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2017

Mar

21
Medical Malpractice 

Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the U.S., with more than 250,000 patients per year dying due to mistakes by doctors, nurses, midwives, physical therapists, paramedics,

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Jul

17
Wrongful Death and Catastrophic Injury

Nothing is more heart-wrenching than suddenly losing a spouse, child, or parent due to someone else’s negligence or misconduct―or seeing your loved one suffer from an irreversible, catastrophic

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Mar

21
Motor Vehicle Accidents

The National Safety Council estimates that 40,000 people died in motor vehicle accidents in 2016―making it the deadliest year in more than a decade. An estimated 4.6 million roadway users were

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Mar

21
Work Related Injuries & Worker’s Compensation

Fatal work injuries in Pennsylvania totaled 173 in 2015, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That year, private industry employers across the U.S. reported approximately 2.9 million

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Mar

21
Construction Accidents

One in five worker deaths occurs in the construction industry, according to statistics compiled by the Occupation Safety and Health Administration. Last year, almost 900 U.S. construction workers

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Mar

21
Civil Rights Abuse and Injury

We’ve all seen the tragic headlines.  Police shot and killed 963 people in 2016, according to The Washington Post  One in 10 students between eighth and 11th grade reported experiencing

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Mar

21
Defective Medical Devices and Drugs

In 2012, the FDA recalled a staggering 1,190 defective medical devices. The agency found use of or exposure to 57 of them could lead to serious health problems or death, and that use of or exposure

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Mar

21
Slip & Fall and Dangerous Property Conditions

The World Health Organization reports that 424,000 fatal falls occur each year, making fall-related accidents the second leading cause of unintentional injury deaths, behind road traffic injuries.

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Mar

21
Product Liability

Defective and unsafe products harm people every day. Product liability lawsuits may involve:  Fire and burns caused by defective devices, appliances, and smoke detectors  Drugs and medical

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