Blog

For over a quarter of a century, our firm has worked in several unique and growing areas of catastrophic personal injury in Philadelphia. To address the many questions and inquiries we receive from clients and referring attorneys, we established our firm blog. Here, we have the opportunity to address those questions, share timely news items, highlight legal trends, and feature stories of actual cases we have handled. If you have questions or feedback, you may comment on any of the posts or contact us directly.

As a reminder, this blog serves an informational purpose only. It should not be construed as legal advice, nor does communication through or because of it mean that a formal lawyer/client relationship has been established.

ER Visits Can Lead to Painkiller Addiction

Is overprescribing painkillers in the ER leading to opioid addiction?

Accidents Involving Fireworks

Fireworks are a popular way to celebrate Independence Day. But they are also dangerous.

Antidepressants and Pregnancy

Can Women Take Antidepressants During Pregnancy? A new study says yes, but previous findings disagree.

Philadelphia Scaffold Collapse

A Center City scaffold collapse is the latest construction accident in Philadelphia.

PennDOT Releases 2016 Crash Statistics

Pennsylvania has more than 120,000 miles of roads and highways. How many car accidents occurred on those roads in 2016?

When Aviation Accidents Happen

The statistics on aviation accidents.

Scaffolding and Safety

There are 4,500 injuries from scaffold-related accidents each year.

Case Example: An Accident Triggers a Genetic Condition

A man had a genetic condition he didn’t even know about, until a low-speed, low-impact collision left him permanently disabled.

Paralyzed Man “Walks” After New Spinal Cord Treatment

New technology shows promise for spinal cord injuries.

Does Bariatric Surgery Cause Birth Injury?

There are risks to any surgery, but those of bariatric surgery are farther reaching than most - and could affect your unborn child.

Who is responsible in a “Slip-and-Fall?”

When someone slips and falls on someone else’s property, who is responsible? It depends.

Beyond Workers’ Compensation: Know Your Rights in a Construction Accident

You may be entitled to more than workers’ compensation in the event of a construction accident.

Pennsylvania Hoverboard Accident Kills Child

Despite a 2016 recall, hoverboard accidents in Pennsylvania continue.

Unexpected Shutdown Prompts LIFEPAK Defibrillator Recall

A defibrillator that automatically and unexpectedly shuts down is not a reliable lifesaving device. That’s why the manufacturer issued a recall for the LIFEPAK 1000.

Little Tikes Recalls Pink Toddler Swings

The Little Tikes 2-in-1 Snug ‘n Secure pink toddler swing, which has injured at least 39 children, has been recalled.