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Autumn Slip and Fall Hazards

Autumn Slip and Fall Hazards

Autumn brings many nostalgic memories of childhood for adults, and endless opportunities for fun and adventure for all ages. The changing leaves, pumpkins, and cool air are a favorite for many, but the shorter days and wet weather can present many hazards for pedestrians and drivers alike.

THE VERY FIRST POST-COVID PLAINTIFF’S VERDICT AND ONE OF LARGEST VERDICT IN BRADFORD COUNTY HISTORY

THE VERY FIRST POST-COVID PLAINTIFF’S VERDICT AND ONE OF LARGEST VERDICT IN BRADFORD COUNTY HISTORY

Michael Pisanchyn was lead trial counsel with Douglas Yazinski and Bradley Moyer sitting second chair. The Defendant Monroeton Rod and Gun Club was represented by 1) Donald Carmelite, 2) Scott Gemberling and 3) Mathew Kerris sitting second chair all from Marshall Dennehey and also 4) Patrick Heffron of Chartwell Law. The Defendant Driver was represented by Attorney Robert Muolo from Wiest Muolo Noon Swinehart and Bathgate. The trial took place for 5 days with the jury deliberating about 90 minutes.

Post-Quarantine Driver Safety Tips

Post-Quarantine Driver Safety Tips

Pennsylvania moved into the yellow phase statewide on Friday – much to many residents’ and business owner’s relief! After three long months of the stay-at-home order, many are itching to get out of the house, back to work, and back to normal. Part of those plans is getting back on the road more often, as [...]

COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

On behalf of our team, we hope you are staying well and coping with these trying times as best as possible. Please know that our dedication to helping our clients and victims of injuries or work-related illnesses has not changed. We are always available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. As we have [...]

Workers’ Comp for COVID-19 Exposure

Workers’ Comp for COVID-19 Exposure

While many Pennsylvanians have been urged, and even forced, to stay home as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), employees classified as “essential workers” across the state continue to report for duty day in and day out, despite the risk factors of this highly contagious virus. Fortunately for these workers, if they contract COVID-19 in [...]

List Of PA Catholic Clergy Accused Of Sex Abuse Released

List Of PA Catholic Clergy Accused Of Sex Abuse Released

ProPublica, a journalism website, has released the most comprehensive of Catholic clergy credibly accused of sex abuse. The list includes many from Pennsylvania. The searchable database — which includes hundreds of priests accused from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, as well as dioceses in Scranton, Allentown, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, and more — comes on the heels of [...]

Are Seasonal Workers Able to Collect Workers’ Compensation?

Are Seasonal Workers Able to Collect Workers’ Compensation?

‘Tis the season for hiring extra help to get retailers, airlines, and hospitality businesses through the hustle and bustle of the holiday season! Seasonal employees make some extra cash for themselves, and provide a valuable service to the businesses who hire them. But what happens when one of these employees is hurt on the job? [...]

Dangerous Fireworks Recalled

Dangerous Fireworks Recalled

Pennsylvanians prepping for this week’s Independence Day festivities should double-check the fireworks they purchased! Keystone Fireworks stores across Pennsylvania have recalled G-Force artillery shell fireworks for violating the federal regulatory requirements for the product, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced. The G-Force artillery shell fireworks have been overloaded with pyrotechnics that can cause a [...]

When Potholes and Other Roadway Hazards Cause Accidents

When Potholes and Other Roadway Hazards Cause Accidents

Pothole and roadwork season is upon us in Pennsylvania! After a long winter of cold, icy and wet conditions, plowing and weather treatment many roads in PA are in need of some touch ups. But what happens when a roadway defect – pothole or otherwise – causes you or your loved one harm after an [...]

Philadelphia Jury Awards $3 Million in Wrongful Death Case

Philadelphia Jury Awards $3 Million in Wrongful Death Case

$3 million was awarded to the father of a 16-year-old girl who committed suicide in 2015 while she resided at the Bethany Children’s Home. A Philadelphia jury found Bethany Children’s Home negligent for not properly supervising the young woman, resulting in her leaving the campus unsupervised – despite the law requiring her to be supervised off the grounds while under their care.

10 Infant Deaths in Fisher-Price Rock ‘N Play

10 Infant Deaths in Fisher-Price Rock ‘N Play

Fisher-Price and the Consumer Product Safety Commission released a warning on Friday, April 5, about Fisher-Price’s Rock ‘n Play sleeper and shared reports that showed 10 infants had died while using the product since 2015. The release further urged parents to not let their children use the sleeper if they could roll over. The ten [...]

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