Year: 2020

Driver Negligence Can Result in Bike & Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania

Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania

DRIVER NEGLIGENCE CAN RESULT IN BIKE & PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS IN PENNSYLVANIA Bicycles and motorcycles are fun and economical means of transportation. However, they offer very little protection from inclement weather and other Pennsylvania motorists. WHAT IS DRIVER NEGLIGENCE? When a person is negligent, they have behaved thoughtlessly or carelessly, which caused harm or injury to […]

Benzene Water Contamination Can Occur in Areas Near Wildfires

Chemicals in Drinking Water | Goldberg, Persky, and White P.C.

Benzene Water Contamination Can Occur in Areas Near Wildfires People living near areas where wildfires occur could be exposed to harmful carcinogens in their drinking water. In 2020, two communities in Santa Cruz, California had their drinking water contaminated after wildfires went through the area. Benzene was found in the drinking water at 40 times […]

Asbestos Exposure from Fake Snow

Asbestos Exposure from Fake Snow Asbestos was considered a useful material because of its fireproof and insulative properties, so it was adopted in ships, factories, and other industries that deal with a lot of heat. It is made up of microscopic fibers that are very light and indestructible, which are very easy to inhale and […]

Relaxed Opioid Restrictions Need to Stay

Relaxed Opioid Restrictions Need to Stay As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, another crisis in the United States is most likely going to get worse. The opioid epidemic has been greatly impacted, making it harder for people addicted to opioids to get treatment. Opioid treatment is usually done in person, so social distancing and restricted access […]

Questions to Ask About Your Asbestos Lawsuit

Ask Your Attorney About Your Asbestos Lawsuit

Questions to Ask About Your Asbestos Lawsuit Despite decades knowing asbestos exposure dangers, asbestos companies and manufacturers withheld, downplayed, and ignored the issue. Not until a series of lawsuits in the early 1970s were companies forced to admit their awareness and responsibility. Those first mesothelioma lawsuits paved the way for modern asbestos litigation. It’s a journey toward compensating […]

Top 5 Occupations At Risk For Developing Mesothelioma

Top 5 Occupations At Risk For Developing Mesothelioma Asbestos was once thought to be a miracle product because asbestos is an inert material with excellent thermal transfer properties. It is fire-resistant, chemical-resistant, non-corrosive, and inexpensive. However, asbestos is a known carcinogen. When asbestos fibers become airborne anyone in the vicinity can inhale the tiny particles […]

Mesothelioma, Lung Cancer and Cigarette Smoking

Mesothelioma, Lung Cancer and Cigarette Smoking

Mesothelioma, Lung Cancer and Cigarette Smoking Many people confuse mesothelioma with lung cancer and believe cigarette smoking and tobacco use causes both. Lung cancer and mesothelioma have several characteristics in common. However, there are significant differences between the two diseases. Characteristics of Mesothelioma and Lung Cancer Lung Cancer is an abnormal growth of cancer cells […]

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