Car accidents can cause burn injuries in a variety of ways. The most obvious being if the accident causes a fuel leak and the fuel makes contact with a spark or something extremely hot. Many people die from burn injuries when a fuel tank catches fire and engulfs the vehicle in flames. Cars also contain[…] Read More
What Are Common Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents at Stadiums and Arenas?
Philadelphia sports fans are known for their loyalty and look forward to showing it at games. Sometimes, things take a bad turn and slip and fall accidents happen. Stadiums and arenas get packed with rowdy fans who do not have safety on their radar. Besides the possibility of getting bumped into, added risks include excessive[…] Read More
Should You Seek Medical Attention After a Minor Car Accident?
Minor car accidents can cause serious injuries. Even if you are in just a fender-bender, you might suffer severe injuries that are not immediately apparent. Obtaining medical treatment as soon as possible following a minor car accident is critical for this reason. You might hit your head against a window or dash or suffer an[…] Read More
Are Women More Likely to Get Injured in a Car Accident?
Car accidents are a leading cause of injuries in the United States. However, research shows that injury risks are not distributed evenly across genders. A Verity Now study of 70,000 traffic accidents showed that women were 73 percent more likely to be injured and 17 percent more likely to die in collisions. The Insurance Institute[…] Read More
What Should You Do if You Have a Spinal Cord Injury From an Accident?
A spinal cord injury can have life-altering effects. Pennsylvania’s personal injury protection (PIP) coverage will pay for expenses related to injuries up to policy limits. However, a spinal cord injury could result in your medical costs and other damages exceeding your policy limits. Depending on your type of auto insurance, you might be able to[…] Read More
Robert E. McCann Makes Special Guest Appearance on Pain and Wellness Podcast
Founding member Robert E. McCann of McCann Dillon Jaffe & Lamb, LLC was pleased to appear as a special guest on the podcast, The Pain and Wellness Hour with Sonny Banks. Bob appeared on the November 8, 2022 episode of the podcast hosted by Sonny Banks of Banks Law. The Pain and Wellness Hour with[…] Read More
What Are Economic Damages?
The aftermath of a car accident can be costly, especially if there are injuries involved. Insurance is meant to reimburse damages. However, insurance companies would rather provide the minimum possible amount of compensation. One of the best ways to fight for the payment you are entitled to is to hire an attorney experienced in car[…] Read More
My Car Accident Was Caused by Mechanical Failure: Who Is Liable?
All vehicles should be safe to drive. Unfortunately, a mechanical error might occur that makes your vehicle dangerous to drive. If a car accident happens as a result, the manufacturer might be held liable for damages. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and carmakers issue recall information for specific makes and models that have[…] Read More
W.A.T.C.H. Releases 2022 Worst Toys List
Families try to do everything to protect their children year-round, but the holidays present certain challenges, like unsafe toys that have small parts, sharp edges, and other hazards. Organizations like World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. (W.A.T.C.H.) are devoted to increasing awareness about the worst offenders. W.A.T.C.H. creates a list each year that lets the[…] Read More
Do I Need to Hire a Car Accident Lawyer?
A car accident can leave a person with a catastrophic injury. Unfortunately, if a person fails to take the appropriate measures to obtain needed compensation to recover from the injury, it could result in lifelong consequences. Car accident claims for serious injuries are not as cut and dry as many people think. From gathering information[…] Read More