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June 2015 Archives

Brain injury victims have an assertive ally in Pittsburgh

For accident victims suffering from brain injuries, returning to life as they knew it before can prove extremely difficult. The brain is the most vital organ in the body and when it doesn't work the way it's supposed to, a person may struggle with things that used to come easily.

Distracted flying a serious form of pilot negligence

We've all heard that distracted driving is a major cause of car accidents these days. A large number of people have cell phones and other handheld devices that keep them from focusing on the road. As a result, approximately 3,154 people were killed and 424,000 people were injured in 2013 car crashes involving distracted driving. Despite these devastating injuries and fatalities, over 650,000 people reportedly still use their electronic devices while driving at any given moment throughout the day.

Tracy Morgan continues to recover from brain injury

Last year, we discussed a serious truck accident involving actor and comedian Tracy Morgan. Morgan suffered critical injuries in the accident, including a traumatic brain injury. It has been almost a year since the accident. Morgan has said that he is still struggling to recover, and he continues to suffer from headaches, nosebleeds and memory problems. He also still requires a cane to walk. Morgan has said that he worries about whether he will be able to resume his life as a comedian.

Anything can happen in the time it takes for a big rig to stop

Readers of this blog are probably well aware that big rigs can pose a significant threat to Pennsylvania motorists. Their sheer size can be deadly in the event of a truck accident, and even those who are fortunate enough to survive such a wreck can be left with serious injuries or permanent disability. Yet, when truck accidents are discussed, they are often mentioned in a way that leads people to believe that these wrecks are caused mainly by head-on collisions or side-swipes. Unfortunately, rear-end accidents can be just as devastating.

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