August 31, 2020
Some 1.5 million Americans sustain a brain injury each year, with about 280,000 hospitalized and 50,000 dying from their injuries, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Many brain injury lawsuits revolve around traumatic brain injury. In these cases, a lifetime of medical…
July 30, 2020
Boating accidents injure and kill hundreds of people every year. If you plan on operating a boat this summer, it is vital that you take steps to prevent an accident. This includes staying sober and following state and local regulations that can be found on the website of the Pennsylvania Fish…
July 24, 2020
As the country continues in the coronavirus pandemic, some re-opening businesses and gatherings are asking that people sign waivers relieving them of liability. Legislatures are also considering measures that would grant immunity to those who open shops or churches or recreational centers. But the…
July 17, 2020
When you are injured by a doctor or any other healthcare professional, it is important that you speak with a medical malpractice lawyer as soon as possible. In many states, the statute of limitations is two years for these types of cases. Acting swiftly can help protect your rights. Selecting an…
June 12, 2020
 The vast majority of civil cases end in settlements. A study by Cornell University put the number at 87.2 percent, while the American Judges Association issued a paper stating that 97 percent of civil matters are resolved other than by trial, with most settling and some being dismissed.  But it is…
May 22, 2020
For many years, Johnson’s Baby Powder was a familiar item to most homes, used not only for infants but also to help Americans of all ages keep dry and comfortable. But now, that once seemingly innocuous product apparently has a malevolent side effect – cancer.  According to thousands of lawsuits –…
May 12, 2020
Shelter-in-place orders have been extended throughout much of the East Coast with some states suggesting the end may be months away. During this time, courts have suspended many hearings and trials, a development that can complicate the process of settling a personal injury claim.  Though stay-at-…
April 22, 2020
Nearly two million people are currently living with an amputation in the United States and about 185,000 people are added each year to that gruesome statistic, according to the Amputee Coalition. The majority of these are due to natural causes, ailments such as diabetes and peripheral arterial…
April 01, 2020
Birth injury occurs when the actions or inaction of medical professionals cause injury to a baby during pregnancy, labor, delivery OR THE NEO-NATAL PERIOD. There are MANY ways for mothers and babies to be injured when healthcare providers are NEGLIGENT. If you believe your child has been the…
March 13, 2020
Michael Brassloff had a tumor in the front portion of his brain, but there was good news – the tumor was benign. When the tumor started growing, he underwent radiation therapy, but developed side effects from the radiation.  His surgeon believed those symptoms could be cured if the necrotic tissue…
January 10, 2020
At 3:33 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 5, an Ohio Coach charter bus crashed into a concrete median on the Pennsylvania Turnpike just outside Mount Pleasant. Following impact, the bus swerved up a steep embankment before rolling backward into westbound traffic, creating a pileup also involving a car and FedEx…
December 17, 2019
 Construction workers, truck drivers, loggers, aircraft pilots and factory workers are all considered to have dangerous jobs. But the most dangerous job per capita is that of cell tower worker.  The roughly 8,700 men and women who climb cell towers to make repairs and perform maintenance suffer 115…
November 13, 2019
 Deaths and serious injury due to hazing is nothing new. The first hazing death occurred at Cornell University in 1873, according to an Indiana professor who has been studying the problem. And over the past six decades, not a single year has gone by without a hazing fatality. Not one.  But now,…
October 25, 2019
By Geary L. Yeisley, M.D., J.D. Endovascular Aneurysm Repair or “EVAR” is the treatment of an abdominal aortic aneurysm using a covered stent delivered by a small plastic tube or catheter that enters the arterial system via a small incision in the groin. The aorta is the largest artery in the…
October 01, 2019
Sexual abuse has long-lasting and often catastrophic consequences for its victims. Childhood victims of sexual abuse, in particular, are forced to deal with a lifetime of struggle, often emanating from PTSD. In smaller children, regressive behaviors such as bed-wetting or thumbsucking may occur,…