When tragedy strikes it is not uncommon for others to want to step in and help. However, providing service to those in need can sometimes put responders in the way of harm. Just recently a Pennsylvania woman was killed when she responded to a car accident and was struck by a separate vehicle.
Most personal injury claims are based on the legal theory of negligence. If the injured party can show that his or her damages were caused by the other party's negligence, then the injured party can generally seek compensation for those damages. In common parlance, negligence is a synonym for carelessness, but its legal meaning is more specific.
The cold weather of winter may be keeping many Warrendale residents from imagining that they are outdoors and on a bike ride. However, spring will be here in a matter of months and before long local vehicles will have to share the roads with smaller, two-wheeled modes of transportation. When bikes and cars are on the road at the same time, very dangerous and sometimes deadly accidents can happen when drivers fail to responsibly operate their vehicles.
In a matter of seconds, a car accident can change the course of a person's life. Even if it only results in damages to one's car, the stress of experiencing such a violent occurrence can leave a person reeling. If readers of this Warrendale legal blog have wondered what they should do if they experience loss or are injured in a car accident, this post is intended to provide them with some information on where to start.
A traumatic brain injury is a physical event that causes serious and sometimes irreversible harm to a victim. Warrendale residents can suffer traumatic brain injuries in a number of ways, including but not limited to car accidents and collisions, slips and falls, participating in sports and contact activities and others. There is a wide range of symptoms that a person may experience if he has suffered a traumatic brain injury; this post will examine just a handful of those indicators.
The school year is well underway for Warrendale students, and many children are thinking ahead to their coming winter breaks. Though they will have to get through assignments and quizzes, reports and tests before they can enjoy some well-deserved time off from their classes, most are likely enjoying relatively untroubled academic experiences.