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Who Is At Fault In An Elevator/Escalator Accident?

Posted on April 21st, 2023

Accidents involving elevators and escalators are entirely preventable. These types of events often happen due to the careless or negligent actions of a property owner, but the question of who is at fault in such accidents is often complex and requires a thorough understanding of the law. Here, we want to review the duty of care owed by property owners… READ MORE

B. Braun Sued Over Ethylene Oxide Exposure in Pennsylvania

Posted on November 11th, 2020

B. Braun is facing a lawsuit from a man alleging that he was exposed to a dangerous chemical known as ethylene oxide (EtO). In March of 2020, a man in Pennsylvania filed a lawsuit against B. Braun medical claiming that the company “has consistently emitted, on average, 5,000 pounds of carcinogenic ethylene oxide from its (Hanover) facility over the last… READ MORE

Pennsylvania Polling Place Laws

Posted on October 30th, 2020

Pennsylvania is one of five states at a high risk for activity by armed groups and militias around the Nov. 3 election, according to a recent report. As the rhetoric is ratcheted up,  many Philadelphia voters worry for their overall safety. Voter intimidation, or any threatening behavior at polls for that matter, is illegal by federal law and by Pennsylvania… READ MORE

Car Seat Laws in Pennsylvania

Posted on March 18th, 2020

Children are more vulnerable to serious injuries in car accidents. Because of this, every state has laws in place regarding car seats and children. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, during a recent reporting year, a child under the age of 13 in the Commonwealth was injured in a car crash every 33 seconds. PennDOT says that there were… READ MORE

[Study] The Most Dangerous Zones for Pedestrian in Philadelphia

Posted on December 20th, 2019

In November 2016, the city of Philadelphia announced its plans for Vision Zero, setting a target of zero traffic-related fatalities by 2030.  However, two years later, it’s been argued that the initiative has not done enough to put safety as a primary priority. From 2014-2018, traffic-related fatalities have been on an increasing trend that, if it continues, will fail to… READ MORE

Get a Safe Ride Home with Ciccarelli Law Offices This New Year’s Eve

Posted on December 12th, 2019

UPDATE:  Due to overwhelming demand, Ciccarelli Law Offices has expanded the program to $15000 in Uber credits.   This means we will be providing 1500 people with safe rides home this New Year!   Alcohol-related accidents are a leading cause of death and injury in the United States.  If someone decides to drive drunk, they are putting themselves and those… READ MORE

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