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November 2015 Archives

Bicyclist suffers traumatic brain injury after being hit by car

A student was injured recently after the bicycle he was riding was hit by a car in another state. According to the police, the accident occurred on a recent Saturday morning in November, close to the man's university campus. He is currently listed in critical condition, and he apparently suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of the crash. When Pennsylvania residents suffer serious injury due to the negligence of another party, they retain the right to file a personal injury claim for financial relief. 

Recent Pennsylvania car accidents: Truck involved in 3-vehicle cr

A three-vehicle accident that involved a tractor trailer occurred recently in Allentown. The truck's brakes may have failed, police say. Although it's not entirely clear what caused the crash, when Pennsylvania car accidents like these result in serious injury, the victims may be entitled to file a personal injury claim against the party believed to have been responsible.

How does the FDA decide which medications are safe?

Pharmaceuticals are a billion-dollar industry in the U.S., as millions of consumers take prescription and over-the-counter medicine to combat everything from the flu to heart disease, diabetes and cancer. But before a new drug can hit the American market, its developer must first get approval from the Food and Drug Administration.

Does marijuana cause as many car accidents as alcohol?

Though marijuana is still against the law at the federal level, more and more states have chosen to legalize the drug, either for medicinal or recreational purposes. This will almost inevitably mean more people will take to the road while under the effects of cannabis.