The Legal Intelligencer reports a settlement of $3.25 million has been reached in the case of a man who claimed he suffered a disk herniation in his back after his vehicle was rear-ended on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in backed-up traffic.
The accident occurred on September
Whenever possible, most individuals will care for elderly family members to the best of their ability before considering nursing home or other elderly care services provided by non-family members. However, when a family member or relative makes significant financial sacrifices, such as limiting the amount
As one of the leading credit card companies, Discover is trusted by many consumers. However, a lawsuit has recently been filed against the major credit card company in relation to allegations of enrolling customers in optional fee-based products that were perceived by customers to be
Shunts are medical devices that are required for some patients to be implanted into the brain to help treat various conditions, the most predominant condition being hydrocephalus. If a physician fails to diagnose shunt malfunction, a patient can suffer drastic consequences.
Hydrocephalus, also commonly referred
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced new steps to increase the safety of procedures surrounding patients who undergo computed tomography (CT) brain perfusion scans. The changes are being introduced after several reports that patients were exposed to excessive amounts of radiation, causing some
A news report entitled “The Chamber Litigation Machine: How the Chamber Uses Lawsuits to Keep Americans Out of Court” details the negligent actions of the United States Chamber of Commerce. The report, written by the American Association for Justice (AAJ), shows that time and time
A revised lawsuit against Toyota alleges that the auto manufacturer secretly bought motor vehicles it produced with speed-control defects from consumers in the U.S, according to an article published by Reuters. The 700 page lawsuit claims Toyota actively planned to hide the sudden acceleration problem
The recall of at least 550 million eggs has shaken consumers’ trust of some food manufacturers, contributing to a growing concern regarding food quality due to poorly maintained facilities and other violations. The shell egg recall involving products from Wright County Egg and Hillandale Farms
There is no doubting the vast reach of the oil spill’s affects on the livelihood and well-being of thousands of Americans. Ever since the April 20 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion, concern has mounted regarding whether those affected will receive substantial compensation for losses and
Far away from the hustle and bustle of the big city streets of Philadelphia, Harrisburg or Pittsburgh there is this wonderful little town in Cameron County Pennsylvania called Emporium. In this North Central Pennsylvania county seat is where you will find the Cameron County Courthouse.