How a Personal Injury Case Progresses

“Today is the day I’m going to slip and fall,” said no one ever. Accidents happen all the time. The “slip and fall” category alone results in over 8 million trips to the hospital ER. What happens if you’re the victim of this type of accident? If it occurs around your home, you would be…

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Personal Injury Cases Won Against Walmart

It may be difficult to believe, but Walmart is sued between two and five times every day in the United States. It is sued for a variety of reasons, including slip and fall injuries, injuries from falling merchandise, false imprisonment, wrongful termination, violations of copyright laws and malpractice within the pharmacy. The most prevalent personal…

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Keep Your Kids Safe: National Child Passenger Safety Week

Sept. 18-24 marks National Child Passenger Safety Week. National Child Passenger Week aims to promote awareness of proper safety techniques and decrease the number of child injuries and fatalities that occur each year. Just last month, Pennsylvania enacted a new law that requires all children younger than 2 must be secured in a rear-facing car…

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How to help first responders at the scene

As we approach 9/11, we remember all those who lost their lives trying to save others’ on such a tragic day in American history. We also commemorate the first responders who arrive at traumatic scenes every day. In York County, the Safekeepers Shrine at Prospect Hill Cemetery serves as a memorial to all those who…

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Get on board for boat safety

Every year, hundreds lose their lives and thousands are injured from boating accidents that are preventable. Because errors account for 70 percent of boating accidents, it’s important that everyone on board knows and understands these boat safety tips. Boating Terminology First, boat operators must be familiar with boating terminology. This is important for communicating to…

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Yard safety: Garden and lawn maintenance

A well-maintained lawn helps showcase your home’s beauty. However, remembering basic yard safety also helps to keep your children and pets healthy and safe. To finish off our summer series on children’s backyard safety, we are reminding you of important do’s and don’ts when it comes to garden and lawn maintenance. DO supervise children at…

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Can I Sue for a Water Park Injury?

Believe it or not, there are no federal regulations monitoring the safety of water parks or other types of amusement parks. If they are regulated at all, it is because there are laws enacted at either the state or local levels to ensure the safety of the patrons of these parks. Reasons for Accidents at…

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Backyard Pool and Swimming Safety Tips

While swimming pools are a great way to stay cool and encourage kids to stay active during summer vacation, they are also a major safety concern for parents. Even shallow pools can be dangerous if the proper safety measures have not been set. The best precaution to take when it comes to kids and swimming…

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How to avoid firework injuries

Independence Day is right around the corner, which means celebrating with friends and family at picnics or community events. During the celebrations, fireworks often make an appearance. According to U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), “60 percent of all fireworks injuries occur during the 30 days surrounding the July Fourth holiday,” making firework injuries a…

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4 Ways to Protect Your Home While on Vacation

Did you know that burglaries increase approximately 11 percent during the summer months? One possible cause for the seasonal increase may be that this is a popular time for families to vacation. So what can you do decrease your chances of returning to a burglarized home after your trip? Below are the top four ways to…

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Injured on Vacation: Q&A with Attorney Brian Strong

When you’re injured in your backyard, you know where the closest hospital is located. If you’re in a car accident near your home, it’s easier to tell the 911 dispatcher the name of the street and the township or borough, than when you’re 50 miles away or farther. Attorney Brian Strong addresses what to do…

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