Category: Personal Injury Blog

What Should I Do If My Child Was Injured by Negligence?

As parents, we do all we can to provide love, compassion, and protection for our children at all times. Unfortunately, despite our best efforts, children can be injured by those we trust to care for them or due to a stranger’s negligence. When your child is hurt due to someone else’s negligence, you have a […]

Court Ruling Opens Door for PTSD to Be a Covered ‘Bodily Injury’ When Accompanied by Physical Injury

The Pennsylvania Superior Court has issued a stunning reversal on a lower court ruling that favored Travelers Insurance Company and its assertion that PTSD should not be a covered bodily injury. The reversal may have many accident victims wondering whether PTSD could be considered a bodily injury in their cases as well. According to court […]

Are Foster Homes Liable for Child Abuse?

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Children may be placed into foster homes when they are taken away from parents who are deemed neglectful, abusive or dangerous by the authorities. Public and private foster care agencies are responsible for providing these children temporary shelter until they can be placed into new homes. These agencies are responsible for providing for the safety […]

Massage Envy Franchises Accused of Widespread Sexual Assault


More than 180 women claim they were sexually assaulted while receiving treatments at Massage Envy, a national chain of day-spas. Massage Envy has grown into a multibillion-dollar business that operates more than 1,170 franchise locations in 49 states. The claims were uncovered by a BuzzFeed News investigation, which gathered information from lawsuits, police reports and […]

Is Nursing Home Abuse Underreported?

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A new report released by the Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General suggests that many cases of severe nursing home abuse are never reported to the authorities. According to the Inspector General, 134 cases of physical or sexual abuse at nursing homes during 2015 were severe enough to require emergency care. Twenty-eight percent […]

Indiana 2-Year-Old Killed After Getting Neck Stuck in Power Car Window

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Some vehicles have hazards that are not picked up by recalls. In some cases, these hazards may only become public knowledge after they have already caused serious injuries or deaths. Power car windows for example. According to, powered windows have killed or maimed thousands of children. A recent case that occurred in Indiana can […]

When Are Theme Parks Liable for Accidents?

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An average of 12 children per day are treated in emergency rooms for theme park injuries. Fortunately, most incidents are minor. However, there are some instances where theme park accidents cause horrific injuries or wrongful death. For example, there was an incident last year where a 10-year-old boy was decapitated on a water slide in […]

How Can Swimming Pool Accidents Cause Catastrophic Injuries or Wrongful Death?

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Data gathered by the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistics Center shows that diving accidents are a common cause of spinal cord injuries. Diving accidents can occur in lakes, ponds and rivers, but many also occur in swimming pools. In a majority of cases, swimmers are injured by diving into shallow water. However, this is only […]

What Led to a Deadly Swimming Pool Carbon Monoxide Leak?

The Washington Post recently reported on a deadly incident that occurred at a hotel involving a swimming pool carbon monoxide leak. Per the article in the Post, 12 people were injured and a 13-year-old boy died as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning. The incident took place at an indoor pool at a Quality Inn […]

1 Fatality After Pemberton House Fire

An early morning house fire in Pemberton Township, Burlington County, New Jersey caused one fatality. Around 5:45 am on Friday, the fire ignited in the attic area of the house. The identity of the victim has not been released, and it is uncertain if any other individuals were injured in the fire. Burn injuries are […]