim of a tragic workplace accident. This is especially evident in industrial accidents where a hazardous work environment can cause or contribute to serious injury — or even death. A recent industrial accident will likely get the attention of Philadelphia industrial accident attorneys […]

Philadelphia Hit And Run Victim Dies As A Hero

A Philadelphia man’s heroic actions in his final moments of life saved the life of one of his children. The fatal pedestrian accident occurred as the man was walking with his 5-year-old child when they crossed a busy Philadelphia street where a mid-block crosswalk had recently been removed. As they were crossing the street, an alleged drunk […]

Estate Of Jackass Star Ryan Dunn Sued In Wrongful Death Lawsuit

In June of last year, we wrote about the fatal car accident involving TV star and Pennsylvania native Ryan Dunn. Dunn and a passenger in his vehicle were killed in a fiery one-vehicle accident that occurred shortly after 2:30 a.m. on June 20, 2011. According to reports, Dunn was driving his sports car westbound on […]

Philadelphia Officials Hoping To Give Distracted Walkers A Heads Up

Pennsylvania law enforcement agencies and lawmakers are already trying to convey warning messages to drivers about the dangers of distracted driving. Officials are now concerned about a new traffic problem that could defy regulation — pedestrians accidents caused by walkers preoccupied by electronic devices. Don’t believe this is a problem? A Philadelphia security camera zeroed […]

Philadelphia Highway Patrol Cop Killed By Alleged Drunk Driver

All too often, accidents involving drunk drivers claim the lives of loved and respected individuals. Events like this leave communities languishing in grief and anger. Such is the case in Philadelphia and South Jersey after a veteran Philadelphia police officer was killed by an alleged drunk driver while riding his motorcycle early Sunday morning. Officials […]

Unborn Child Killed In Crash Involving Philadelphia Man

Police have not yet filed charges in relation to a three-vehicle crash that hospitalized five people and claimed the life of an unborn child. The tragic motor vehicle accident occurred on Saturday evening along Route 73 in Evesham, New Jersey. Police reports say a 61-year-old Philadelphia man was driving northbound, possibly at a high rate of […]

Railroad Worker Killed At Philadelphia Inquirer Plant

Last week, another Pennsylvania worker lost his life on the job. The Arcelor Mittal Steel Co. employee was unloading newsprint from a railroad boxcar at the Philadelphia Inquirer plant in Upper Merion when the workplace accident occurred shortly before 9:30 a.m. on Friday. Officials said the 43-year-old worker was crushed to death when one of […]

Lawsuit Involving Philadelphia Duck Boat Accident Settles

On July 7, 2010, a fatal accident involving a Philadelphia duck boat occurred on the Delaware River when a tugboat pilot led a 250-foot barge into a Ride the Ducks tourist boat that had stalled on the river. The collision caused the boat to sink in 55 feet of water, and two Hungarian tourists drowned. […]