A judge ordered jail time as part of a sentence to a Pennsylvania man after a no contest plea to a fatal accident. The man said he did not remember the incident, which is why he did not plead guilty. He apparently felt he could not accurately confess to causing the fatal accident since he couldn't remember it, but he also had no defense for his alleged actions.
People go shopping every day but do not expect to be injured in a store while they are spending their hard-earned money. A woman claims she was injured on someone else's property in June, 2012. She also says she was humiliated by the incident. The 95-year-old woman is suing a Pennsylvania Walmart for injuries she suffered while waiting for her daughter as she conducted business in the store's customer service department.
A bicycle and car accident has left one cyclist with serious leg injuries. The driver of the motor vehicle that hit the man remains at large and police are struggling to locate him. Although this bicycle accident occurred in a neighboring state, the essential issues relating to the crash are the same as they would be in Pennsylvania and the hit-and-run driver must be located and identified in order for the injured cyclist to pursue restitution for his injuries under the law.
Most people wake up in the morning never expecting to be injured on someone else's property as they go throughout the day. A Pennsylvania woman is suing Walgreens because she feels it is their fault she was injured while she was shopping at one of their neighborhood pharmacy locations. Anyone who has been injured on someone else's property may have the right to seek financial compensation to cover a variety of costs incurred from such an injury.
Home Depot, the city of Philadelphia and others were named in a recently filed wrongful death lawsuit. The family of a Pennsylvania woman filed the suit after the woman and her great-granddaughter died after smoke alarms throughout her house allegedly did not work as intended. Over $50,000 in damages is being sought in the wrongful death suit.
After a harsh winter, many Pennsylvanians are relishing the opportunity to take part in outdoor activities. For many people, being able to spend time out on a lake is the ideal form of recreation. Unfortunately, one couple's recent fishing trip took an unexpected, tragic turn.