Author Archives: Jay Butchko
The Most Important Elder Law Issues Facing Pennsylvania Seniors Today
As some of the most vulnerable members of society, seniors in Pennsylvania face dangers from a number of different sources. Whether you have an elderly family member living in a nursing home or you’re aging in place, sometimes it seems like everyone is out to get you. But what are some of the most… Read More »
Dump Truck Driver Arrested After Killing Pregnant Woman And Unborn Child
Losing a loved one in a Pennsylvania truck accident is bad enough. But what happens if that family member was also carrying an unborn child? In this situation, you essentially lose an entire family – and a future of priceless moments that you’ll never get to experience. Unfortunately, these crashes are somewhat common in… Read More »
Can You Sue After Being Assaulted By A Shoplifter In Pennsylvania?
You’re minding your own business at your favorite clothing store when you see a fellow shopper sneak a garment into their bag without paying. Your mouth hangs open in disbelief, and you feel frozen with shock at the crime you’ve just witnessed. Finally, you gather up the courage to confront the shoplifter. But as… Read More »
You Won’t Believe Why This Pennsylvania Bar Was Sued
When bars are sued for personal injury, it’s usually because they served too much alcohol to a drunk driver who then crashed into an innocent person. This is possible due to Pennsylvania’s “dram shop” laws. But this isn’t the only way in which bars can be sued for serving too much alcohol. As a… Read More »
Can You Sue For A Soft Tissue Injury In Pennsylvania?
Soft tissue injuries can be quite serious, and they are common in car accidents. But can they really lead to lawsuits? How much compensation can you get for these types of injuries? Some argue that soft tissue injuries are quite minor, but the reality is that they can alter people’s lives significantly. If you… Read More »
Lawsuit Claims Illegal Slot Machine Caused Victim’s Death In Pennsylvania
A wrongful death lawsuit is something no family member ever wants to go through. If they’re filing one of these lawsuits, it means that they’ve already lost one of their closest loved ones. But if a family member has no other option, a wrongful death lawsuit can help them seek justice, accountability, and fair… Read More »
Pennsylvania Family Sues After Opioid Death
While the pandemic seems to be fading, the opioid crisis shows no signs of slowing down. It has been robbing families of their loved ones for many years now, and it is beginning to feel like just another reality of American life. Recently, a family filed a lawsuit against two doctors and a medical… Read More »
Suing Zostavax In Pennsylvania
When people get vaccines, the expectation is that they will enjoy a degree of protection from various illnesses. However, some people in Pennsylvania have discovered that certain vaccines actually cause the very illnesses they’re supposed to prevent. Such was allegedly the case with Zostavax, a medication that was designed to vaccinate people against shingles…. Read More »
Trapped Inside A Burning Car: Can You Sue?
Being trapped inside a burning car is one of the worst fates imaginable. Unfortunately, this is a fairly common occurrence. Vehicles are laden with flammable materials, such as fuel and electric batteries. Crashes can easily ignite these materials, facing occupants with potentially fatal or disfiguring flames. Often, car accident victims are already rendered disabled… Read More »
Pennsylvania Workers Are Constantly Suffering Tremendous Injuries
People shouldn’t have to put their life on the line just to put food on the table. Unfortunately, it seems as though the chances of suffering tremendous injuries as a worker in the Keystone State are surprisingly high. Within the past few weeks, numerous workers have suffered terrible accidents. Some have even lost their… Read More »