May 10, 2017
Losing a loved one is a heartbreaking experience for any family. When that loss is caused by medical malpractice, the trust you placed in medical professionals to care for your loved one feels betrayed. The surviving family deserves answers and compensation for their loss. A wrongful death claim…
May 05, 2017
In the last decade alone, there have been a reported 435 shootings by Philadelphia police officers, with 103 civilians killed. And across the country, many police shootings have been captured on video by witnesses, sparking highly publicized protests and police firings and suspensions. In some…
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…
March 24, 2017
Each medical malpractice case is unique. There is no set timeline for how long your case will take. To reach a final settlement or verdict in your case, it can take months to years. However, at Kline & Specter, PC, we understand that the serious injuries sustained because of medical…
March 16, 2017
Losing a loved one is among the most traumatic events that a family can endure. When the loss is caused by the negligence of someone else, the family is often left with questions, confusion, and a strong desire for justice. At Kline & Specter, PC, our wrongful death attorneys help families…
March 08, 2017
A significant number of medical malpractice cases are due to misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis of a medical condition. Lack of a correct diagnosis can lead to incorrect or delayed treatment, worsening of a patient’s condition, and in severe cases, resulting in death. In a case of misdiagnosis, the…
March 08, 2017
Plaintiffs in cases that result in a jury verdict in their favor are allowed to also collect “delay damages,” or interest that begins to accrue one year after a lawsuit is filed, a provision intended to reduce delays in cases reaching trial. Should a defendant appeal a verdict, plaintiffs are also…
March 07, 2017
In a decision that included important rulings on medical costs for victims of medical malpractice, Pennsylvania Superior Court has upheld a $10.1 million verdict against Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The recent ruling stemmed from a case in which a Philadelphia Common Pleas jury in late…
February 28, 2017
The birth of your child should be one of the most important and celebrated moments in your family’s life. However, a birth injury can instead cause your child and family unforeseen pain and loss. When you suspect that your infant has been harmed during birth because of the negligence of medical…
February 13, 2017
Now that the civil trial into the 2013 Center City building collapse is over, an arbitrator will be tasked with the job of dividing $227 million among the families and survivors of the 2013 tragedy. That was the amount of a settlement reached last week between attorneys for defendants including the…
January 20, 2017
Any time that you or your family visit a physician or other medical provider, you should have an expectation that you will be given proper care. A medical provider should do no harm and, therefore, diagnose you correctly, and only give you care that will help improve your condition. However, there…
January 13, 2017
Victim’s lawyer: “Something good came of something bad” More and more, headlines across the country have been filled with news of police officers shooting innocent civilians, events that are often followed by lengthy investigations and public protests. But one recent case in Philadelphia showed…
January 09, 2017
Lawsuit settlements that not only provide compensation for victims but also help improve society as a whole are the main objective for preeminent plaintiff attorneys. Such a result was achieved recently when it was announced that the City of Philadelphia will pay $4.4 million to a young man who was…
December 27, 2016
Many people trust public transportation to get them to their destinations inexpensively, efficiently and—most importantly—safely. Tragically, on the morning of September 29, 2016 that trust was broken when a New Jersey Transit (NJT) rush-hour commuter train barreled into Hoboken Station at more…
November 22, 2016
Great law firms don’t just secure substantial verdicts and settlements on behalf of their clients. They make change for the betterment of the community. Kline & Specter has a proven track record of creating improvements for citizens in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the general public. Here are…