Sometimes the harm done in accidents has nothing to do with a driver's abilities or behaviors. Poor road conditions can also contribute to Pennsylvania car accidents involving serious injuries and sometimes death.
Luzerne County officials say a sister and brother are under investigation for fraud. The siblings may have posed as doctors to bilk an unnamed victim out of $20,000 for help with a medical malpractice determination.
A plea deal by prosecutors, approved by an Erie County court, dismissed 11 charges against a defendant. Prosecuting attorneys wanted to make sure the admitted negligent driver was charged with the most severe crime and paid the highest penalty possible for causing a fatal car accident.
People in Pennsylvania and around the country were shocked to read that a donor's kidney -- removed from one sibling for transplant in another -- was carelessly tossed in the trash and rendered useless for surgery. Negligence may have caused the mix up, but who is to blame?