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Philadelphia Injury Lawyer Blog

The Pearce Law Firm, including well-known Philadelphia injury lawyer Edith Pearce, is dedicated to the personal care of each individual case. We believe in educating our potential clients on the variety of cases being filed in the state of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The blog posts below feature accidents and events that may lead to potential law suits. Whether you need a personal injury lawyer to represent you due to car or truck accidents, slip and fall accidents, construction accidents, dog bites, or head injuries, The Pearce Law Firm works on your behalf to provide you the compensation you deserve.

Archive for November 2011


Black Friday Injury Risks – Shopping Can Be Scary Stuff

November 29, 2011


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Black Friday has been known for being a day of pure chaos for decades now. Tens of thousands if not more flock to stores during the early morning hours of the day after Thanksgiving in an effort to score the best deals on the best products before they’re gone. Dangerous stampedes of people and altercations are often common as customers compete for products and potential holiday gifts that are in limited supply. The “Shopping Holiday” is seen by many as ...

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Philadelphia Pharmaceutical Executives Charged in Case Involving Medical Malpractice, Dangerous Products, and Wrongful Death

November 22, 2011

Four Pharmaceutical executives are scheduled to stand before a judge in Philadelphia this Monday regarding their part in a wrongful death case that claimed the life of three elderly victims between the years of 2003 and 2004. Michael D. Huggins, Thomas B. Higgins, Richard E. Bohner, and John J. Wash, formers executives of Synthes Inc. have been charged with violating a “responsible corporate officer doctrine” after having knowingly promoted the use of a potentially dangerous product.

Synthes Inc., who operates out ...

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Posted in: Products Liability

Another Actor Injured during Spider Man Production

November 17, 2011

Another cast member of the seemingly ill-fated Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark, has been injured in an accident that occurred while he was acting in the production. The accident marks the sixth report of an injury since the production began rehearsals just a little over a year ago. It has become all too common for actors in the 65 million dollar musical to suffer from slip and fall injuries as well as other types of injury and some ...

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New Study Shows Spinal Cord Injuries may be Correlated with Heart Disease

November 15, 2011

According to researcher Rianne Ravensbergen, a PhD. candidate supervised by Dr. Victoria Claydon in the Cardiovascular Physiology Lab at Simon Fraser University, spinal cord injuries are key predictors of cardiovascular risk due to the possible damage they may cause to the autonomic nervous system. Ravensbergen recently presented her findings to the Canadian cardiovascular Congress 2011 which was co-hosted by the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, further explaining that heart disease is actually the leading cause of ...

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Train Accidents Kill Two Philadelphia Area Men in Three Week Span

November 10, 2011

Two deadly accidents involving public transportation took place in the Philadelphia area recently. The accidents claimed the lives of two Philadelphia area victims who were each struck by commuter trains. Each of the men lost their life after stumbling and falling on a train station platform.

The most recent incident involved a man who was struck and killed in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia. The victim, who has not yet been identified, died immediately upon impact after falling onto tracks while ...

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Another Deadly Single Vehicle Crash in the Philadelphia Region

November 8, 2011

Another victim has died after suffering severe injuries in a single car crash near the Philadelphia region this week. This time the victim was a 65-year-old man. Although the name of the man has not yet been released, authorities are certain about many of the details surrounding the accident.

The victim lost control of his 1970 Plymouth Barracuda on Del. 896 also known as Summit Bridge Road in Glasgow Delaware late Saturday afternoon. Sgt. Paul Savack told reporters that the crash ...

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Crash Near Philadelphia Eventually Claims Life of Young Driver

November 3, 2011

Another car crash occurred just hours away from the city of Philadelphia this week. Tragically, the crash proved to be a fatal one as its aftermath eventually claimed the life of the young driver involved. That driver died early Wednesday morning of the severe injuries he sustained in the late night accident.

The victim has been identified as 25-year-old Keith Baldwin of Laurel. Baldwin was driving his 1996 Chevrolet Blazer south on Gordy road near Whitesville road when the car accident ...

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Philadelphia Abortion Clinic Workers Plead Guilty to Causing Death and Injury

November 1, 2011

New developments were made this week in the Philadelphia medical malpractice and murder case that made headlines and chilled the entire nation last January. During that month, Kermit Gosnell, 70, of the Philadelphia area, was charged with first degree murder and several other felonies after an investigation revealed that he had been regularly overdosing patients with dangerous drugs and delivering full term healthy babies and then killing them by inflicting spinal cord injury. The former doctor Gosnell conducted these actions ...

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Posted in: Medical Malpractice