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Medical Malpractice and the Failure to Diagnose Cancer

When Doctors Fail to Diagnose Cancer Cancer is the second-leading cause of death in Pennsylvania, but early detection and treatment can make all the difference when it comes to outcomes and survival. When doctors fail to diagnose cancer, the disease may spread, rendering treatment more difficult … [Read more...]

Can You Sue a Social Media Influencer Over a Defective Product?

Holding Influencers Liable for Endorsing Defective Products With 65% of influencer marketing budgets set to increase in 2020, it's no surprise that more and more companies are starting to pay popular social media users to sell products to their followers. However, the increase in social media … [Read more...]

Expert Witnesses in Personal Injury Cases

Why You May Need an Expert Witness in Your Case Personal injury lawsuits are fact-intensive exercises that require showing the defendant acted in a negligent manner. If evidence is slim, the plaintiff may need expert witnesses—defined as individuals whose opinions by virtue of training or … [Read more...]

How to Resolve Personal Injury Cases

The Common Methods of Resolving a Personal Injury Case It is estimated that only 4% of personal injury cases go to trial. While it's your right to have a judge or jury hear your story, it's also possible to obtain a favorable resolution through mediation or arbitration. Let's take a closer look at … [Read more...]

What Happens If You’re in an Accident With a Driverless Car?

Driverless Cars and Liability Issues In October 2018, Pennsylvania authorized a driverless car manufacturer to begin testing vehicles on roads throughout the state. Though a more universal acceptance of self-driving cars is still some years in the future, it’s worth remembering that technology … [Read more...]

Latent Injuries and the Statute of Limitations

Filing Deadlines and Latent Injuries The laws regarding statutes of limitations are generally clear as to the time period that you have to file a lawsuit, and absent several exceptions, the statute of limitations limits your period to sue to two years in personal injury cases in Pennsylvania. In … [Read more...]

Filing a Lawsuit for Inadequate Security

When You Can Sue for Inadequate Security When you suffer personal injury from a physical attack on a premises owned by another, you may have a claim for inadequate security as many of these cases involve assault and battery. Property owners have an obligation to provide some level of security for … [Read more...]

Understanding Who Can Be Liable in Commercial Truck Accidents

Who Can Be Liable for a Commercial Truck Accident? There are roughly 115,000 large truck and bus injury crashes every year in the U.S. Establishing liability is essential in any personal injury case, and truck accident liability is notoriously complex. An experienced truck accident lawyer can help … [Read more...]

Punitive Damages in a Truck Accident Case

Are Punitive Damages Possible in a Truck Accident Case? One of the things that elevate damage awards in jury verdicts is punitive damages. If you have been injured in a truck accident, you are likely wondering whether you can get punitive damages against the truck driver or the company that employs … [Read more...]

How to Prevent Passengers From Creating a Distraction

Staying Focused on the Road Instead of Your Passengers In 2018, there were about 4.5 million people injured in car accidents throughout the United States. Many accidents are caused by human error, such as driving while distracted by a passenger. Fortunately, there are steps that you can take to … [Read more...]

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