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June 2015 Archives

Possible reason why some brain injuries cause depression found

When determining what damages the defendant owes the plaintiff in a personal injury case, it is first necessary to figure out how the plaintiff’s injuries have affected their quality of life. A plaintiff who suffered a traumatic brain injury is likely to be living with dramatic effects. Brain trauma can cause a range of terrible symptoms, such as pain, nausea, confusion, memory problems and reduced cognitive abilities.

Married pastors caught in motorcycle wreck; 1 killed

Of course, when someone is killed in a car accident, the people most affected by this tragedy will probably be the victim’s family. Their spouse and children are deprived of the deceased’s companionship, as well as their emotional and financial support, and they are the people who were counting on these things the most.

Failure to warn about product risks can put consumers at risk

Not too long ago, we discussed three common types of products liability claims. Perhaps the most common ways businesses fail to make products that are reasonably safe are through defective designs, manufacturing defects and marketing defects.

Motorcycle helmets can save some, but not all, lives in a crash

Most safety experts agree that motorcycle riders and passengers should wear a helmet. While a proper helmet may indeed mean the difference between life and death in many auto accidents, it cannot prevent car and truck drivers from putting Pennsylvania riders in danger.

Recovering from a TBI can be a 'marathon'

A brain can get seriously hurt in a matter of moments, but it can take years to recover. Victims can continue to improve the rest of their lives, which can be encouraging and discouraging at the same time. While victims may still see results from rehabilitation years after their injury, the pace of recovery can be disheartening at times.

Two car accidents happen within moments of each other

The Pennsylvania turnpike was the scene of two collisions on a recent Saturday afternoon. The car accidents occurred between 4:20 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. in Lancaster County, just three miles apart. Though no details were provided regarding the second accident, a report was made available pertaining to the first accident, which occurred near the 283.7 mile marker.