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Car Safety Technologies Continue to Advance

Airbags and anti-lock brakes used to be the gold standard in car safety. However, as time and technology have both progressed, the safety features on cars have changed by leaps and bounds. Many of these advanced safety features are more than just a luxury item. Most buyers now can expect the latest safety features in… Read More


An Overview of Workers’ Compensation Benefits

The concept of workers’ compensation is often described as a compromise between the rights and needs of employers and employees. Both sides know that injuries occur. The compromise of workers’ compensation is that each side gets some benefit. Employees have compensation options when they get injured or sick on the job, while employers are not… Read More


Involved in a Car Accident? Here’s What to Do

A car accident can be a traumatic and stressful experience, especially when serious injuries are involved. Car accidents bring a whirl of emotions, which is completely normal, but you may find yourself shaken up and unsure of what to do next. The Delaware County car accident lawyers at the Law Office of Deborah M. Truscello… Read More


Distracted Drivers Increase Crash Rates in Work Zones

Distracted driving is becoming an increasingly large problem. Studies have shown that it is related in part to the fact that we are becoming more and more reliant on our cell phones for all sorts of things like directions, where to find our next meal, and even simply to converse with co-workers, friends, or family…. Read More


Child Custody Basics

If divorcing parents cannot agree on child custody arrangements, Pennsylvania courts will step in to decide which parent gets full custody, if the parents can share custody, and if necessary develop a visitation schedule. This decision will be based on examining several factors to determine what is in the best interest of the child, including: Records… Read More


Car Accidents and Brain Injury Awareness Month

A severe brain injury potentially changes not only the victim’s life forever, but that of their family. Car accidents are one of the most common causes of traumatic brain injury (TBI). While a serious head injury and TBI after a motor vehicle accident could be obvious, that is not the case with a less severe… Read More


Gray Divorce: Ending Your Marriage at an Older Age

Most married couples would likely agree that marriage takes work. Some generations ago, the amount of work put in, some might argue, seemed to be higher. As of 1990 fewer than 1 in 10 people who got divorced were over the age of 50. But over the course of the last two and a half… Read More


Those Who Are Sleep Deprived are More Likely to be Involved in Car Accidents

As demands on our time increase, the hours available to sleep decrease, which puts us at risk for serious and sometimes fatal car accidents. According to a new study posted in Science Daily, people who sleep less than seven hours in any 24-hour period are three times more likely to cause a car accident. Those… Read More


How to Prevent the Top 5 Most Common Workplace Injuries

It may seem as though the only dangerous workplaces involve power tools or construction sites. However, that is not the case. Workplace accidents and injuries can occur at any workplace. Here are the five most common workplace injuries: Slips, Trips & Falls These types of injuries account for about one-third of all personal injuries in… Read More


Changing Your Name After Divorce

After a divorce, the thought of changing one’s name back to a maiden name can elicit a range of emotions. For some, it can evoke a feeling of independence and new beginnings; but for others, it is just another inconvenience caused by divorce. Whether you look forward to the change or simply need to do… Read More


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