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Who can file a wrongful death suit?

Posted January 31, 2018 | Uncategorized

If someone you love, perhaps a spouse, was killed unnecessarily in some way, you may want to know if you can sue that person for wrongful death. And if you’re able to sue them and win a jury award, you may be able to pay for the outstanding medical bills and income that your loved… read more

Tips for Slip and Fall Victims

Posted January 31, 2018 | Uncategorized

Slip and fall accidents often result in back injuries. These might be seemingly minor injuries, while other times they can be severe and result in a painful and expensive recovery. If you have been in a slip and fall accident, you should visit a medical professional or chiropractor immediately to get checked and treated for… read more

Important Things to Know About Medical Malpractice

Posted January 31, 2018 | Uncategorized

Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor does not practice the conventional standard of care, leaving patients hurt as a result. Exorbitant amounts nearing $3 billion was paid out to victims and/or their families in medical malpractice suits over the course of 2012. Medical malpractice is ranked as the third leading cause of death, according to… read more

Slip and Fall Accidents and the Common Ankle Injury

Posted January 31, 2018 | Uncategorized

According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the common ankle injury impacts more than 25,000 people on a daily basis. Slip and fall accidents are one of the highest reported causes for ankle injuries and broken bones treated in the emergency room. You could be entitled to compensation of you injured your ankle in… read more

Can a Slip and Fall cause Sciatica?

Posted January 31, 2018 | Uncategorized

Have you taken a spill at work, in the grocery store, or anywhere in public and later noticed an intense and worsening pain in your lower back? If so, there is a possibility that your slip and fall accident caused sciatic nerve damage. Although many individuals develop sciatica without being in an accident, it is… read more

Tips for Slip and Fall Victims

Posted January 29, 2018 | Uncategorized

Slip and fall accidents often result in back injuries. These might be seemingly minor injuries, while other times they can be severe and result in a painful and expensive recovery. If you have been in a slip and fall accident, you should visit a medical professional or chiropractor immediately to get checked and treated for… read more

Are Pennsylvania Nursing Homes Liable for Bedsore Injuries?

Posted January 15, 2018 | Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

As a Philadelphia nursing home abuse lawyer, I have seen many cases in which a vulnerable nursing home resident developed severe and sometimes fatal bedsores as a result of neglectful treatment.  Unfortunately, bedsores are a common problem in nursing homes and assisted living facilities throughout Pennsylvania, and people often call me to ask whether a… read more

Will Insurance Pay if I’m Hit by a Car as a Pedestrian in Philadelphia?

Posted September 21, 2017 | Vehicle Accidents

With its historic architecture, eclectic food scene, and plenty of shops and museums to visit, Philadelphia is every pedestrian’s dream city. On the other hand, Philadelphia’s narrow streets, chaotic intersections, and aggressive drivers can also make it a pedestrian’s nightmare. If you are hit by a car while walking in Philadelphia, you should contact a… read more

Pennsylvania Cracking Down on Nursing Home Violations, Spike in Fines Shows

Posted September 11, 2017 | PA Nursing Home News

The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) is responsible for nursing home oversight. When a nursing home violation occurs, such as an employee engaging in nursing home abuse, the DOH has authority to penalize the home with fines or other sanctions. A recent analysis of DOH sanctions revealed a spike from previous years, indicating that, in… read more

42 Passengers Injured in West Philadelphia SEPTA Train Accident

Posted August 22, 2017 | Septa

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, better known as SEPTA, carries over 300 million passengers each year. Most SEPTA trips end safely, but serious accidents occasionally occur. One such accident took place this morning, August 22, 2017, when a SEPTA Norristown High Speed Line train crashed into an empty train stopped at the 69th Street Transportation Center… read more