Philadelphia 3M Company’s Defective Earplugs Plague Service Members – We’re Fighting Back
Hearing loss is the leading cause of disability among veterans. This condition makes life very difficult for sufferers, leading to impaired work capacity, an inability to sleep and a persistent, sometimes debilitating condition known as tinnitus. Sadly, many servicemembers are suffering from hearing loss because they trusted a device provided to them during their time serving our country. Between 2003 and 2015, 3M Compa...
Philadelphia How One Law Protects Negligent Manufacturers
Americans expect that government agencies such as the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) protect us from dangerous and defective products, but that doesn’t always happen. Unfortunately, there is a law that protects manufacturers of dangerous products and increases the chances of injury or even death for those who use them. Section 6(b) of the Consumer Product Safety Act can protect manufacturers at the expense ...
Philadelphia It’s National Safety Month – Here’s How You Can Be Safer
You can be seriously injured in an accident anywhere, and injuries may cause permanent medical conditions and problems that may last a lifetime. To prevent devastating injuries, the National Safety Council (NSC) has designated June as National Safety Month, with the focus on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road and in our homes and communities. The NSC is providing downloadable resources highlig...
Philadelphia What To Do If Car Insurance Doesn’t Cover Your Accident Costs
  What if Car Insurance Doesn’t Cover Costs? After a car crash, bills mount up rapidly. Your vehicle may be totaled or need major repairs, and your medical bills may be astronomical. If you have had serious injuries, you will have expenses for an ambulance, emergency room and hospitals, diagnostic tests, medications, and doctor and surgical bills. Then you may have recurring bills for future treatments and rehabili...
Philadelphia Is There a Solution to Philly’s Traffic Woes?
Traffic congestion in Philly is so bad that the American Transportation Research Institute ranked the Schuylkill Expressway-Vine Street Expressway in their 2019 list of “Top 100 Truck Bottlenecks” in the nation. During rush hour, ATRI says, average speeds there dropped 5.88% from 2018 to 2019. Traffic backups are annoying and bad for your health, and they can also lead to accidents. According to the Pennsylvania Depa...