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July 2013 Archives

Three underage Pittsburgh men killed in alcohol-related accident

Drunk driving is a serious offense in all states in this country, and can have disastrous consequences, especially when young people are involved. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 35 percent of all car accident deaths of young people involve alcohol. While it is illegal in all 50 states for those under the age of 21 to purchase and possess alcohol, alcohol often makes it into the hands of minors.

Bar that sponsored "beer Olympics" sued for death of patron

Drunk driving accidents can be tragic, and devastating to the surviving family members of any victims who may have been killed. While many may be quick to blame the drunk individual for the accident, and not following the well-known admonitions to designate a driver and not to drink and drive, sometimes, other parties may have had a hand in the causation.

Family names Pittsburgh hospital in wrongful death lawsuit

Losing a loved one who has suffered from a chronic or long-term illness can be devastating to the surviving family members, but may also provide a sense of relief because the victim's suffering is over. However, when it is clear to the family members that more could have been done to save the life of their loved one, they may seek the assistance of a wrongful death attorney.