Penn State Faces Civil Lawsuits In Wake Of Sandusky Sex Crimes

The Penn State University scandal involving the sexual abuse of children by the one-time assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky could result in the school paying millions to settle personal injury lawsuits. So far, three civil lawsuits have been filed against Penn State, charging that the school was negligent by failing to protect the children on its premises. […]

Paying For Rehab Common Obstacle For Brain Injury Patients

Car accidents, sports injuries and other mishaps cause approxmiately 1.7 million traumatic brain injuries per year in the United States. Roughly 90,000 of these result in permanent brain damage, forever impacting the accident victim’s life. The good news is that there are many forms of treatment available today for brain injuries, including specialized rehabilitation centers […]

Police Weekend Tour Bus Crashed Caused By Blown Tire

Police have determined that a bus crash involving a tour bus that was traveling from Philadelphia to New York was caused by a tire blowout. A total of 14 passengers were injured when the crash occurred in New Jersey on Interstate 29 near mile marker 59 just before 3 p.m. on Saturday. According to reports, […]

Pennsylvania Family Awarded 109m In Power Line Death 2 Of 2

Welcome back. We are currently discussing the high-profile wrongful death case that was filed against the power conglomerate FirstEnergy after an Irwin, Pennsylvania, wife and mother was killed by a downed power line in her back yard in 2009. As the wrongful death lawsuit progressed in court, it became clear to almost everyone — even […]

Pennsylvania Family Awarded 109m In Power Line Death 1 Of 2

Last year around this time, we wrote about the tragic case of an Irwin, Pennsylvania, wife and mother who was killed by a downed power line in her back yard. The accident occurred in June 2009 and resulted in one of the biggest wrongful death lawsuits in the state’s history. On that tragic summer day, […]

Wrongful Death Suit Filed After Philadelphia Construction Accident

A Philadelphia father of four died last year from injuries he sustained during a fall at work. The man’s widow has filed a wrongful death claim against her husband’s employer and several other parties connected to the construction site accident. Defendants include the manufacturer and retailer of a reciprocating saw that allegedly fell apart in the victim’s […]