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Falls Cause Serious Injuries In Nursing Homes

According to the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority, falls rank as the third highest number (17%) of events reported in healthcare facilities to the Patient Authority for the reporting year 2006. The attorneys at DLP have been representing elderly individuals who...

Excessive Force In A Personal Injury Claim

            Eddy Dogood, 75, stopped at the Wellness Hospital for a brief visit with his doctor on June 1, 2006. Eddy had received a total right hip replacement about one year before.   A security guard employed by the hospital pulled Eddy from an elevator because the...

Nursing Home Industry and Health Benefits?

Reports indicate that the Nursing Home Industry is questioning the requirements that mandate health insurance for employees.  Cost is the primary consideration and the industry is seeking protective legislation. The lawyers at DLP will monitor this issue since it may...

Work Injury In Employer’s Parking Lot

                        Tammy had just arrived at her employer\’s parking lot,  parked her car, and started walking towards the entrance to the building where she worked. Unfortunately there was some black ice and Tammy slipped and fell forward, breaking her...

Limited Tort Threshold Question

                   Mike was broadsided by Tom, the result of which Tom suffered a herniated disc in his neck as well as a broken shoulder and several broken ribs. In order to save about $30 at the time that Mike bought his insurance,  he selected the limited tort...