March 26, 2011, ERIE, PA -- Highway fatalities in Pennsylvania rose in 2010 after several years of steady decline. AAA Mid-Atlantic reported that there were 1,324 fatalities in 2010, 64 more than in 2009, an increase of 5.4 percent.
March 19, 2011, ERIE, PA -- Not everyone sees spring the same way as Erie injury lawyers do. Sure, we love the warmth and the fresh smell in the air just like everyone else. But we also know that spring in Erie County means warm weather related injuries, including dog bites. Sure enough, today's newspaper brings a story about an Erie man attacked by two stray dogs on West 12th Street.
March 15, 2011, ERIE, PA -- A leading Pennsylvania legal newspaper published this week a story about Pennsylvania medical malpractice lawyers. The story, headlined "Plaintiffs Firms Tightening Scrutiny of Med Mal Cases" reported that plaintiffs are winning fewer verdicts around the state and lawyers are getting more and more picky about the cases they'll take.
March 11, 2011, ERIE, PA -- If you'd like to know the latest information about injuries from careless medical care generally, you can find it in our Medical Malpractice Library . We recently posted an article summarizing the results of a California study that followed two million full term babies and found compelling evidence of a link between night time births and increased risk of brain injury. Also linked to increased risk of brain injury were births in rural hospitals.
March 12, 2011, ERIE, PA -- Regular readers know that we try to publicize helpful information about Pennsylvania injury cases and the insurance companies who work to prevent injured people from getting full compensation. This latest insurance company trick is something I knew I had to get out in the public eye as soon as possible.