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March 2017 Archives

The wrongful death lawsuit: A tool for families seeking justice

When an Allegheny County resident suffers an injury as a result of a medical provider's negligent act, that resident may be able to hold responsible parties to account through a negligence lawsuit. This provides a forum for both parties to be heard and for compensation to be awarded if appropriate. But what if a medical provider's alleged negligent act results in the patient's death? Obviously the patient himself or herself cannot file a lawsuit in this case.

Four killed, one injured in tragic airplane crash

Airplanes, both large and small, are a very safe mode of travel and transport in Pennsylvania. Highly trained pilots routinely carry passengers throughout the Keystone State and to points beyond without incident. Unfortunately, though, injurious and even deadly plane accidents do happen, and their relative rarity is no consolation to those whose lives have been forever changed by them.

We represent victims of brain injury in Pittsburgh

The human brain is literally the nerve center of our bodies. It controls everything we think and everything we do. Unfortunately, like all other bodily organs, the brain is susceptible to injury. Car accidents, and work injuries can cause a brain injury, taking a victim by total surprise. If responsibility for such an injury can be attributed to the negligence of another, then the victim may be able to recover compensation for his or her injury.

Some signs and some possible causes of a coma

Most people in Allegheny County have a general idea of what it means to be in a coma. Perhaps a neighbor, a loved one, or even an individual him or herself has experienced a coma. This scary medical condition is often the result of traumatic brain injury, and completely change an individual's life. This blog post will provide a little bit of information about comas. For more complete medical information - including information about specific medical situations - a doctor should be consulted.

Using a police report in the aftermath of a car accident

When Pittsburgh residents are involved in a serious car accident that causes injuries, they can often feel like things are spinning out of control quickly. The scene may be chaotic, with emergency personnel on the scene to treat all parties who have suffered injuries and tow trucks present to haul away the damaged vehicles. Medical treatment is the first priority, but anyone who suffered an injury in the accident will want to make sure that they are taking certain steps to ensure that they will be able to seek compensation from the party that was responsible for the accident.

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