The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) reported that there were more than 127,000 auto accidents in Pennsylvania during 2015. Even though technological advancements are making driving safer all the time, there’s still plenty of room for improvement when it comes to reducing the number of car accidents. In an effort to prevent injuries and save […]
Pennsylvania Files Lawsuit Against Nursing Home Company for Poor Patient Care
Last month, Pennsylvania Attorney General Bruce Beemer announced that the Office of the Attorney General would lead a lawsuit against Pittsburgh-based Grane Healthcare for failing to provide adequate patient care at 11 out of 12 of its skilled nursing home facilities. Philadelphia nursing home abuse attorney Brent Wieand reports on the care violations alleged in the suit, […]
Who is at Fault for Pennsylvania Car Accidents Caused by Ice Coming Off Vehicles?
Pennsylvania has enjoyed a few beautiful, early spring days this year, but winter isn’t quite finished yet. With a chilly blast of winter weather in the forecast for mid-March, there’s still a risk that snow and ice could lead to car accidents later this month. But while most winter weather crashes are caused by ice […]
Who is Liable for a Car Accident When a Vehicle Slides on Ice?
Located on the chilly east coast, Philadelphia often receives heavy snow during the winter months. When the snow starts to melt in the sunny afternoon, only to refreeze overnight, the streets are left coated in slick, treacherous sheets of ice, which can be almost impossible to see under certain lighting conditions. As any driver knows, […]
Is My Landlord Liable if I Slip and Fall on Snow or Ice Outside My Philadelphia Apartment Building?
Winter is here, and so are messy sidewalks. If you’re one of Philadelphia’s many renters, and you have a slip and fall accident on snow and/or ice outside your apartment building, your landlord might be responsible for your medical bills, depending on the circumstances that led to your injury. Philadelphia slip and fall accident lawyer […]
Federal Government: Pennsylvania Nursing Home Wrongful Deaths Not Being Properly Investigated
It’s an unpleasant thought to consider, but the reality of the U.S. elder care system is that nursing home abuse is rampant. And, while no single state has found a perfect solution to this problem, Pennsylvania nursing homes may be some of the nation’s worst offenders. Following a journalistic investigation by Central Pennsylvania news outlet […]
How Does Pennsylvania Auto Insurance Work After an Accident?
You’re a careful, defensive driver. You never thought it would happen to you, but you’ve just been involved in a serious car accident. You know you have the auto insurance you’re required to carry by law, but you’ve never been in a crash before and don’t know what to expect. Insurance can be a confusing […]
Enhanced Penalties for Texting While Driving in Pennsylvania Under New “Daniel’s Law”
On November 4, 2016, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed into law House Bill 2025, nicknamed “Daniel’s Law,” to promote better road safety by reducing the number of auto accidents caused by distracted driving. Named for Daniel Gallatin, a father, volunteer firefighter, and military veteran who was killed in a fatal motorcycling accident caused by a […]
Does Your Vehicle Have One of the Top 5 Most Common Defects that Cause Car Accidents in Pennsylvania?
Most car accidents are caused by driver errors, such as speeding, following too closely, or running red lights. However, deadly auto accidents can also be caused by vehicle defects. Could one of the most dangerous defects be lurking in your car or truck? Philadelphia car accident lawyer Brent Wieand sifts through PennDOT data to uncover […]
Testosterone Lawsuits Allege Heart Attack, Stroke, Blood Clot
Millions of men in the United States are affected by low testosterone (“low T”) which is associated with effects such as erectile dysfunction, weight gain, fatigue, depression, sleep disturbances, and even anemia (too few red blood cells). Testosterone-boosting medications have been marketed by drug companies as a remedy for these ailments. However, testosterone replacement therapy […]