Medical devices have helped improve and even save the lives of millions of Americans, but unfortunately there are many others that have caused patients extreme pain, complications, and even death. Medical devices can cause damage for a number of reasons, and if you have been injured by a medical device you may have a viable…

Car accidents happen every day in Philadelphia, with some being minor fenders and others being catastrophic to the drivers and their passengers. Being involved in a car accident is a scary and confusing experience, but it is important after an accident to be mindful of your body and any physical changes you feel. These signs…

Many people in Pennsylvania enjoy riding a motorcycle. The state also receives countless visitors who ride their bikes into the Keystone State. As an established Philadelphia law firm, we receive many questions from the public. One question we receive is, “Does Pennsylvania have a helmet law?” The answer is “yes, but it’s a little complicated.”…

After an accident, many victims are curious about how much it would cost to hire an attorney. The right lawyer can make a big difference in your personal injury case, collecting evidence and negotiating with the defendant or his insurer. Unfortunately, attorneys do not work for free, and many victims wonder whether they can actually…

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) provides transportation to hundreds of thousands of people daily in the five counties that it serves. Whether you take a bus, train, subway, or trolley, chances are you have ridden on SEPTA at some point. With these many passengers using SEPTA, accidents are bound to happen. However, injured victims…

Doctors save lives. Unfortunately, many careless doctors also injure patients, sometimes fatally. If you believe that a doctor has been negligent while treating you, then you might have a valid legal claim for compensation. At PhillyLaw, we have handled many medical negligence claims and are anxious to meet with you. Below are some of the…

Following too closely is one of the worst problems on the road. Rather than allow a cushion of 3-4 seconds, drivers tailgate and end up colliding with the vehicle in front of them. Rear end collisions are also common in parking lots, where cars are closely packed together. If you’ve suffered rear-end accident injuries, then…

A hernia occurs whenever an organ or fatty tissue pushes through a weak spot in a muscle wall, usually in the abdomen or the groin. To treat the hernia, a doctor usually inserts mesh to reinforce the muscle wall and prevent a hernia from developing again. Unfortunately, there are many complications to surgery, and mesh…

Companies often use vehicles to deliver goods to customers or for their employees to use as part of their day-to-day activities. Other companies are in the transportation business, so moving people around is what they do to get paid. With so many commercial vehicles on the road, accidents are bound to happen. However, these accidents…

Rideshare companies Lyft and Uber continue to increase in popularity in Philadelphia. However, these vehicles get into accidents just like traditional taxi cabs, leaving passengers and others with serious injuries that warrant immediate medical attention. Have you been in a Lyft or Uber accident? If so, you could receive compensation, but you need to take…