Whether you are researching nursing homes for yourself or for a loved one, it is good to know why abuse can occur in these homes. With this information in mind, you can take steps to minimize the chances of abuse in your situation.
If you go to a public event such as a concert, where perhaps hundreds of people have gathered to enjoy a show, each patron of that show should be able to count on the event organizers and performers to provide an environment that is reasonably safe. If an event organizer or a property owner fails in this duty, and if a person suffers serious injuries as a result, then the injured party should be aware of the options for holding the responsible parties liable for damages.
Philadelphia residents may recall news of a deadly September crash involving a former police sergeant. The officer is accused of being intoxicated and driving more than 100 miles per hour when his vehicle hit a van on State Road in Northeast Philadelphia. The van driver, a 55-year-old father of four, suffered traumatic head injuries and died three days after the collision.
With such massive payloads traveling at such high rates of speed, it only makes sense that drivers of large commercial vehicles are held to a high standard of safety on our nation's interstates and highways. Federal regulations require that truck drivers take breaks and avoid fatigue while operating their vehicles, lest truck driver negligence lead to a crash like the one that occurred on Jan. 13 near Easton, Pennsylvania.
Charges have been made in an accident that occurred on Sept. 14 in Catasauqua, Pennsylvania. According to reports, a man from Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania, was accused of several crimes stemming from the car crash that happened earlier this year.
A Pennsylvania state trooper has been charged with causing the death of a 21-year-old Philadelphia woman. According to reports, the officer was drinking at a golf outing dedicated to a singer who was killed by a drunk driver. The off-duty trooper got behind the wheel of his vehicle and allegedly caused another individual to fall victim to the scourge of drunk driving.