July 01, 2019
A bowel or colon perforation is a serious surgical complication that can result in lifelong pain and suffering or death if not addressed immediately. Bowel perforation is a risk with some surgical procedures including colonoscopy, laparoscopic procedures, hysterectomy, appendectomy, and other…
July 19, 2018
On Saturday, July 7th, a couple in Newfield, NJ was killed following a natural gas explosion in their home. The victims of this tragic accident had installed a stove the day before the explosion, but there is no evidence as of yet to tie that installation to the explosion. In fact, according to an…
February 11, 2018
When on trial in a personal injury case, it is important not only to win a verdict but to ensure that it’s conducted in a manner that protects against a possible – and often probable -- appeal later on. Take, for instance, the birth injury case that resulted in April 2017 in a $41.6 million…
February 05, 2018
Medical malpractice lawsuits are generally lengthy and complicated legal cases. For the average lay person, they can seem shrouded in mystery, and many common misconceptions about medical malpractice cases have arisen over the years. At Kline & Specter, PC, we want to help our clients…
April 26, 2017
When someone you love suffers a brain injury, it can be difficult to know where to turn for help or what your next steps should be. Whether injured by medical malpractice, a blow to the head, or another type of accident, victims of brain injuries often require extensive medical and rehabilitative…
November 08, 2016
The largest settlement of a personal injury case in Ohio history came recently with Kline & Specter attorneys serving as co-counsel. The litigation involved a 12-year-old girl suffering catastrophic injuries when she came into contact with a downed power line. The line had fallen in the…
September 20, 2016
Kline & Specter has filed suit in a wrongful death case reminiscent of the litigation for which he won a $109 million for the family of a woman killed by a fallen power line in suburban Pittsburgh. That case involved Carrie Goretzka, who was struck by a line that fell in the yard adjacent to…
July 13, 2016
Peanuts, seafood, gluten – they are all foods that have attracted heightened awareness in recent years among restaurant owners for causing allergic reactions and health sensitivities. And when serious injuries result, what follows is often a lawsuit. But in a recent article, The Legal Intelligencer…
July 08, 2016
The fourth-floor balcony that collapsed in 2014After a fire escape collapsed in Center City Philadelphia in January 2014, killing one young man and injuring two other people, Kline & Specter attorneys not only filed suit on behalf of the victims, they pressed for reforms to mandate stricter…
December 04, 2015
Kline & Specter led all law firms with the most large verdicts and settlements in Pennsylvania, according to the latest report by PaLaw released this week. Kline & Specter had five of the Top 50 – all five being jury verdicts – and with four results in the Top 25. The largest verdict won…