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.
Many news reports this winter are focusing on tragic deaths from undiagnosed flu. Even more tragic is when an illness misdiagnosed as flue leads to a young girl’s death.
When a technician falls 10 stories to his death, is it his lack of safety equipment or the roof’s lack of fall protection that is the cause?
A person was killed in an accident involving a garbage truck in Whitemarsh Township.
A woman walking her dog was blinded in one eye by a defective leash that she bought on Amazon.com.
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier suffered a spinal cord injury while making a tackle last week. However, this was a type of injury that could be treated with spinal stabilization. What is this procedure, and what does it mean for the future of the injured?
The popularity of on-demand ride services like Uber and Lyft has raised a pivotal question. Whose insurance comes into play when there’s an accident?
We count on a fire extinguisher to do its job in an emergency. What happens when it doesn’t? A massive recall is currently underway.
You wouldn’t leave for a long trip without filling your car with gas, or checking that the tires have enough air. But sometimes pilots skip important steps, which can lead to fuel-related accidents.
Not all cases are straightforward – especially one where the question is whether an action was negligent, or a product was defective.
An accident has claimed the life of a steel press worker in Fairless Hills, PA.
Cooling down a newborn that didn’t receive enough oxygen during the birth process helps protect against birth injury. Now researchers know the safest temperature and duration for this lifesaving measure.
Do physicians personally need to get patient consent? Giving consent to a physician or a physician assistant doesn’t seem to be that different. Yet it was significant for one Pennsylvania woman who took her case all the way to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Reasons like these and others are why falls are common among Americans aged 65 or older.
A closer look at the latest crash statistics from PennDOT and why trucking is one of the most deadly professions.
More than 20 percent of patients with serious conditions are misdiagnosed by their primary care providers, according to Mayo Clinic research.