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For over a quarter of a century, our firm has worked in several unique and growing areas of catastrophic personal injury in Philadelphia. To address the many questions and inquiries we receive from clients and referring attorneys, we established our firm blog. Here, we have the opportunity to address those questions, share timely news items, highlight legal trends, and feature stories of actual cases we have handled. If you have questions or feedback, you may comment on any of the posts or contact us directly.

As a reminder, this blog serves an informational purpose only. It should not be construed as legal advice, nor does communication through or because of it mean that a formal lawyer/client relationship has been established.

Major Crash Causes PA Turnpike Shutdown

A multi-vehicle accident this morning shut down the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

Truck Driver Drank Alcohol Before Fatal Crash

The driver of a tractor-trailer involved in a tragic fatal accident on I-83 in Lower Paxton Township told police he had 7-8 drinks before the crash.

Limestone Home Explosion Caused by Propane Tank

A propane tank caused a massive explosion Thursday in Limestone Township, PA.

Propane Tank Fire Forces Liberty Island Evacuation

A propane tank fire has caused the evacuation of the home of the Statue of Liberty.

Food Truck Explosion Injures Father, Son in Lancaster County

A food truck explosion has injured 2 men in Lancaster County.

Pennsylvania Nonprofit Releases Report on Misdiagnosis of Condition Resulting in Blindness

A rare inherited disorder can make it difficult to function in broad daylight. Yet it’s misdiagnosed most of the time.

Can You Stop Truck Accidents Caused by Distracted Drivers?

Can artificial intelligence prevent truck accidents caused by distracted driving?

Women Dying in Childbirth as Hospitals Disregard Safety

The U.S. is the most dangerous place in the developed world to give birth, according to a recent investigation.

Playground Injuries

Injuries on playgrounds send more than 200,000 children to the hospital each year.

Recent Case Underscores Need for Propane Safety

Many home grills, hibachis and barbecues use propane, and a single spark can ignite a fire that could do significant damage.

AAA Predicts Record-Breaking Travel for July 4th

A record-breaking number of people are predicted to travel for the Independence Day holiday. What does that mean for accidents?

Reducing Preventable Mistakes in Hospitals

To err is human… which is why scientists are using computers to help reduce preventable mistakes in hospitals.

Construction Site Safety and Government Oversight

Safeguards can do a lot to minimize dangers at construction sites… especially when the government is involved.

PennDOT Releases 2017 Crash Statistics

Last year, Pennsylvania made history in regard to the state’s crash statistics, according to PennDOT.

Mass Recall of Misdiagnosed Patients in UK, PA Misdiagnosis Case Goes to Supreme Court

More than 3,000 neurology patients in the UK are being reevaluated for misdiagnoses, and a misdiagnosis case is now under review by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.