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Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

There’s nothing quite as overwhelming as being the victim of medical malpractice. While it’s common to believe that an error always constitutes medical malpractice, it’s important to remember that a bad outcome doesn’t always warrant a claim. Doctors and other medical professionals are not perfect and because so many common illnesses have symptoms that mimic…

  • Water Safety Tip – Jet Skiing & Parasailing

    It’s finally summertime and after a cold and harsh winter, everyone is excited to head to the beach and soak up the sun. Summer is a great time to try new activities, especially water sports that are limited to warmer months and climates. While you’re having fun and soaking up vitamin D during your summer…

  • Distracted Driving Epidemic

    Have you ever stopped at a red light and the driver next to you is busy changing the radio station, putting on makeup, checking the GPS, or talking on their cell phone (we could go on)? We see this type of distracted driving as the root cause of motor vehicle accidents all of the time.…

  • Senate Passes Bill to Raise Auto Limits

    Yesterday, the Senate passed SB 928, a bill to amend the Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law to increase the minimum auto insurance limits in Pennsylvania. The bill raises limits for accidents arising out of the maintenance or use of a motor vehicle as follows: Injury to any one person in any one accident raised from…

  • The Consequences of Texting & Driving

    It’s Friday evening and you’re finally heading home for the weekend after one of the busiest work weeks you’ve had all year. All you want to do is get home and relax, but you’re stuck in traffic. You get an important text from a client you’ve been waiting to hear from and you glance down…

  • Philadelphia Biking Safety & Accident Prevention

    Biking is a great way to enjoy a nice day, get in a good workout, and a popular way of commuting. It was recently announced that an expansion of Philadelphia’s Indego bike share program will be taking place in the coming months. Streets Commissioner David Perri also announced a plan to add 10 miles of…

  • The Lifelong Cost of a Broken Bone

    Breaking a bone is awful, even a tiny break in your little finger can hurt for weeks and leave the finger feeling weak. What’s worse is a severe fracture that requires surgery. Even if you have the best surgeon in the world there are some quality of life issues that can spring up for months,…

  • Assumption of Liability & the Baseball Rule

    Imagine you’re at the Phillies game, and you have really great seats. You have your nachos, your drink, and you’ve got a great view from between home and 3rd. Your best man has planned the perfect bachelor party, and you’re ready to enjoy it. There’s a fast ball and Ruiz looks ready for it. He…

  • Top Things to Do When Involved in a Car Accident

    There are three priorities in the case of a car accident, and if you keep them in order this bad situation can move forward as swiftly and simply as possible. Be Conscientious. Don’t leave, make sure all of the passengers and drivers are awake, conscious, and not seriously injured. Even if it was the other…

  • Liability and Damages

      Any time anyone sues anyone else for money, there are two things that must be proven for the person filing the lawsuit to be successful:  liability and damages.  This is true in the multi-billion dollar patent litigation between Samsung and Apple over the iPhone, and it is true in a relatively small fender-bender that…

  • A Guide to Legal Fees

    We can’t live with them, and we can’t live without them! Like any service provider, lawyers are compensated for the services they provide – legal representation or counsel. Legal fees apply unless an attorney is providing representation pro bono, or “for the public good” – without charge. There are a number of ways in which…