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Stapp Gives Notice of Litigation to PA AG

Published on Feb 15, 2022 in Firm News.

On January 26, 2022, attorney Gregory A. Stapp of Stapp Law, LLC provided notice to Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro of his intent to pursue civil action against the parties who failed to report and properly handle an incident of criminal sexual assault occurring in 2018. Gregory Stapp is filing a claim on behalf of […]

How Does Alcohol Affect Reaction Time While Driving?

Published on Jan 31, 2022 in car accidents.

While driving, you must always be ready to react to anything that happens. A quick reaction time is vital to preventing accidents. When someone is driving under the influence of alcohol, their reaction time is affected. Lowered reaction times increase the likelihood of a car accident. Read on to learn more about how alcohol can […]

Who Has the Right of Way in a Traffic Circle?

Published on Jan 31, 2022 in car accidents.

While driving is a necessary part of almost everyone’s life, about 1 in 57 people are involved in traffic crashes per year according to data collected by Pennsylvania’s Department of Transportation in 2019. Not surprisingly, though, a little over ¼ of those involve a vehicle at an intersection or while taking a turn.

What injuries do registered nurses suffer from?

Published on Dec 12, 2021 in blog, workers' compensation.

Registered nurses face one of the most physically demanding jobs possible, with many doing back-breaking labor every single day. On top of that, nurses are actually the most likely to suffer from illness or injury compared to other workers in the health care sector. Though this is due in part to the high number of […]

Trucker substance abuse violations on the rise

Published on Nov 23, 2021 in car accidents, truck accidents.

Commercial truck drivers across Pennsylvania and the rest of the nation have a duty to exercise care and caution behind the wheel. Yet, sometimes, truck drivers take unnecessary risks behind the wheel that endanger everyone they encounter. Research shows that the number of commercial truckers using drugs and alcohol on the job is rising rapidly. […]

What are the different types of skull fracture?

Published on Nov 8, 2021 in injuries.

After suffering a personal injury, you want an accurate inventory of the harm you sustained. You hurt your skull during the incident, but what kind of fracture did you endure? Johns Hopkins Medicine explains the four skull fracture types. By identifying your specific injury, you better understand how much to seek in damages. Depressed skull fracture You […]

3 tips for filing a workers’ compensation claim

Published on Oct 22, 2021 in workers' compensation.

When you woke up to go to work, you did not expect that you would sustain a serious injury at your workplace. But this is a reality for many workers, and these injuries leave many with serious injuries that affect their employment and overall health. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers reported 2.8 […]

How do you photograph evidence from a car accident scene?

Published on Oct 11, 2021 in car accidents.

Car accident victims must keep thorough medical records of their injuries and damage to their vehicle. Because of adrenaline and the rush of emotions experienced in the accident aftermath, those injured may neglect to gather viable photographic evidence of their car damage. Forbes offers tips for using images to tell what happened during and after the accident. […]

Communication issues may lead to serious medical errors

Published on Sep 27, 2021 in injuries.

Poor communication between health care professionals may result in patient injuries or fatalities. As reported by the HIPAA Journal, miscommunication most often occurs when staff members change shifts. When caregivers sign off at the end of their shifts, the responsibility of patients’ care transfers to another staff member. A joint commission’s research discovered 80% of communication […]

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How Is Nursing Home Abuse Investigated?

The decision to place a loved one in a nursing home is never easy. However, depending on a parent’s or grandparent’s illness, injury, or severity of their condition, a nursing home is often the safest place for them to be. Residential nursing home facilities provide services (including round-the-clock care) that Pennsylvania families are simply not […]

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How To Inform an Insurance Company About an Accident

After you’ve been in a car accident in Williamsport, conversing with your Pennsylvania auto insurance company is the last thing you want to do. However, it’s necessary to report the accident as soon as possible. Read on to learn more about how to inform an insurance company about an accident you were involved in. Our […]

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Defining the Term “Gross Negligence” in Pennsylvania

Negligence is a fundamental legal concept in personal injury law. It describes a failure to uphold a duty to keep others safe—and instead acting in such a way that someone is harmed. When a person is injured in an accident caused by negligence, they have the right to take legal action against the party responsible […]

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