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Doylestown Personal Injury And Wrongful Death Blog

Is brake failure actually a result of driver error?

Many professional drivers spend years behind the wheel of a tractor-trailer. As such, the general assumption might be that their skills are above average.

More than 15 million semitrucks travel across America’s roadways each year. Considering their weight and size, a collision with a passenger vehicle often results in catastrophic injuries; on average, someone is seriously injured or killed in a truck accident every 15 minutes. This likely begs the question: are truck drivers prepared to keep you safe?

How to Find the Best Medical Malpractice Lawyer Near You?

Suffering an injury or complication after medical treatment is something that most would never expect. Yet, it does happen all the time, resulting in a personal injury claim called medical negligence or medical malpractice. If you have been a victim, get in touch with a medical malpractice attorney as soon as you can.

Could your kids be making you a more dangerous driver?

You probably take special care to drive safely when you have your kids in the car, but driving with children can be tough. A baby might start crying, a toddler might drop his comfort object on the floor, a school-aged child might be needing a snack or a teenager might be starting arguments. Children of all ages can make you feel pressured to engage in driving distractions, and sometimes they become distractions themselves.

If you engage in distracted driving, you could be putting yourself, your children and other motorists at risk of severe injuries. However, it isn’t always practical to leave your children at home, so what can you do to improve your safety when driving with your children?

How is the severity of a brain injury measured?

If you have a loved one who recently experienced a head injury, you probably have a variety of concerns. One of your main concerns is likely to be over the severity of the injury, but how is such a thing even measured?

Traumatic brain injuries must be identified and treated quickly. The Glasgow Coma Scale is one common way medical teams can quickly identify and assess someone's condition.

School bus safety: Five tips for your child crossing the road

School is well under way in Pennsylvania. And with school comes school buses stopping in traffic to pick up children. Unfortunately, drivers on Pennsylvania roads don’t always follow the rules of stopping behind a school bus, putting children in danger.

While you can’t control drivers that ignore school bus safety laws, you can teach your children about staying safe when getting on or off the school bus. Here are a few safety tips for school bus safety:

3 common mistakes motorists make when driving near heavy trucks

You may have felt intimidated to drive near heavy trucks, like tractor-trailers, when you were first learning to drive, but you probably share the road with these large vehicles so often now that you don’t worry much about it. However, even experienced drivers can make dangerous mistakes when driving near heavy trucks.

Crashes involving heavy trucks may not occur as often as collisions between two passenger vehicles, but when heavy trucks are involved in a collision, the results can be catastrophic, especially for the occupants of the smaller vehicle. By practicing safe driving habits and avoiding common mistakes, you can minimize your risk of being involved in this devastating type of collision.

Many pregnancy-related deaths could be prevented

Bringing a baby into the world is one of the most beautiful things that a person can do. Starting a family should be a happy time in your life—but there is a risk of things going horribly wrong.

If you are expecting right now, you should be aware of the potential issues that may arise and how you can avoid them.

Understanding birth injuries

The possibility of your child becoming injured during birth is something you may not wish to think about, but the unfortunate fact is that it does happen. The Birth Injury Guide says that six to eight of every 1,000 babies are born with a birth injury. This article will take a look at a few common questions people have about birth injuries in order to best understand them.


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