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    If you are over the age of 21 in Pennsylvania, the use of a motorcycle helmet is strictly optional. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently released shocking data that is being used to hopefully spark a change in legislation. Click to read more. Pennsylvania urged to reenact universal motorcycle helmet law

    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s recent decision could mean important changes for many states across the nation. Click to read more. Important Change in the Law for Physicians #2

    A Pennsylvania high school staged a ‘mock crash’ before their prom. Participants drenched themselves in fake blood and emergency vehicles arrived on the scene to illustrate the dangerous, deadly effects of texting while driving. Click to learn more. Pennsylvania high school takes action against distracted driving

    An accurate, timely diagnosis is the first step in developing an effective course of treatment. Medical professionals who delay a diagnosis or make an incorrect diagnosis can cause worsening conditions or fatalities. Click to read more. Studies show misdiagnoses a common problem in medical community

    With a surplus of cash on hand, the Pennsylvania Medical Board waived fees for medical professionals in 2013 and 2014. Was this the right decision? Click to read more. