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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.

156 blog posts found

Flu Misdiagnosis Leads to Death

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.

Spinal Injury and Spine Stabilization

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?

Uber, Lyft and Liability

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?

40 Million Fire Extinguishers Recalled

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.

Preventable Aviation Accidents

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.

Informed Consent for Surgery Debated in PA Courts

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.

Misdiagnosis on the Rise

More than 20 percent of patients with serious conditions are misdiagnosed by their primary care providers, according to Mayo Clinic research.