Lawsuit Against School Could Challenge Pennsylvania Damages Cap

In January 2007, a tragic accident involving a school bus at a suburban Philadelphia school left a young woman in a medically induced coma and a leg amputation. The accident occurred when a bus crashed into a group of students that had just been let out of Pennsbury High School. According to an investigation by […]

Bucks County Teen Staying Positive After Bus Crash

A Bucks County student is attempting to adapt to life in a wheelchair after a bus accident in February left his paralyzed from the chest down. The accident occurred in Boston and involved a busload of Philadelphia-area teens who had been on a tour at Harvard University. The accident occurred on Feb. 2 when the […]

Building Collapses In Center City Philadelphia With 2 People Trapped Inside

A vacant building on 22nd and Market Avenue collapsed Wednesday morning. Over a dozen people have already been rescued with two people are still trapped in the rubble with desperate rescue efforts underway. Police said it appears the collapse was a result of a industrial accident. The Cherry Injury Law Firm thoughts and prayers are […]

New Report High Number Of Deaths Related To Workplace Accidents

There is bad news for workers. According to an AFL-CIO report, work-related deaths in the US reached 150 a day in 2011. The study gathered data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration. The numbers indicate 13 people die each day as the result of workplace injuries and another […]

Ex Nfl Players May Test New Brain Injury Treatment

According to reports, the National Football League Alumni Association is working with a medical company to develop a possible treatment for traumatic brain injuries. If all goes as planned, the treatment will be tested on retired NFL football players, many of whom have suffered brain damage because of repetitive concussions on the field. The treatment […]

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, […]

Former Pro Athletes Urge People To Take Head Injuries Seriously

A former All-Pro running back for the Philadelphia Eagles says he is suffers from short-term memory loss. While one might think this would be a player from the 70s or 80s, the player is actually only 33-years-old and played for the Eagles up until last year when his brain injury forced him to retire early. […]

Philadelphia Masonry Company Fined By Osha For Fall Hazards

A Philadelphia construction company was recently fined by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration after safety hazards were found at a job site in the city. The Lansdowne-based masonry company, which does business as J.C. Construction, was cited with four repeat safety violations and two serious safety violations after an August 2012 […]

Philadelphia Family Plagued By Hit And Runs

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare for their child to be involved in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident. For one Philadelphia dad, that nightmare recently came true, not just once, but twice. The man’s 10-year old daughter was struck by a car as she was crossing a street in Fishtown Thursday. The young girl, who is an […]

Philadelphia Judge Rules Insurer Need Not Indemnify For Worker

Oftentimes, insurance companies will try to protect themselves from liabilty when a worker is injured. However, one judge has just made the job of a philadelphia construction accident attorney that much harder because she set a precedent that allows insurers to easily opt out of covering contractors and subcontractors. The incident stems from an injury […]