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Category: Work Accident

Hit-from-Behind Tractor-Trailer Accident Shuts Down Highway

Written by HeavensLawFirm on December 4, 2021

Two people were transported to Crozer-Chester Medical Center Trauma Unit recently when they smashed into a tractor-trailer in the breakdown lane on Interstate 476 northbound. The accident shut down the highway for more than four hours between MacDade Boulevard and Baltimore Pike.

Several EMS and fire companies responded to the incident…Read More

Newark Man Electrocuted During Power Tower Painting Project

Written by HeavensLawFirm on October 4, 2021

A Newark man was killed recently while working on a power line tower in Mahoning Township. Carlos Hernandez, 27, from Newark New Jersey, was a victim of accidental electrocution when he encountered a high-voltage line on a transmission tower.

The event occurred around 11 am EST on Mohawk School Road.

Hernandez, an…Read More

Two People Sent to Hospital after Monongalia County Accident

Written by HeavensLawFirm on August 20, 2021

A vehicle accident in Monongalia County left two people injured enough to need emergency medical attention. The accident occurred around 8 pm on Interstate 79 South at mile marker 157.

The incident resulted in two flipped vehicles that included a camper and a truck.

The two injured parties were transported to the…Read More

One Dead After Off-Road Accident in Monroe County

Written by HeavensLawFirm on August 20, 2021

An off-road accident recently resulted in the death of Monroe County Assessor Norbert Netzel’s wife, Erin Netzel, aged 60.

Mrs. Netzel’s sister, Kelly Crosier, is hospitalized with severe injuries and in stable condition at a Roanoke, Virginia hospital. Claire Gibson, the third injured person, suffered a leg injury.

According to Monroe County…Read More

Driver Involved in Tractor-Trailer Accident Suffers Non-Life Threatening Injuries

Written by HeavensLawFirm on August 20, 2021

According to Cumberland, Maryland Police, the driver of a vehicle that recently drove under a tractor trailer was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. According to police, the accident took place at the intersection of Howard and South Mechanic Streets.

West Virginia driver Douglas Dorsey was attempting a right-hand…Read More

Investigation Opened After Gas Drilling Worker Killed

Written by HeavensLawFirm on April 21, 2021

Investigators at the state and federal level have launched an investigation into the death of a gas drilling worker in Montrose, Pennsylvania.

According to Cabot Oil & Gas, the contract worker suffered injures while working in Susquehanna County. The injured worker was transported to Montrose Hospital and was pronounced dead shortly…Read More

Can You File a Personal Injury Lawsuit for a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Written by HeavensLawFirm on March 4, 2021

In most cases, legal action regarding injuries that occur on-the-job do not warrant civil lawsuits. Instead, they trigger workers’ compensation claims.

However, in some cases, a person injured while working needs more compensation for their injuries than is provided from workers’ compensation claims. This is especially true for those injured in…Read More

How Is Fault Determined After an Accident?

Written by HeavensLawFirm on October 30, 2020

Vehicle accidents are part of life. Most people will be involved in a car crash at least once in their lifetime. These collisions range from minor fender-benders to severe crashes which are potentially fatal. Most of them are followed by weeks or months of negotiations. There are discussions over who…Read More

Uniontown Crash Leaves One Person Injured and Another Person Deceased

Written by HeavensLawFirm on September 9, 2020

A recent collision involving two motorcycles and a van on Route 40 resulted in one man’s death. Another was seriously injured.

The crash occurred at the intersection of National Pike and Fayette Street.

The deceased man, identified as 26-year old Tyler Swenglish of Smithfield, was pronounced dead at the scene after his…Read More

Hit-and-run Driver Identified in Overbrook Park Crash

Written by HeavensLawFirm on September 9, 2020

Six people were injured and a man died after a juvenile driver fled the scene of a crash on Haverford Avenue in Overbrook Park.

According to witnesses, the young woman fled the scene on foot after handing her children over to people at the scene. Law enforcement is aware of her…Read More