- Why Pennsylvania Truck Accidents Are So Deadly
August 26, 2022Read More
The nature of large commercial trucks makes accidents involving these vehicles especially deadly for other people that trucks may strike. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, in 2020 a total of 4,014 fatalities occurred in truck accidents nationwide. This represented a 28 percent increase from the number of fatalities in 2009, which saw […]
- Why Medical Malpractice Is More Likely to Occur in the Summer
June 30, 2022Read More
Although we trust doctors and other healthcare professionals to make us better when we are sick, medical malpractice occurs much more frequently than a lot of people realize. Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional renders treatment that fails to comply with the applicable standard of care. The standard of care is generally defined as […]
- What You Need to Know About Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim For Gastric Bypass
April 19, 2022Read More
Gastric bypass and other surgical procedures intended to help individuals achieve weight loss are becoming much more commonplace, especially as laparoscopic techniques allow for minimally invasive procedures. However, even a less-invasive surgery still comes with risks of complications. When complications occur due to negligent errors by surgical teams, a gastric bypass patient may have a […]
- When Should You Contact a Birth Injury Lawyer?
April 15, 2022Read More
If your child has suffered a birth injury, you may need to speak with a birth injury lawyer. Some birth injuries are preventable. When the negligence of a delivery team led to your child sustaining a birth injury, your family may be entitled to recover compensation that can help you provide your child with the […]
- Massive Pileup in Schuylkill County Injures Dozens, Kills 6
April 01, 2022Read More
On Monday, March 28th, a sudden snow squall caused a deadly pileup that killed six people and injured dozens of others. Continue reading to learn more about what happened. Details of the Crash The massive motor vehicle crash occurred around 10:30 am Monday morning on I-81. According to the police report, more than 80 vehicles […]
- Can I Get Punitive Damages in My Pennsylvania Personal Injury Lawsuit?
March 24, 2022Read More
While a personal injury lawsuit is intended to get you compensation for financial and personal losses that you have suffered due to your injuries, injury victims might also be awarded another type of compensation called punitive damages. Only awarded in certain cases, punitive damages are not meant to compensate an injured victim for some loss […]
- How Long Do I Have to Sue My Doctor for Medical Malpractice in Pennsylvania?
March 14, 2022Read More
If you believe you have been the victim of medical malpractice committed by your provider, you have limited time to pursue a legal case to recover compensation for the harm and loss that you may have suffered due to the malpractice. It is important to know how long you have to sue your doctor for […]
- Forbes Avenue Bridge Collapse in Pittsburgh Injures 10
February 01, 2022Read More
On Friday, January 28, 2022, 10 people were injured as the Forbes Avenue Bridge in Pittsburgh, PA suddenly collapsed. The momentous collapse occurred just hours before President Biden was to arrive in Pennsylvania to give a speech on his new infrastructure law. Fortunately, no one died in the collapse, however, four required hospitalizations. What Happened […]
- Here’s Why You Should Avoid Going to the Hospital on Weekends
December 28, 2021Read More
Although you may not have a choice in when to seek medical care if you are suffering an emergency, for planned or elective care you should consider when to schedule your treatment or procedure. In particular, you may want to consider avoiding going to the hospital or seeking medical care on the weekend or on […]
- What Can I Do to Protect Myself from Medical Malpractice?
December 20, 2021Read More
When you seek medical care, you are your best advocate and protector from medical negligence. You should familiarize yourself with the steps and tips below, which you can follow when undergoing medical care and treatment to help reduce your risk of being injured by medical malpractice. Medical Negligence Statistics A study by Johns Hopkins University […]
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