Category Archives: Personal Injury

Two People Missing in Philadelphia Tourist Boating Accident

Two people are reported missing as a result of a Philadelphia tourist boating accident, July 7, 2010. According to reports, the missing 16-year-old female and 20-year-old male were among a total of 37 passengers on board a tourist boat in the Delaware River when it collided with a city-owned barge. The New York Times reports […]

Holiday Decorations Result in Injuries

The months of November and December bring families, across the nation, holiday cheer. Sadly, however, along with festivities and holiday decorations comes an increase in accidents, falls and serious injuries. In fact, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) released an article titled, “Do’s and Don’ts” of Holiday Decorating in December 2008, urging individuals and […]

Obama’s Tire Tariff Criticized by Congressman Flake

On Sept. 13, 2009, President Obama instituted a raise on tariffs excised on tires imported from China. While this current tire tariff is 4 percent, it was raised to 35 percent Sept. 26. According to this plan, in 2010, the tariff will then drop to 30 percent, and, in 2011, it will drop again to […]

South Florida Student Stabbed Teen, Charged with Murder

On Sept. 15, 2009 at 9 a.m., two students at Coral Gables Senior High School  – Juan Carlos Rivera, 17, and Andy Rodriguez, 17 – engaged in a shoving match that ended with Rodriguez stabbing Rivera three times. Rivera was critically injured in his chest, his collarbone and near his stomach. The fight, which reportedly […]