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Fatal Workplace Accident Triggers Award of Workers’ Compensation Benefits and a $900K Civil Settlement

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Unfortunately, fatal workplace accidents not only cause massive emotional harm to the loved ones left behind, they can sometimes also set off an entire series of legal consequences. Your time and energy is best spent on your family. Leave the legal concerns to the experienced professionals by retaining a skilled Pennsylvania wrongful death attorney…. Read More »

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Statutes of Limitation and How Long You Have to File a Survival Action in Pennsylvania

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In any personal injury or wrongful death circumstance, one thing that is important to note is that different legal “causes of action” (in other words, legal bases for suing and obtaining compensation) may have different “statutes of limitations.” In a practical sense, this means that different claims may have different deadlines after which you… Read More »

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How the Admission of Improper Evidence May Entitle You to a New Trial in Pennsylvania

By Needle Law Firm |

In real life, motor vehicle accident victims come from all walks of life and have all kinds of “back stories.” Sometimes, people make errors of judgment that precede their accidents. If you made some mistakes in the moments preceding your accident, does that mean you absolutely cannot get compensation for your injuries? No. Depending… Read More »

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How A Flawed Jury Selection Process Triggered a New Trial in a Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice Case

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Anytime anyone decides to pursue an injury case in court, they hope to get a fair trial. Laws and rules of procedure are written to guarantee that the parties will receive a fair trial. This is true of the entire process, including parts that occur before the trial, such as jury selection. If your… Read More »

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Communications Equipment Installer Receives $30M Settlement After 50-Foot Fall from a Pennsylvania Cell Tower

By Needle Law Firm |

Cases that involve massive injuries often mean that the harm suffered is life-changing, which means an extended period (or even a lifetime) of lost wages and medical expenses. Securing a truly complete amount of compensation means obtaining an award for multiple different types of damages and may mean suing multiple parties. Giving the court… Read More »

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A Pennsylvania Woman’s Root Canal Went Awry, and Her Lawsuit Did Too Because She Litigated Without Legal Representation

By Needle Law Firm |

For many people, trips to the dentist are never fun. That is especially true if you are headed to the dentist’s office to get a root canal procedure. What could be worse than that, you might wonder. Well, one possibility is that your dentist commits malpractice on you while you are undergoing the root… Read More »

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Pennsylvania Worker With Osteoarthritis Gets a Second Chance to Pursue Disability Benefits

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If you have a medical condition that has left you unable to work, you may need the assistance of disability benefits. Receiving an award of benefits can greatly enhance the quality of life of the recipient. However, the legal processes of your claim for disability benefits can seem daunting. Giving yourself a strong chance… Read More »

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An Injured Pennsylvania Jail Worker’s Evidence Overcame Her Employer’s Effort to Cut Off Her Workers’ Compensation Benefits

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When you seek to receive workers’ compensation benefits, there are several key hurdles in your case. There is your original claim and an award of benefits. After that, you face another important hurdle if your employer makes a request to cut off your benefits. At all of these steps, it is very important to… Read More »

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Using Medical Expert Evidence to Persuade the Judge and Succeed in Your Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Claim

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In many workers’ compensation cases, both sides may have medical experts, and these opposing doctors’ testimony may be the key to succeeding or not. Having a doctor whose testimony is believable and persuasive is essential. Whether it is accumulating and presenting expert witness testimony or some other variety of important evidence, a knowledgeable Pennsylvania… Read More »

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Successfully Overcoming an Opponent’s Request for Summary Judgment in Your Pennsylvania Premises Liability Case

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Sometimes, it can be very subtle details that may entitle you to a successful outcome. For one western Pennsylvania slip-and-fall accident victim, he was able to win his appeal case because of an argument that a property owner and a tenant did not make in the injured man’s trial court case. Legal matters, including… Read More »

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