Driving on Pennsylvania roads can be dangerous under normal circumstances. Distracted motorists, weather and other conditions often cause collisions resulting in serious injury and even death. But one recent freak truck accident resulted in the sudden death of a respected journalist who was driving to visit family.
Medical malpractice claims can be costly for both patients and physicians in Pennsylvania and elsewhere, so says a letter published by a leading medical journal. The letter summarized the costs to medical professionals by specialty for defending medical malpractice claims. The highest costs were associated with claims against doctors treating cancer and cardiology patients.
On Wednesday night, April 4, a Pennsylvania motorcyclist passed away following a collision with a pickup truck. The Berks County man was on his motorcycle when it collided with the truck in Upper Hanover Township. While the motorcycle driver was indeed wearing a helmet, it was not enough to keep him from sustaining life-threatening injuries resulting in an apparent wrongful death.
An accident along Interstate 80 in Pennsylvania left one man dead, although tragically, he may still have been alive today if the driver of the second vehicle had cut him free after the man's truck overturned. The fatal accident happened a little past 2 a.m. on March 20. Police have subsequently charged the second driver with driving under the influence, amongst other crimes.