Philadelphia Man Killed In Accident With Unlicensed Driver

Another tragic car accident has claimed the life of a young person and has forever changed the lives of several others. Early yesterday morning a vehicle driven by a 15-year-old boy without a license went through a red light and slammed into two other vehicles in Northeast Philadelphia. The driver of one of the vehicles […]

Ntsb Fatal Duck Boat Accident Caused By Distracted Operator

Today, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported that the National Transportation Safety Board found that a tug boat operator distracted by his cell phone and laptop was responsible for the duck boat accident that caused the death of two people on the Delaware River last July. The accident occurred when the tug boat distracted operator guided his […]

Girl Awarded 10 Million In Lawsuit Against Motrin Part 2

As we discussed in the previous post, when parents of a 3-year old administered an over-the-counter ibuprofen for their daughter’s fever, they had no idea the results could include a rare and potentially fatal skin reaction called Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis syndrome (TENS), leaving her blind in one eye and fighting for […]

Girl Awarded 10 Million In Lawsuit Against Motrin Part 1

Many parents give their children over-the-counter medicine in the hopes that it will make them feel better. Unfortunately, it can sometimes have the opposite effect when the over-the-counter medications have an adverse effect on the user. This was the case for one family, whom a Philadelphia jury recently awarded $10 million in a personal injury […]

Driver In 2010 Philadelphia Hit And Run Death Arrested

Hit-and-run is a serious crime in Pennsylvania. In additional to causing a lot of grief to family members, a hit-and-run also makes it very difficult to bring a personal injury lawsuit against the negligent driver to compensate the victim or their family. One North Philadelphia family knows the grief that a hit-and-run can cause after […]