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Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

There’s nothing quite as overwhelming as being the victim of medical malpractice. While it’s common to believe that an error always constitutes medical malpractice, it’s important to remember that a bad outcome doesn’t always warrant a claim. Doctors and other medical professionals are not perfect and because so many common illnesses have symptoms that mimic…

  • Radon Poses Threat to New Jersey Residents, State Says

    Exposure to deadly radon gas claims the lives of over 560 New Jersey residents per year. Communities spanning from North to South Jersey are affected by radon, and officials from the state Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Protection are warning residents that they must act against it and test their homes for…

  • A Third of Breast Cancer Patients Receive Unneeded Treatment, Studies Show

    According to a new Danish study, about a third of breast cancer patients receive unneeded treatment that may pose as health hazards. In the study, researchers found that some small, slow-growing tumors discovered by mammograms did not require treatment. However, overly cautious doctors diagnose their patients with breast cancer and aggressively treat them via surgery,…

  • Fort Lauderdale Shooting Shows That Airport Security Procedures Must Be Altered

    Yesterday’s tragedy at Fort Lauderdale, Florida has claimed the lives of five people and injured eight others. As the nation mourns yet another mass shooting, many are beginning to ask what could have been done to prevent it. As a result, airport security has come under scrutiny again. Citizens are asking why guns are allowed to be checked…

  • NTSB Investigates Philadelphia SEPTA Trolley Accident

    The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will investigate the SEPTA trolley accident that occurred on Wednesday afternoon in West Philadelphia. The accident, which took place when a Route 10 trolley rear-ended another one in front of it, injured almost 50 people. Typically, the trolleys run in 10-minute intervals, but the trolleys involved in this accident…

  • Driver Speeding Caused Fatal Michigan Car Pileup

    Investigators determined that a driver speeding on Interstate 96, about 55 miles outside of Detroit, Michigan, caused the fatal car pileup in early December. The multi-vehicle pileup, which involved around 53 cars, happened when a driver sped down the snowy highway and started the accident that claimed the lives of an older Michigan couple and…

  • SEPTA Trolley Accident Injures Dozens

    Close to 50 people suffered minor injuries when two SEPTA trolleys collided in West Philadelphia today. While a cause has yet to be determined, victims of the SEPTA accident reported that it appeared as though one trolley was speeding. While SEPTA has yet to confirm what was the cause of this rear-end collision, many are…

  • Passengers Injured When Long Island Railroad Commuter Train Derails

    A Long Island Railroad (LIRR) commuter train derailed in Brooklyn, New York, this morning, disrupting the morning commute. The commuter train, carrying 600 passengers, apparently hit a platform or bumper at the LIRR Track 6 at a very low speed, states the New York Office of Emergency Management. When the derailment occurred, one passenger heard…

  • Toddler Rescues Twin from Falling IKEA Dresser

    On Friday morning, a toddler became pinned underneath his bedroom dresser in Orem, Utah. His twin brother rescued him from the Ikea dresser by moving the piece of furniture off him, which took about two minutes. Despite vigilant efforts at childproofing and placing surveillance cameras around the home, the parents did not witness the accident…

  • Television Electrical Fire Claims Snohomish, Washington Man’s Life

    Early Tuesday morning, an electrical fire in a television claimed the life of a man in Snohomish, Washington. Upon receipt of calls received about smoke and flames coming from the home, fire crews responded around 4:30 am and rescued the man, who was in his 90s, and his wife. Despite crew members attempting CPR, the…

  • Plane Disappears in Ohio, Leaving Six Missing

    Late Thursday night, a plane carrying a pilot and five passengers disappeared about two miles over Lake Erie and is missing. The Cessna Citation 525 plane, which took off in Cleveland, Ohio, from the Burke Lakefront Airport, was flying to the Ohio State University airport in Columbus after the occupants went to a Cleveland Cavaliers…