A wrongful death action has been ongoing in a Pennsylvania court concerning a driver causing a car wreck while reportedly being under the influence of as spice (sometimes thought to be a type of synthetic cannabis). The accident resulted in a pair of twins celebrating their 40th birthday being killed.
A decision of a tow truck operator to make an illegal u-turn on a Pennsylvania thoroughfare is blamed for the death of another driver. The auto repair shop for which the tow truck driver worked and the tow truck driver and the driver of the vehicle in which the deceased man was a passenger have been named as defendants in the lawsuit.
A Pennsylvania worker was recently killed in Westmoreland County, which is about 35 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. Apparently, the worker was using an industrial crane to move a large steel coil.
A woman from Canonsburg just outside of the Pittsburgh area was awarded a $3.2 million verdict by a jury following the death of her husband. Her husband was killed in an accident when mining equipment fell from a tractor-trailer while being transported and struck her husband's pickup truck.
There are at least two sides to every issue. Recently a lobbying group has been using a 30 second commercial essentially blaming the closing of a business on products liability lawsuits that have been filed in court.
The parents of a Pennsylvania university student have filed a wrongful death lawsuit on his behalf. At least one of the defendants in the wrongful death suit involves a fraternity that is blamed for the young man's death.
Motorcycle accidents are altogether too frequent upon our Pennsylvania roads. Though sometimes the motorcycle rider is at fault, many more wrongful death cases come about because individuals did not pay attention to the presence of a motorcycle being present on the roadway.
It's been close to eight years since a Pennsylvania woman was killed when her Ford Escape accelerated out of control and was involved in a fatal accident. This has been only one of many products liability lawsuits involving the Ford Escape.
A pilot from Pittsburgh was recently killed when his 1975 single engine Beechcraft crashed in the George Washington National Forest at approximately 11:30 in the morning. The pilot contacted air traffic control shortly before the airplane accident actually occurred, and his last words were reported to be, "I lost my engine."
A Pennsylvania employee was electrocuted while relocating power lines. The 41-year old worker was performing his job from a bucket truck when he received a shock from a 7,000 volt live wire.