PENNSYLVANIA SUPERIOR COURT DECIDES CASE ON ABILITY TO RECOVER FUTURE MEDICAL EXPENSES Recently, the Pennsylvania Superior Court decided the case of Farese v. Robinson, a car accident case that was tried in Delaware County and resulted in a jury verdict in excess of $2.5 million. The Defendant appealed the verdict, and one of the arguments…

Assault at the Eagles/Cowboys Game Most people know you are risking your life by wearing a Dallas Cowboys jersey to a Philadelphia Eagles game. Apparently, Patrick Pearson did not and was assaulted and seriously injured as a result. On December 14, 2014, Pearson attended the Eagles/Cowboys game at Lincoln Financial Field wearing a Number 8…

Recently, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided the case of Yanakos v. UPMC, which explains the Medical Malpractice Statute of Repose and holds that it is unconstitutional because it unfairly limits victims’ constitutional rights to compensation for injury without accomplishing an important government interest. What is the Statute of Repose? Statutes of Repose are like Statutes of Limitations…

What is a Deposition? A Deposition is part of the Discovery Process that occurs in a civil lawsuit. After the lawsuit is filed and answered, the parties engage in a period of Discovery to learn about each other’s case to evaluate the case for settlement negotiations or prepare the case for a Trial. A Deposition…

Why is Limited Tort So Bad? When you buy car insurance in Pennsylvania, you must choose whether you want to have Full Tort or Limited Tort. Limited Tort is cheaper coverage compared to Full Tort, but, in exchange for reduced premiums, you give up important legal rights to be compensated if you are injured in…

Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Lawsuits Allege Talc Causes Ovarian Cancer Thousands of lawsuits have been filed against Johnson & Johnson alleging that its Baby Powder, which contains Talc, causes Ovarian Cancer, a deadly killer. If you or a loved one regularly used Baby Powder and have been diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer, you should seek…

Why Did MGM Agree to Pay $800 Million to Las Vegas Shooting Victims? In October 1, 2017, 58 people were killed and hundreds were injured when a shooter barricaded himself in a Mandalay Bay hotel room in Las Vegas and fired automatic weapons down into the crowd at a country music festival. Lawsuits ensued in…

It’s a common question from Pennsylvania Car Accident Victims who suffer Whiplash injuries – What is the Average Value of Whiplash Settlements? Unfortunately, there is no formula, algorithm, matrix or book that insurance companies or lawyers use to value Whiplash or other Personal Injury claims from Pennsylvania Car Accidents. The value of your claim is…

We see it on the news and often it’s captured on video.  A fight erupts in a restaurant or at a stadium and customers or patrons are injured.  Or, even worse a shooting occurs at a store or office.  Is the jointly business responsible for the harm caused by the criminal? Pennsylvania Businesses are not…

Personal Injury claims get a bad rap.  Most people hate Personal Injury Lawyers and are skeptical, if not outright hostile, to all Personal Injury claims. Some of the negative sentiment is self-inflicted, an understandable reaction to aggressive television commercials and billboards.  The publicity given to unusual cases like the McDonald’s Hot Coffee Case doesn’t help…

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