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The personal injury lawyers at The Pisanchyn Law Firm provide legal representation to all Pennsylvania residents. To make it more convenient for our clients, if you can’t come to us, we will come to you. Our firm specializes in various legal matters, including catastrophic injury, automobile accidents, tractor trailer accidents, motorcycle accidents, medical malpractice, birth injuries, child abuse, group home abuse, premise liability, workers’ compensation, social security, and criminal matters.

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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.

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.

Lawsuit: 9-year-old boy was abused at now-closed youth home

Lawsuit: 9-year-old boy was abused at now-closed youth home

ZELIENOPLE. Pa. — A new lawsuit has been filed against a now-shuttered Butler County youth home with a troubled history after allegations that a young child was sexually abused there. Glade Run Lutheran Services closed in 2015 amid several abuse claims that were reported to the state's Department of Human Services. A lawsuit was settled [...]

Glade Run faces new lawsuit

Glade Run faces new lawsuit

Eric Jankiewicz Eagle Staff Writer | January 11, 2019 Only days after settling a lawsuit alleging sexual abuse, a Zelienople youth service program is being sued again over similar accusations, including claims that the program's lax supervision led to sexual assaults in 2014. “A brief review of the facts, as stated in [the victims] complaint, [...]

Glade Run center facing another lawsuit

Glade Run center facing another lawsuit

ZELIENOPLE — Another lawsuit alleging sexual assault has been filed against the former Glade Run Lutheran Services youth home. The Pisanchyn Law Firm filed the complaint Monday in Butler County Court on behalf of a now-19-year-old boy, who was 13 at the time of the alleged incidents. The same firm filed two separate lawsuits last [...]

Articles: Dog attack on toddler prompts negligence lawsuit

Articles: Dog attack on toddler prompts negligence lawsuit

The Pisanchyn Law Firm filed suit earlier today. See some of the media that have been published all the way to Pittsburgh. We’re hoping this will make the community safer and bring attention to this issue. Can click on the three different articles below: Times Leader Trib Live Citizen’s Voice

$6.5M settlement for family of man killed by rock crusher

$6.5M settlement for family of man killed by rock crusher

Article by the Times Leader – Click here to view By Patrick Kernan – pkernan@timesleader.com | October 13th, 2017 10:04 pm Wesley SherwoodLANESBORO — Wesley Sherwood’s family has agreed to a $6.5 million settlement with two companies after he was killed by falling into a rock crusher in 2011. Sherwood’s estate was represented by the [...]

Jury Awards Woman more than $311K for DUI Crash

Jury Awards Woman more than $311K for DUI Crash

This last Thursday a jury in Lackawanna County, sent a message to a Defendant awarding over quarter of a million dollars for his “outrageous conduct.” Specifically the jury awarded $311,498.45 with the largest portion $200,000 toward punitive damages. It took the Pisanchyn Law Firm through Attorney Douglas Yazinski and Bradley Moyer just one day to [...]

Late doctor’s family sues Wilkes Barre General

Late doctor’s family sues Wilkes Barre General

The Citizen’s Voice Staff writer @cvjimhalpin The family of a Pittston doctor who hanged himself shortly after being discharged from Wilkes-Barre General Hospital has sued the hospital alleging doctors there failed to act when he expressed suicidal thoughts during a psychiatric assessment. Dr. Steven Allan Azaravich, 33, of Pittston, was found dead July 22, 2015, [...]

Federal Suit Filed on Behalf of Sexual Assault Victims

Federal Suit Filed on Behalf of Sexual Assault Victims

The Pisanchyn Law Firm has filed a Federal Lawsuit against Butler County, its prison and their food service provider on behalf of two inmates who were sexually assaulted while serving time for low-level offenses. Attorney Michael Pisanchyn, Jr., says that the main concern of the suit is preventing future sexual assaults at the facility. “It [...]

Child Facility to Close

Child Facility to Close

State won’t renew Glade Run license Child facility to close- One of Glad Run Lutheran Services’ residential buildings will soon no longer be in service following incidents of staff negligence. The Department of Human Services issues a non-renewal notice last week to the child residential facility operated by Glade Run at 70 Beaver Road. “If [...]

