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What should I do immediately after suffering an injury in Pennsylvania?

Suffering any injury puts a stop to your normal life. From severe pain or illness stopping your daily behaviors to causing you to miss work to …

Answered by John M. Dodig

Will an OSHA violation affect my construction accident injury case in Pennsylvania?

Suffering a serious injury at work is not fair — you go to your job every day expecting to act safely and be kept safe by your managers, …

Answered by Ezra Wohlgelernter

How can I prove negligence in a products liability case in Pennsylvania?

From the crib your child sleeps in to the car you drive, as a consumer, you have a right to assume that the products you purchase and use are safe. …

Answered by Alan M. Feldman

I live in Pennsylvania, how do I know if I have a medical malpractice case?

From a distracted nurse who forgets to submit lab work to a doctor who rushes through an exam and fails to fully address your concerns, at some point …

Answered by Mark W. Tanner

Shortly after giving birth in a Pennsylvania hospital, my baby was diagnosed with Kernicterus and suffered brain damage. Can I sue for medical malpractice?

Expectant parents rely upon medical professionals for prenatal care, during a baby’s delivery and for post-natal follow-ups. To ensure for a …

Answered by Carol Nelson Shepherd

Do I Need A Lawyer For Adoption In Pennsylvania?

Some websites will tell you that there are two ways to adopt, through an attorney and through an agency. However, hiring a Philadelphia family …

Answered by Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr.

What is the Difference Between a Will and a Trust in Pennsylvania?

Everybody needs a will. A will is a legal document that determines what happens to your property and possessions when you die. It allows you to leave …

Answered by Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr.

How Do I Get Custody of My Child in Pennsylvania?

There may be no divorce issue that is more important, or more emotional, than child custody.In Pennsylvania, child custody is determined according to …

Answered by Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr.

What is the Difference Between Felony and Misdemeanor Drug Possession in Pennsylvania?

One of the most misunderstood aspects of Pennsylvania criminal law is the difference between felony level and misdemeanor level drug possession. …

Answered by Matthew M. McClenahen

What is Pennsylvania Law Concerning Expungement and Limited Access to Criminal Records?

A clean record is important in the modern world, where criminal background checks are more common than ever. Almost any job these days requires a …

Answered by Matthew M. McClenahen

Do I Need A Lawyer For A Workers Comp Case In Pennsylvania?

If you’ve been injured on the job in Pennsylvania, you can pursue a workers' compensation claim for medical costs …

Answered by Jeffrey S. Gross

What are the penalties for marijuana possession in Pennsylvania?

Marijuana is categorized as a Schedule I drug under the Pennsylvania Drug Device and Cosmetic Act, meaning that it has no legitimate medical use. It …

Answered by Matthew M. McClenahen

What are the Penalties for DUI in Pennsylvania?

In 2004, Pennsylvania completely revamped its DUI laws, at the same time that it lowered the BAC (blood alcohol content) threshold to .08. These …

Answered by Matthew M. McClenahen

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