Personal Injury

Symptoms of a Traumatic Brain Injury

Symptoms of a Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are severe conditions that can result in a permanent and debilitating loss of bodily function. These injuries can also be difficult to detect, making them particularly dangerous. Even people who have suffered severe brain trauma might not show obvious symptoms for hours or days after getting hurt. By the time it […]

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The Legal Definition of a Catastrophic Injury

The Legal Definition of a Catastrophic Injury

Any injury caused by another person’s reckless or careless conduct can leave you facing numerous physical, financial, and personal losses, which can negatively affect your life for weeks or even months after your accident. In some cases, injuries caused by someone else’s negligence are so severe that you’ll never be able to fully recover from […]

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Pennsylvania Venue Law Has Changed for Malpractice Cases

Pennsylvania Venue Law Has Changed for Malpractice Cases

In the past, Pennsylvania law not only set out strict restrictions on when and how you were allowed to file suit against a negligent doctor, but it also restricted where you could bring this type of claim. These “venue laws” were put in place in 2002 as part of a wide-reaching effort by state legislators […]

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Do I Have to Go to Court for My Personal Injury Case?

Do I Have to Go to Court for My Personal Injury Case?

One of the most common concerns for people hurt in serious accidents is how long and expensive the process of filing a personal injury lawsuit might be. No one wants to spend any more time inside a courtroom than they have to, and the thought of spending months in court for a car accident can […]

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Mediation in a Personal Injury Case

Mediation in a Personal Injury Case

Even if you have a strong case against someone proving them responsible for your injury, convincing them to pay you a fair amount of compensation can be extremely difficult. Pursuing your claim all the way to civil court can be time-consuming and expensive, and there is never a guarantee of success. However, if you can’t […]

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Traumatic Brain Injuries After a Trucking Accident in Pennsylvania

Traumatic Brain Injuries After a Trucking Accident in Pennsylvania

Common TBIs After a Tractor Trailer Accident: Explained by Our Trucking Accident Lawyers in Pennsylvania Motor vehicle accidents involving large trucks are different than any other type of motor vehicle crash. This is because trucking accidents involving large commercial vehicles such as semi-tractor trailers, big rigs, 18 wheelers, flatbeds, and other box trucks generate significant […]

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Medical Malpractice in Nursing Home Care

Medical Malpractice in Nursing Home Care

It’s difficult to know what to do if your family member suffered harm in a nursing home. In fact, it could be nearly impossible to get answers from the facility, let alone seek justice. You may be getting the runaround from staff or physicians. But your loved one is hurting, and you have a right […]

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Clergy Abuse Victims, Once Barred from Filing Suit, May Now Seek Justice

Clergy Abuse Victims, Once Barred from Filing Suit, May Now Seek Justice

A woman who was sexually abused as a child by clergy member, Reverend Charles Bodziak of St. Leo’s Church was previously barred from seeking justice, because the time period for her to file her lawsuit had expired. Because Bodziak allegedly molested Renée Rice in the 1970s and 80s, the trial court dismissed her lawsuit based […]

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Catholic Church Sex Abuse Survivors’ Compensation Program

Catholic Church Sex Abuse Survivors’ Compensation Program

The Pennsylvania Archdiocese has created the “Survivors’ Compensation Program” – also referred to as the “The Archdiocese of Philadelphia Independent Reconciliation and Reparations Program (“IRRP”) – in the wake of the grand jury investigation into clergy sex abuse in the state. If you are a victim of abuse by a clergy member and received a […]

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Questions About Homeowner Liability at Events

Questions About Homeowner Liability at Events

I will be hosting an event. Who are the responsible parties regarding drinking and driving? What if someone gets into an accident after the party? If the party is at a restaurant and bar, is my liability the same? Who are the responsible parties now? Unfortunately, there are a number of potential pitfalls and risks […]

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