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Are You Properly Insured Against A Dogbite Claim?

Posted by Sandra Worthington | Jul 07, 2022 | 0 Comments

It is critical to look at your homeowner's or renter's insurance to determine whether you have enough coverage to protect your assets if your dog should bite someone. If you or a loved one are bitten or attacked by a dog, there are specific factors to evaluate to determine whether there is a valid claim and how to proceed.

Avoiding Dog Bite Injuries

Posted by Sandra Worthington | May 10, 2022 | 0 Comments

Dog bite injuries are far from uncommon even though a lot can be done to prevent them. Dog Bite Statistics: Each year, April has a dog bite prevention week to raise awareness of dog bite situations and how to prevent them.  The American Veterinary Medical Association (“AVMA”) has some startling...

Distracted Driving Kills

Posted by Sandra Worthington | Nov 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

The dispatcher was chatting amiably with our driver, whom he had known for years. The driver had filled the belly of his tanker truck with a load of aviation fuel and was making his way north up the Florida interstate. The interstate crossing the flatlands of central Florida, had a generous, gras...

When Walking Can Kill You

Posted by Sandra Worthington | Oct 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Philadelphia's Pedestrian Deaths In 2018, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that there were 6,283 pedestrians killed in vehicle crashes.  According to the Centers for Disease Control “[m]ost pedestrian deaths occur in urban areas, at non-intersection locations, and at n...

Hot Car Deaths – How to Prevent Them

Posted by Sandra Worthington | Sep 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Heatstroke in Infants due to Soaring Hot Car Temps There is perhaps no sadder job as a lawyer than to handle a “wrongful death” claim.  In a wrongful death case, someone has died, likely due to the negligence or recklessness of another person.  The most heartbreaking type of this case involves th...

Taking the bite out of the dog

Posted by Sandra Worthington | Aug 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Is your dog overly protective of your home and family?  Does your dog lunge at folks who come to your door?  Are you afraid that your dog may not just bark, but might even bite?  This can be a very costly bad habit.  Personal injury claims due to dog bites can range from $26,000 to more than $500...

Photograph the Scene of Your Car Crash

Posted by Sandra Worthington | Aug 03, 2020 | 0 Comments

Car accidents can be scary and painful too if you are injured.  If you can, however, take lots of pictures of the accident scene so you will have an accurate portrayal of exactly what happened in the months to come.  If you are too injured to do so, enlist the help of another passenger or witness...

PA Dog Bite Lawsuits

Posted by Sandra Worthington | Jun 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you are anything like me, you are a dog lover from way back!  Much as we love our mutts, however, some dogs are downright dangerous.  While some breeds have an undeserved bad rap, dog bite cases can arise with any breed.  Last week alone saw two fatalities from dog attacks.  In one, the family...

Traffic Accident? Seek Medical Care!

Posted by Sandra Worthington | May 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Car Accident Injuries?  Seek Medical and Legal Help ASAP! If you are injured in a car accident during this coronavirus stay-at-home era, you may wonder what to do for medical care in case of an accident.  The short answer is:  seek medical care immediately! Two reasons dictate seeking medical at...

Pedestrian Deaths On The Rise

Posted by Sandra Worthington | Mar 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pedestrian Deaths On The Rise According to research done on behalf of the Governors Highway Safety Association which represents the state highway safety offices, pedestrian deaths have risen faster than motorist fatalities and are up to 6000 total last year. Why are there more pedestrian deaths i...

Car Accidents On Icy Roads

Posted by Sandra Worthington | Mar 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you have been in a car accident or truck accident due to icy conditions, the insurance company is not going to give you a break because you lost control on an icy patch you couldn't see. You have to maintain sufficient distance from the car in front of you to avoid colliding whether it is icy ...

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