As parents and grandparents age, their family members must make important decisions about their health and well-being. One of these decisions revolves around securing the best environment for elders who can no longer take care of themselves. Most people work full-time jobs and are unable to remain at home with an elderly or infirm loved one. Often, the only remaining option is a nursing home.
In 2015, a Pennsylvania family lost their 11-month-old son in a medical malpractice situation that was arguably completely preventable. The parents took their son to a Geisinger Health System facility in Plains Township because the child had suffered with diarrhea and vomiting for several days.
Hundreds of car accidents occur in Pennsylvania every day. In 2016, an average of 15 collisions happened every hour in the state.
Regardless of why you choose to walk at night, we want to remind you of how to avoid pedestrian accidents. Even though many of the things we will discuss are common nature, we all sometimes give in to complacency. If you have always walked in the dark and have never experienced an incident, you may be especially prone to complacency, and that can be a recipe for disaster.
In most situations, personal injury claims revolve around some form of accidental injury such as those suffered in a car crash or a pedestrian accident. However, as you already seem to know, a person's intentional actions can also leave victims injured.