Pesticide exposure in Virgin Islands resort devastates Delaware family— Three family members are paralyzed and one of the family’s teenage sons is still in and out of a coma after being exposed to methyl bromide, a pesticide rarely used as a last resort to eliminate pests in some agricultural applications. The incident, involving a contract with Terminix to provide fumigation services at the resort, is under federal investigation.
Research shows medical professionals see risky shortcuts during delivery — In a survey published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, of 3,200 doctors, midwives and nurses surveyed, approximately 90 percent of doctors and midwives and 100 percent of nurses reported observing errors by colleagues made while delivering a baby during the previous year.
Truck driver pre-employment screening changes — Due to increases in people killed by truckers operating vehicles while intoxicated, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will be making changes to the screening process when motor carriers hire new drivers with an emphasis on drug and alcohol use.
Potholes are a problem in Pennsylvania — You may be able to sue the state, a municipality or a vehicle manufacturer if you suffer serious injury from an unrepaired pothole. We can help you understand your legal options and whether you have a case.
The drowsy driving danger that remains largely ignored — Up to 20 percent of fatal accidents and over 100,000 annual crashes are caused by drowsy driving, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). We can help you secure maximum compensation for your injuries.