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Pennsylvania Personal Injury Statutes

Pennsylvania Personal Injury Statutes

If you are filing a lawsuit or accident claim in Pittsburgh, it is important to be aware of and understand the various Pennsylvania personal injury statutes. An experienced attorney will be able to guide you through this complex process and provide dedicated legal representation. Contact our office today to schedule a free consultation. Pennsylvania Personal […]

Tactics Insurance Companies Use To Minimize Financial Obligation To Accident Victims

Tactics Insurance Companies Use To Minimize Financial Obligation To Accident Victims

People injured in motor vehicle crashes caused by another person or entity’s negligence are often entitled to compensation for medical expenses, property damages, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses that occurred as a result of the accident. Victims in this unenviable position can expect to hear from the insurance company for the at-fault […]

Save These Important Documents After A Construction Accident

Save These Important Documents After A Construction Accident

Due to the hazardous nature of construction, it’s an inherently dangerous industry for workers. One out of every 10 of the 6.5 million people who work in the construction industry suffers injuries in on-the-job accidents each year, according to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration. Additionally, statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor report an injury […]

How Bias Against Motorcyclists Could Affect Your Case

How Bias Against Motorcyclists Could Affect Your Case

Motorcyclists injured in crashes caused by the negligence of a vehicle driver or other entity may be entitled to compensation for injuries, property damages, and other losses. Unfortunately, bias against motorcyclists can make it difficult for motorcycle accident victims to get the compensation they need and deserve. An experienced motorcycle accident attorney can help level the […]

Stalled Bill Would Extend Filing Deadlines For Some Civil Child Sex Abuse Cases

Stalled Bill Would Extend Filing Deadlines For Some Civil Child Sex Abuse Cases

Child sex abuse is a trauma that can haunt victims for the rest of their lives. Lingering feelings of fear, shame, and guilt associated with their abuse can prevent victims from coming forward—often for many years. Sadly, when child sex abuse victims gather the courage to finally report their abuse, they often find too many […]

What Is The Difference Between A Birth Defect And A Birth Injury?

What Is The Difference Between A Birth Defect And A Birth Injury

The joy parents experience at their baby’s birth can be ruined if they discover their child is seriously ill, especially if the condition cannot be cured and will have long-term consequences on the baby’s health. Two types of health problems a newborn can have are a birth injury and a birth defect. It’s important to understand the […]

Mistakes Not to Make in a Pedestrian Accident Case

Mistakes Not to Make in a Pedestrian Accident Case

If you were injured in a pedestrian accident, you could suffer far more serious injuries than if you were the driver or passenger in a motor vehicle accident. Fortunately, since you weren’t at fault, you may be able to file a claim for compensation with the negligent driver’s insurance company. When you must take this […]

Common Birth Injuries Due To Medical Negligence

Common Birth Injuries Due To Medical Negligence

Bringing a new baby into the world is an extremely momentous event for both the parents and their new little addition. While most babies make it through the labor and delivery process unscathed, as many as seven out of every 1,000 infants delivered in the United States are born with a birth injury. Unlike birth […]

Common Pedestrian Accident Injuries

Common Pedestrian Accident Injuries

Pedestrian accidents are a growing problem in the United States, and Pennsylvania is no exception. In fact, 4,218 people were injured in pedestrian accidents in Pennsylvania in 2016, which represents a 1.2 percent increase in injuries compared to the previous year, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Sadly, because pedestrians lack the external protection afforded to […]

Delayed Cesarean Sections Can Lead To Serious Birth Injuries

Delayed Cesarean Sections Can Lead To Serious Birth Injurie

In the United States, approximately 32 percent of all babies born each year are delivered by cesarean section. Considered a significant abdominal surgery, cesarean sections—also known as C-sections—are performed for a number of reasons, including maternal or fetal health problems. An emergency procedure may be necessary in cases where: A mother is suffering from placental problems, uterine […]