Category: Personal Injury

PA Mall Violence Injury Lawyer

A husband and wife who were shot at Monroeville Mall in February have filed suit against the mall’s owners and the store where the shooting occurred. The couple claims that violence and gang activity at the mall just east of Pittsburgh had been increasing before they were shot and that the mall owners were negligent […]

PA Toy Injury Attorney

Parents want some assurance that the toys they buy for their children are safe. And it would appear that, overall, toys are safer now than they used to be. The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that toy recalls have been decreasing in recent years – from 178 in 2008 to 25 in fiscal year 2015. […]

PA Medical Errors Lawyers

In Pennsylvania, when a mistake happens at a hospital or one of several other types of healthcare facilities, it must be reported to the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority. The Authority was established in 2002, as part of the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error Act, and its primary role is to reduce medical errors. […]

PA Personal Injury Attorneys

When people are injured, they may think they can handle matters on their own. But it’s not as simple as filing an insurance claim and waiting for a check to arrive. To get the best outcome, you’re going to need legal help. Here are 6 reasons to hire a personal injury attorney: You need flawless […]

PA Black Friday Injury Attorney

The day after Thanksgiving – Black Friday – is one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Some stores open before dawn, welcoming throngs of people who have been waiting outside for hours. For many people, hitting the post-Thanksgiving sales with family and friends is a holiday tradition. But in recent years, that tradition […]

Pennsylvania Medicare Ambulance Fraud

In September, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania charged the owner of a Philadelphia ambulance company with 15 counts of health care fraud for billing Medicare $1.25 million for unnecessary services. The indictment alleges the man recruited dialysis patients who needed three treatments a week, so he could transport them to […]

Halloween Safety

It’s that time of year again – when Styrofoam tombstones pop up in front yards and spooky spiderwebs seem to swallow-up shrubs. Halloween is a holiday for kids and kids-at-heart. But before the fun begins, before heading out to collect candy or attend a party, it’s good to keep in mind some tips that’ll keep […]

Storm Injuries

On Oct. 7, at least 11 dams in South Carolina had failed after more than 20 inches of rain fell over some parts of the state in just a few days. The rains came from Hurricane Joaquin, and even though the storm didn’t make landfall in South Carolina, storm-related floodwaters resulted in at least 14 […]

Pipeline

In June 2015, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced its assessment of a $940 thousand fine against a Chevron subsidiary, stemming from a fatal explosion in 2014. The DEP found the company had violated several laws, some of which contributed to the explosion that killed a contractor. The fine is one of the largest […]

Train Accident Injuries

If you commute by train, you may need to find another way to get to the office next year. December 31, 2015, is the deadline for railroads to complete upgrades required by the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008. The act requires railroads to install positive train control (PTC) systems that slow or stop trains […]