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I'm partially at fault for a crash, can I seek compensation?

While going about your day, on your way to work, BAM -- you get into a car accident. Everything is kind of a blur. You are not really sure whose fault it was or how it even happened. An investigation into the matter determines that you may have been partially at fault. In Pennsylvania, can those who are partially to blame for auto accidents still seek some level of compensation for their losses?

Despite research, loved ones could face nursing home negligence

Caring for an aging or disabled loved one can be a difficult task. Though you may feel as if you lack loyalty if you enlist outside help and want to do your best to provide needed care, trying to do everything alone may not always prove feasible. As a result, you may start considering the possibility of placing your loved one in a nursing home.

What can you expect from your employer after a work accident?

After an accident in your workplace, you may feel overwhelmed and confused by what you should do next. You could have a rightful claim to benefits through your employer's workers' compensation insurance, but you may be unsure how you should proceed and file a claim. Many Pennsylvania workers find it beneficial to learn what they can expect from the process and what they can expect from their employers.

Distracted driving: A difficult and growing problem

Distracted driving continues to be a serious issue in Pennsylvania and everywhere across the country. This type of behavior leads to higher chances of a fatal car accident, and when a driver looks at his or her phone, even for a second, it can greatly increase the likelihood of a collision. In fact, fatal motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death among teens, and many of these incidents were caused by or involved distracted driving.

Heart attacks in women often misdiagnosed

When Pennsylvania women go the emergency room, they likely expect to receive a diagnosis and appropriate care for the medical condition they have. However, misdiagnosis is not uncommon, and can lead to serious medical complications, expensive medical treatment and other issues.

Compensation for victims of nursing home abuse and malpractice

When a Pennsylvania family places a loved one in a nursing home, it is crucial to do a careful review of the facility, staff and type of care that the family member will be receiving. However, despite due diligence on the part of the patient's family, nursing homes can actually be the source of great trauma and injury to the people who live there.

Safeguarding a loved one by identifying and responding to neglect

There is a multitude of circumstances in which an individual can become incapable of caring for him or herself. If you have a loved one who suffers from a medical condition that requires constant monitoring and treatment, you might not be able to provide the care he or she needs.

Are delayed diagnosis claims grounds for wrongful death lawsuit?

As in other states, the conduct of health care providers in Pennsylvania is measured against an expected standard of care when they treat patients. Any violations of acceptable medical standards can lead to medical malpractice lawsuits. If you have lost a loved one and you suspect that his or her death resulted from a doctor's failure to make an accurate and timely diagnosis, you might have questions about the viability of a wrongful death claim.

Seeking compensation for pain and suffering after an accident

A car accident can impact your life in many ways, and not all them relate to a totaled car or the expense of emergency medical treatment. In some cases, the losses from a serious car accident involve much more than the damage to your vehicle and the injuries you experienced.

Low-speed impact, serious consequences

A car accident has the potential to change your life in an instant, even if it was a low-speed collision. People often dismiss low-speed impacts because they believe they are minor, but in reality, these types of accidents can cause serious injuries and substantial damage. Even a minor accident can cause major damage for innocent victims.

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