Philadelphia Will Uber’s New Safety Initiatives in Philly Be Effective?
Need a ride to or from the Philly airport? Looking for a quick way to get into the city without taking the train, bus, or your personal vehicle? You’ve probably considered a rideshare app like Uber. But like many people, you may be concerned about the safety ramifications. As it turns out, Uber’s CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, seems to be just as worried. In fact, in an NBC Philadelphia news 10 article from September 2018, ...
Philadelphia Justice for Pennsylvania’s Catholic Diocese Abuse Victims?
"There have been other reports of abuse in the Catholic Church. But never on this scale." So said the grand jury investigating the latest scandal involving abuse of children by Catholic priests. It’s painful to read through the lengthy report released Tuesday, which detailed allegations of sexual abuse committed by hundreds of ‘predator priests’ against thousands of innocent child victims. The grand jury report, co...
Philadelphia Investigators Determine Cause of 2016 Philly-Area Train Crash
“Deficient safety management across many levels of Amtrak” was the cause of a train crash in Chester that killed two workers and injured 39 passengers, according to The National Transportation Safety Board. The crash occurred in April 2016, when a southbound Amtrak train struck a backhoe on the track, killing two railroad workers. Last month, the NTSB announced that it had concluded its investigation of the crash and...
Philadelphia Why Self-Driving Cars Still Have a Long Way to Go
Motor vehicle crashes in the United States claimed more than 40,000 lives in 2017, according to the National Safety Council. Many serious and fatal crashes involve some type of driver error – speeding, inattention, or driving while intoxicated, for example. Self-driving vehicles might be able to drastically reduce injuries and fatalities by eliminating the crash factor of human error. But the technology powering autonom...
Philadelphia Wapner Newman Investigates Wave of Bacterial Infections in Wall Township Facility
Wapner Newman trial attorneys are currently investigating the wave of bacterial infections that are plaguing patients of Osteo Relief Institute South Jersey in Wall Township. We are representing the family of one such patient who developed septic arthritis/MRSA and ultimately died. This patient, William Coleman of Manasquan, came to Osteo Relief Institute South Jersey for a series of knee injections to ease the effects of...