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Are Doctors Liable in Opioid Overdoses?

Posted February 21, 2018 | Uncategorized

Are Doctors Liable in Opioid Overdoses? By Krista Sherinian As a medical malpractice attorney Chicago IL residents trust can attest, there has been lots of concern about the rise in overdose deaths from prescription opiate painkillers in recent years and it is a difficult issue to solve. These drugs are highly addictive, at the same… read more

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

Congratulations to Brittany Courville! Recipient of Wieand Legal Scholarship 2017

Posted August 8, 2017 | Uncategorized

The Wieand Law Firm LLC is proud to announce that Brittany Courville is this year’s winner of the Wieand Legal Scholarship 2017.

Will a Personal Injury Settlement Affect My Social Security Benefits?

Posted June 22, 2016 | Uncategorized

Millions of Americans collect Social Security benefits due to retirement or disability. Millions of Americans also suffer accidental injuries every year.  If you belong in both categories, you may have wondered how filing a lawsuit could affect your benefits.  In this article, Philadelphia nursing home abuse lawyer Brent Wieand explains how SSI (Supplemental Security Income)… read more

Are Parents Liable for Car Accidents Caused by Teenagers?

Posted April 11, 2016 | Uncategorized

Because 16- and 17-year-old drivers are still considered minors, some different considerations arise when a crash or collision occurs.  However, the injury victim still has legal recourse.  If you or one of your loved ones was hurt in an accident caused by a teen driver, you should speak to an experienced Philadelphia car accident lawyer about… read more

School Bus Accident in Phila Sends Vehicles Crashing into Bank

Posted February 18, 2016 | Uncategorized

BREAKING – An unoccupied school bus, taxicab, and SUV have just collided in a massive multi-vehicle pileup at the intersection of 15th Street and JFK Boulevard in Center City, Philadelphia, crashing into the windows of a TD Bank branch near LOVE Park.  Images show a bicycle crushed in the wreckage as well.  As of 1:00 P.M.,… read more