Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Blog

Medical malpractice: Misdiagnoses may mean death in Pennsylvania

The death of a family member can hit surviving loved ones with feelings of devastation and loss. These feelings may be even more amplified if the death is of a young child that occurred due to mistakes made by other individuals. Medical errors may be at fault in many such cases, and as a result, families may have cause to file medical malpractice claims.

Medical malpractice claims may help individuals regain control

The impacts from the death of a loved one can be far-reaching and long-lasting. The emotional and financial struggles that surviving loved ones may face can result in individuals feeling as if their lives are out of control. If their loved one’s death resulted from medical malpractice, filing a claim in hopes of gaining compensation may help some individuals feel more in control.

Motorcycle accidents: Pennsylvania man files claim due to injury

When an individual has been seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident, filing a personal injury claim may be an avenue he or she wishes to pursue. A successful claim could allow an individual who has been hurt in car or motorcycle accidents to gain compensation for financial, physical and emotional distress that has resulted from the incident. Therefore, interested parties may wish to find out how to go about working toward their desired outcomes.

Patrons could suffer personal injury due to unsafe establishments

Many Pennsylvania residents may shop at stores or go to other places without considering the notion that security on the premises may be lacking. However, some establishments could put patrons at risk of suffering injuries due to a lack of safety. If an individual does suffer a personal injury at an insecure location, he or she may have cause to take legal action.

Car accidents: High speed factor in fatal Pennsylvania crash

The deaths of loved ones are never easy. When car accidents lead to these deaths, surviving family members may find themselves hoping to move forward in the best manner possible. In some cases, seeking compensation against the driver considered at fault for a fatal accident may be worth considering. 

How to protect yourself from your own insurance company

It was a last minute run to the grocery store for milk–you were in a hurry, sure, but you weren’t speeding and you weren’t driving recklessly. You got to the last stop sign before the store, pulled out and before you knew what was happening, you’d been broadsided by a small truck. Thankfully you’d been wearing your seatbelt. You seemed fine, although your head was ringing pretty badly.

4 tips for driving safely near trucks

As the holidays draw closer, you and your family will probably be traveling to visit relatives and friends, maybe quite a distance away. You will not be the only ones on the road though. Not only will other families be traveling at this time of year, but there will be a lot of trucks too. Here are four tips on how to keep your family safe around trucks on the road.

Surgical errors may mean Pennsylvania medical malpractice claims

Suffering additional pain and injury due to the mistakes of a medical professional can be immensely disheartening. The results of medical errors could leave individuals facing substantial financial distress due to related bills as well as physical pain and suffering. In such cases, individuals may wish to learn more about medical malpractice claims and how such a claim could potentially help them seek compensation.

The Holidays: What to do if you are hit by drunk driver

It’s that time of year. Thanksgiving is this week and shortly after that holiday parties will begin. From work to family to the neighborhood watch, celebrations abound. And they are often accompanied by alcohol–sometimes copious amounts.