Do You Have a Case if Your Newborn suffered a Brain or Brachial Plexus Injury During Delivery?

If your newborn baby suffered a brachial plexus or brain injury while being delivered (extracted), you may have a claim for medical malpractice if the medical team delivering your baby negligently caused it. Brachial plexus injuries can happen when your baby is being born in the breach position (meaning bottom first), during a difficult and … Read more

Have You Been Injured in An ATV Accident?

In a 2021 report, The Consumer Product Safety Commission cataloged nearly 527,000 emergency department-treated injuries associated with off-highway vehicles (OHVs) with more than two wheels over five years ending in 2020. This means that, on average, over 100,000 ATV-related injuries occur annually. For its report, the term OHV included Utility Terrain Vehicles (UTVs), Remotely Operated … Read more

What is Institutional Abuse?

Behind the seemingly secure walls of nursing homes, orphanages, and boarding schools, a sinister reality can lurk in the shadows. Institutional abuse, a broad term encompassing any act of neglect or mistreatment that occurs within an institution entrusted with a person’s care, is a pervasive issue that strips victims of their dignity, safety, and, in … Read more

When Bias Leads to Harm: How Discrimination in Healthcare Fuels Medical Malpractice

The ideal healthcare system serves all individuals equally, providing quality care regardless of social factors. However, reality paints a different picture. Discrimination in healthcare, particularly based on race, remains a persistent issue with potentially devastating consequences. Read on as we explore the various ways in which racism in healthcare can lead to medical malpractice and … Read more

How Long Does a Car Accident Case Take to Settle in PA?

Navigating the aftermath of a car accident in Pennsylvania can be overwhelming, especially when dealing with the complex legal issues of filing a personal injury or damages claim. One of the most common questions accident victims ask is: How long will it take to settle my case? Unfortunately, there’s no simple answer, as the length … Read more

Understanding Underage Driving Laws in Pennsylvania: Navigating The Road

Like many states, Pennsylvania has implemented a graduated driver’s licensing (GDL) system to ease young drivers into the responsibility of operating a motor vehicle. This system involves several stages, each with specific restrictions to promote safe driving habits and reduce the risk of accidents. Understanding these laws is crucial for both young drivers and their … Read more