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Does Philadelphia Have E-Lanes for Distracted Pedestrians?

Philadelphia does not have “E-Lanes” for distracted pedestrians. The Philadelphia Mayor’s Office played an April Fool’s Day joke on everyone to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted walking because so many pedestrians are looking at their phones while walking and getting injured. From 2005 – 2012 there was a 400% increase in ER visits …

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Medical Mistakes Can Be Deadly. Do You Need Representation?

A personal injury lawyer is often consulted on medical malpractice cases, especially when they result in a fatality. In 2010 a study indicated that about 180,000 people died due to a preventable medical mistakes. Three years later, a new study done by the the Journal of Patient Safety reported the numbers to be much higher, …

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Flat Tire Leads to Multi-Vehicle Accident and Life-Threatening Situation

According to a NBC news article, a standard flat tire appears to have been the cause of a chain reaction that resulted in four trucks and their passengers being seriously harmed in early August in Philadelphia. The driver of a pickup truck stopped along the side of the highway to repair a flat tire, prompting …

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