PA Birth Injury Attorney

A recent study suggests there is some correlation between warmer temperatures and the development of gestational diabetes in pregnant women. Toronto researchers studied 500,000 births in a 12-year period, along with the average temperature in the month preceding a test for diabetes. Women exposed to extreme cold had a rate of gestational diabetes 3 percent […]

PA Post-partum Injury Lawyer

Between 2004 and 2015, 108 infants died due to sleeping on inflatable mattresses. The number of deaths is comparatively small, considering that in 2015, 900 infants died due to suffocation or strangulation in beds. However, inflatable mattresses may pose a greater risk, because parents may be unaware those mattresses are unsafe for babies. Two researchers […]

Pennsylvania Negligent Security Lawyer

Wapner Newman successfully resolved a case in which a man and his friend were attacked in a casino parking garage. The criminals killed the man, seriously wounded his friend, and drove off in the victim’s car. This tragic crime wasn’t the first to occur at that location. Just 16 months earlier, carjackers targeted a casino […]

PA Medical Errors Lawyers

Researchers at Harvard University found that between 1992 and 2014, the number of payouts in medical malpractice cases dropped by 56 percent. But the average dollar value of payouts between 2009 and 2014 was $353,000 – about 23 percent higher than the average payout of $287,000 between 1992 and 1996. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, […]

PA Talcum Powder Injury Lawyer

In its natural state, the mineral talc is often found alongside the mineral asbestos, a substance known to cause cancer in humans. The proximity of those minerals means there is a possibility for asbestos to contaminate talc. Since the 1970s, the manufacture of products containing asbestos has been illegal in the United States. So the […]

PA Bike Accident Lawyer

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data published in March shows that in 2015, 4,976 people died in motorcycle crashes in the United States. That’s an increase of 8 percent over the previous year, but the number of injuries from 2014 to 2013 decreased by 3 percent, to 88,000. May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, so […]

Pennsylvania Teen Distracted Driving Lawyer

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States. But that risk isn’t exclusive to the U.S. That’s why, in 2011, National Youth Traffic Safety Month became Global Youth Traffic Safety Month. Every May, during each week of GYTSM, the National Organizations for Youth Safety focus on specific safety […]

PA Heart Surgery Injury Lawyer

“Infant heart surgery mortality rates.” Pretty serious subject matter, especially if one of those newborns is yours. It is difficult to even imagine how the families of infants with serious cardiac issues handle the strain and uncertainty. Successfully navigating that journey means finding a facility that offers quality care at a reasonable price. To help […]

PA Hospital Infection Attorney

Wapner Newman Wigrizer Brecher & Miller trial attorneys Steven G, Wigrizer and Jarad L. Silverstein are currently investigating the wave of bacterial infections that are plaguing patients of Osteo Relief Institute South Jersey in Wall Township. Mr. Wigrizer and Mr. Silverstein are representing the family of one such patient who developed septic arthritis/MRSA and ultimately […]

PA Daycare Injury Lawyer

We try as parents to keep our kids safe. From teaching them about dealing with strangers to the importance of wearing a helmet when riding their bicycle, life is full of lessons intended to keep them out of harm’s way. Daycare should be an extension of those lessons, a place of comfort and protection. While […]