State Revokes Glade Run Residential Care Facility’s Operations License

State Revokes Glade Run Residential Care Facility’s Operations License

By Andy Sheehan | November 14, 2016 at 7:16 pm ZELIENOPLE (KDKA) — State investigators say lax oversight at a Butler County residential treatment facility for children with autism and other developmental disabilities continues to jeopardize the safety of those who live there. On Monday, the state Department of Human Services once again revoked Glade [...]

Judge Gives Green Light

Judge Gives Green Light

Pisanchyn Law Firm’s recent allowance to pursue a civil suit against a Susquehanna County gun store employee was featured in the Legal Intelligencer, Philadelphia Attorney’s Premier News Source. A gun shop and its owner, whose son—an employee at the store—shot and killed a man, can be held civilly liable for the fatal shooting, a Pennsylvania [...]

WHAT’S NEW

Safe Fall Driving Tips

Safe Fall Driving Tips

Fall in Pennsylvania is arguably our most beautiful season. It’s a great time to go for a drive just to enjoy the scenery. 

When to Talk to a Social Security Disability Lawyer

When to Talk to a Social Security Disability Lawyer

The general rule is “the earlier, the better.” If you’re even considering filing for disability, you should call a disability attorney for a free consultation. Your attorney can help you evaluate the strength of your case and assist you with your initial application.

PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS

PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS

Personal Injury Lawyers and Attorneys (PI Lawyers and Attorneys) provide specialized legal expertise, to anyone who has been either physically injured, or psychologically injured, due to negligence or wrong doings by a person, or any registered entity (small business, company, government organization, etc).

SLEEP DISORDERS FROM TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

SLEEP DISORDERS FROM TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

Sleep disorders are an extremely common side effect of traumatic brain injury (TBI). People who, prior to their accident, had experienced no difficulty in sleeping commonly complain not only of an inability to fall asleep, but of more frequent restless sleep.

WILKES BARRE MESOTHELIOMA

WILKES BARRE MESOTHELIOMA

Statistics show that there is $210 million construction industry in the Wilkes Barre Pennsylvania area. This shows the vast growth of the construction industry in the area which contributes jobs and money to the city. With this in mind, it is important to anticipate the effects this industry will bring to the people of Wilkes Barre.

Medical Malpractice Myths

Medical Malpractice Myths

Just like us injury lawyers have misconceptions and stereotypes against us, as discussed in our introductory blog post, so do medical malpractice lawsuits and the victims that file them. Notice that we say victims, not people, not parties, and not plaintiffs; victims.

Reasons To Contact A Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Reasons To Contact A Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Occupational injuries are much more common than you might think. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 3.0 million nonfatal workplace injuries were reported in 2022, resulting in an alarmingly high incidence rate of 3.3 cases for every 100 full-time workers.

Personal Injury Checklist

Personal Injury Checklist

Amidst the trauma and confusion of an automobile accident, it is difficult to remain levelheaded and take control of the situation. While you may be tempted to rely on law enforcement officials at the scene to handle everything, it is essential for you to act quickly to collect evidence and speak with witnesses about details you may have missed.

Types of Personal Injuries

Types of Personal Injuries

Personal injury is a vast topic with hundreds of titles listed below it. It is very vague, simply because it is nearly impossible to predict what kind of injury any given accident may cause as it is nearly impossible to predict how a person will react during that accident.

When To Hire a Workers Compensation Attorney

When To Hire a Workers Compensation Attorney

Accidents can happen anytime, anywhere. At work, employees are always at risk of facing an accident at any time. A broken arm from a fall off a ladder, a back injury, or a strain from lifting heavy boxes, are some common mishaps that can strike without any warning.

Handling a Long Term Disability Claim

Handling a Long Term Disability Claim

If you are filing a long term disability claim when you have been injured or become ill and cannot work, it is helpful to know that disability insurance is more complicated than most insurance. There are very strict rules that must be followed.

What Is Medical Negligence

What Is Medical Negligence

Medical negligence occurs when medical treatment falls below expected standards. If a patient becomes injured as a result of medical negligence, that patient might file a lawsuit claiming medical malpractice. If a patient dies, the family might then file a wrongful death lawsuit.

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