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What is a Wrongful Death case?

If you suffer the loss of a loved one due to a negligent or violent act of another, your family should not have to suffer financially. While no amount of compensation can undo a tragedy, if certain conditions are met, you may be able to file a lawsuit to recover damages for their death. This […]

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How long do I have to file a personal injury case?

Most people do not realize that in Pennsylvania, you generally only have two years to file a personal injury case.  See 42 Pa. C.S. § 5524(2). This deadline is called the ‘statute of limitations.’ Statutes of limitation vary from state to state and even from one type of case to another. This two-year statute of […]

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To avoid medical malpractice, sometimes you need to be your own advocate.

One of the most common types of medical malpractice involves the failure of a medical provider to timely diagnose and treat a patient’s heart disease. Heart disease generally refers to conditions that involve narrowed or blocked blood vessels, also known as “coronary arteriosclerosis” or “coronary artery disease,” which can lead to a heart attack or […]

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How much would you charge to handle my case?

At the outset, we offer a free initial consultation to discuss your case and help you determine how to move forward. From there, we will handle your case on a “contingency fee basis,” that means you only pay for our services if we make a financial recovery for you.  These recoveries typically come in the […]

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I was injured at work because my employer was negligent, can I sue my employer?

In Pennsylvania, you typically cannot sue your employer for your work-related injuries, even if your employer’s negligence caused your injuries.  You may be entitled to “workers’ compensation benefits,” however, under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act. The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act was enacted in 1915 and was designed to protect both employees and employers.  Under the […]

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If a doctor misdiagnosed my medical condition, or if he failed to diagnose the condition for months, is that malpractice?

A common type of medical malpractice lawsuit involves a medical provider’s misdiagnosis of a patient’s medical condition or illness.  Depending on the situation, these types of cases can also be based upon a delay in diagnosis. In order to successfully establish a case, a patient needs to prove that their condition or illness worsened as […]

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Is your car insurance policy putting you at risk?

If you have limited tort car insurance, you will be seriously limited in the types of damages you can recover if you’re in an accident. 75 Pa. C.S. § 1705. Except in very limited situations, you will not be able to recover compensation for your physical pain, your emotional pain, as well as the psychological […]

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Do I have a Medical Malpractice Case?

Sometimes it can be extremely difficult to determine if a doctor, a nurse, or a healthcare provider was negligent.  Sometimes it’s simple. Here are a few issues to consider as you discuss your case with an experienced medical malpractice attorney.   Was the doctor, nurse, or healthcare provider negligent? Medical malpractice occurs far more often than […]

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