A Pennsylvania woman said she never realized the Volkswagen Passat she was driving struck a person. Instead, the 18-year-old driver believed the vehicle's side mirror hit a purse a woman was carrying through a college campus crosswalk.
A Philadelphia man is among the defendants in a Pennsylvania lawsuit that also holds an out-of-state tow truck driver and his employer responsible for the death of a passenger. The wrongful death claim stated the victim suffered and died after the vehicle in which he traveled hit a tow truck performing an illegal road maneuver.
A series of passenger bus accidents prompted federal transportation officials last year to come down hard on East Coast carriers that committed safety violations. Despite the effort, serious commercial vehicle accidents continue. The latest accident involved dozens of Pennsylvania students.
The mother of a boy who drowned in a Pennsylvania pool sought damages against the operators of a Lancaster apartment complex. The year-old wrongful death claim held CLK Multifamily Management LLC responsible for negligence, a charge that recently was addressed in a defendant-requested summary judgment.