Petrillo & Goldberg Law Blog

Deadly Pennsylvania zinc plant explosion put spotlight on hazardous conditions


Many cases involving premises liability bring up the question of whether a landowner has negligently allowed hazardous conditions to remain on his or her property that have caused injury to an individual who was legitimately on that property when the injury occurred. A recent case from Pennsylvania has come to light in which a zinc […]

Chain-Reaction crash kills two adults and baby


A man driving with a suspended license, driving while intoxicated and in possession of drug paraphernalia caused a fatal accident on July 12 in Rockaway, New Jersey, that killed two adults and a baby. The accident occurred at approximately 1:30 a.m. on Interstate 80 in Rockaway Township. According to authorities, a car and a sport […]

Victim’s family in fatal Wendy’s crash sues driver


A fatal collision occurred on February 19 when a woman crashed her sports utility vehicle into a Wendy’s, seriously injuring 89-year-old John Ruiu, who died two weeks later from his injuries. Ruiu’s daughter, Jody M. Ruiu-Geisert, who is also his estate executor, is filing a lawsuit against the driver, 78-year-old Elizabeth M. García. García was […]