October 29, 2015
It was only the beginning of her problems when a wife and mother in her forties suffered a heart attack. Taken to a Philadelphia hospital, she was treated for the heart attack but later suffered additional symptoms, including headache and vomiting. A resident in the intensive care unit prescribed…
October 14, 2015
Braden Lepisto brings passion, conviction and heart to his personal injury law practice. He joined Kline & Specter after getting a taste of working at a few of the country's largest law firms. Lepisto is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he incidentally earned an A…
October 06, 2015
Some law firms get their clients reasonable compensation for a personal injury. But not all lawyers are mindful of the broader social impact in the form of policy changes, product improvements, infrastructure repairs or medical device advanced that can result from their work. At Kline &…
September 29, 2015
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania native and founding attorney Shanin Specter has the credentials to buoy a career in any arena of the law or public service. Alongside co-founder Thomas Kline, Specter chose to build what has become one of the country's leading personal injury and medical malpractice law…
September 15, 2015
Kline & Specter has litigated and is currently handling multiple prostate cancer cases. With more than 30 attorneys, five of whom are also doctors, we have the expertise to handle your prostate cancer lawsuit. In one case, a patient had a recurrence of prostate cancer and ultimately died due  …
September 09, 2015
Over the years, suburban counties have proven an inhospitable place for plaintiffs attorneys and their clients, particularly in medical malpractice cases. Take Delaware County, for example. In the most recently completed four-year period, 2011-2014, juries delivered verdicts in 27 medical…
August 28, 2015
Best Lawyers has named six Kline & Specter lawyers as among the nation’s best for its 2016 review while selecting Shanin Specter as Philadelphia Product Liability Lawyer of the Year for 2016. As a firm, Kline & Specter has also been named among the nation's Best Law Firms – a “tier 1”…
August 25, 2015
Kline & Specter’s Michael Trunk and Gary Zakeosian waited long into the night last Friday, but when a jury reached a verdict at 9 p.m. after five hours of deliberations it was for the plaintiff – a nearly $2.8 million award in a medical malpractice case for Bonnie Semple of Aston, Pa. The…
August 17, 2015
Pop star Avril Lavigne recently drew attention not for her singing voice but to the problem of misdiagnosing Lyme disease. Lyme is an infectious bacterial disease most commonly contracted through a tick bite. It has been contracted by people in all 50 states and 60 countries nationwide. Early…
August 10, 2015
In light of a recent police investigation into a deadly school bus accident that revealed the driver had been texting at the time of the crash, the injury and accident lawyers at Kline & Specter, PC, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania want to remind drivers of the dangers of texting while driving.…
August 04, 2015
Bicycle transportation may be less common than driving, but the chilling truth known to the Pennsylvania personal injury lawyers at Kline & Specter, PC, in Philadelphia is that bicyclists are far more likely to be in a serious accident. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported…
July 22, 2015
Melanoma develops in the skin cells that produce melanin, the pigment that gives color to your skin. It is the most serious type of skin cancer. The cancerous growths develop when unrepaired DNA damage occurs to the skin cells that lead to rapid multiplication and the formation of malignant tumors…
July 14, 2015
Now that the warm weather is upon us, many people will be visiting amusement parks, carnivals, boardwalk piers, theme parks, and state fairs. Unfortunately, if the rides or attractions are not maintained or operated properly, it can lead to accidents causing severe injuries such as traumatic brain…
July 06, 2015
Colon cancer is second only to lung cancer in causing cancer-related deaths in the United States. About 56,000 Americans die from the disease annually. While anyone can develop colon cancer, 90 percent of new cases occur in people 50 and older. People with a first-degree relative (parent, sibling…
July 01, 2015
The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that there were 104,691 hospital emergency room visits due to trampoline injuries last year. The injuries were cuts, bruises, fractures, concussions, traumatic brain injuries, broken necks and paralysis. They were also aware of 22 trampoline related…