Those who live in a nursing home deserve to be treated with respect and given adequate care. Sadly, this does not always mirror reality and nursing home residents have suffered in many ways due to the negligence of an employee working in the facility. If you live in a nursing home and suspect that this negligence has taken place, or if your loved one is currently residing in a nursing home and you believe that they have been abused or mistreated, taking action is critical. In Pennsylvania, this remains a persistent problem and it is essential for the victims and those related to them to address wrongdoing.
Each year, some unfortunate passenger car drivers in Pittsburgh find themselves involved in collisions with commercial trucks. Some of those individuals are not fortunate enough to survive their accidents.
If you see an oncoming car that suddenly drifts across the center line, alarm bells go off in your mind. You probably swerve toward the shoulder of the road to avoid a crash.
You entrust the care of your children to their school, and you hope they will take proper care of your children. Unfortunately, school officials do not always rise to the occasion, particularly when it comes to transportation.
The leading cause of death for children 0 to 19 years of age is unintentional injuries. Each year these injuries continue to rise with over 12,000 a year dying from unintentional injuries and more than 9.2 million being seen in the emergency room each year.
Although anyone in Pennsylvania could suffer an electrical burn, you may be in more danger if you work in the construction industry. While contact with electricity could be as mild as a shock from static build-up, it could also cause serious external burns and internal injuries, as well. At Caroselli, Beachler & Coleman, L.L.C., we understand the many ways that workers should be protected from electrical hazards on the job site.
Burn injuries can be immensely painful and even disfiguring. And between the immediate treatment that burns demand and the ongoing measures necessary to minimize scarring and repair the damage, there is a considerable amount of medical care required. There is also a considerable amount of pain and suffering burn victims experience.