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Amtrak Derailment

Eight People Killed in Amtrak Crashes over Seven-Week Span; Hundreds Injured

March 1st, 2018

Federal investigators say a track switch locked in the wrong position appears to be the cause of the most recent Amtrak collision in South Carolina that killed the train’s conductor and engineer and sent about 115 Amtrak passengers to local hospitals. The Feb. 4, 2018 crash …

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Pedestrian Accidents

Roosevelt Boulevard Strikes Again: Unlicensed Driver Kills Pedestrian

February 12th, 2018

Another victim has died attempting to cross Roosevelt Boulevard. Late Monday evening on Feb. 5, 2018, an unidentified woman in her 20s was struck and killed with such force that she came out of both her sneakers, police said. The accident, which occurred on the inner …

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cap medical malpractice awards

Profitable “NonProfit” Insurance Companies: Hidden Factors in The Rising Cost of Healthcare

August 30th, 2017

Lawsuit reform is a highly controversial topic at the moment. There are many movements to try to cap medical malpractice awards since people blame doctors’ insurance costs as a reason for expensive healthcare. However, what people often don’t see is that the doctors’ insurance which …

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Airbag Recall

Defective Airbags in Mazdas, Hondas, and 17 other automakers cause Largest and Most Complex Safety Recall in U.S. History

August 18th, 2017

Mazda recently issued a recall of nearly 80,000 cars and SUVs, shortly after an initial recall in January, to replace defective airbags.  The defect arises from dangerous Takata airbag inflators, which are located in the front passenger side of certain 2007 through 2009 and 2012 …

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“Cooling Therapy” Treatment Saves & Changes The Lives of Infants with Birth Asphyxia– If Administered In Time

August 16th, 2017

Neonatal Therapeutic Hypothermia, also known as “Cooling Therapy” is a treatment for newborns that lack oxygen due to birth complications. Infants sometimes lack sufficient oxygen at birth due to blood loss or other complications during delivery. This severe oxygen deficiency, known as birth asphyxia or hypoxic-ischemic …

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Parents: New PA Health Rule Allows Schools to Turn Away Your Child if He or She is Not Up to Date with Required Vaccinations

August 14th, 2017

Pennsylvania has a new health statute requiring that all children be up-to -date with their vaccinations by the first day of school or schools can turn them away. Unlike the eight-month grace period in the past, schools will only permit a 5 day grace period. …

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