Year: 2017

In January, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania affirmed a trial court’s decision to prevent a doctor from testifying as a medical expert in a personal injury lawsuit involving an injury that was allegedly the result of a car accident. The case in question involved a 2012 car accident where a vehicle…

The Pennsylvania Superior Court has revived a lawsuit concerning a hospital’s liability if it allows suicidal patients to leave and they take their life. Why Did the Pennsylvania Superior Court Revive This Case? The case, Martin v. Holy Spirit Hospital, involved a woman with a history of mental health problems…

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In mid-January, the Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed a Dauphin County Court decision in a case involving people who were seriously burned by wet concrete. What Led the Superior Court to Reverse the Decision? Per a report in The Legal Intelligencer, the case that the three-judge Pennsylvania Superior Court panel reversed…

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Are Honda and Acura recalling 772,000 vehicles because of faulty Takata airbags? Per a report in the International Business Times, as well as several other notable publications, that is the case, and it adds yet another chapter to the Takata airbag saga. What’s Wrong with the Airbags in Honda and…

The Legal Intelligencer recently featured an article that explained the challenges that can come with pursing medical malpractice mediation. How Does Medical Malpractice Mediation Work and What Are the Challenges? The first thing that must be done is determining whether a medical malpractice case can be mediated or not. The reason…

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Recently, a woman’s medical malpractice claim was dismissed because of a post she made on her Facebook page years earlier. Per The Legal Intelligencer, in the woman’s claim, she alleges that her doctor mistakenly diagnosed her with multiple sclerosis (MS) when she was actually suffering from Lyme disease. However, on December 22, a…