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March 2014 Archives

Widow sues drug manufacturer for wrongful death

There is nothing worse than losing a loved one in a tragic and preventable accident. From product liability cases to workplace accidents, when fatal accidents in Pennsylvania do take place the family of the deceased may be able to file a civil action know as a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. In such cases, plaintiffs may seek damages for medical costs, lost wages, funeral expenses, pain and suffering and much more.

Pennsylvania work site receives 26 OSHA citations

Whenever a Pennsylvania company is cited for OSHA violations, that employer must take certain steps to remedy the workplace hazards or else face further OSHA action. Last year, OSHA began an investigation into a Shippensburg casting company. The results of that inquiry resulted in 26 citations for alleged safety violations.

Pennsylvania woman dies in bed rail incident

As Pennsylvanians get older, new issues come to the forefront that are not of concern during their middle ages. They must worry about the physical limitations that come with old age and the potential need for assistance. One place that Pennsylvania residents can get the attention they need when they get older is at nursing homes. However, some may be hesitant to the idea of moving into a nursing facility, particularly when they see bad press about nursing home abuse or death.