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Category Archives: Personal Injury

What Are the Risks if Auto Insurance is Suspended or Canceled During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Severe restrictions on travel, health fears and closed workplaces have sharply curtailed automobile traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic. Accidents have dropped so much that many auto insurance companies are providing refunds to policyholders. People who are stuck at home and facing financial distress might be tempted to cancel or suspend their coverage. However, if an… Read More »

Be Wary of Attorneys Who Promise the Moon in Personal Injury Cases

If you’ve just been injured in an accident, you may be feeling eager to find an attorney who can help you maximize the compensation you can receive in an injury claim. While it’s good to be on the lookout for aggressive attorneys, particularly in the field of personal injury, you should be suspicious of any… Read More »

Pennsylvania Parents Receive $14.5M Damage Award for Birth Injury

A jury in Pennsylvania awarded a couple $14.5 million in damages after finding an obstetrician’s negligence during delivery of their child caused brain damage, cerebral palsy and other permanent harm. According to the Altoona Mirror, the trial in federal court lasted two weeks and the jury deliberated four hours before returning the verdict, which apportioned… Read More »

Is the Vena Cava Filter the Latest Faulty Medical Device?

In recent years, many medical devices patients relied on have proven to be defective: artificial hips, implantable defibrillators, catheters, and vaginal meshes, to name a few. Recently, injuries allegedly caused by the inferior vena cava (IVC) filter have given rise to numerous lawsuits throughout the country. The PennRecord recently reported on an example of this… Read More »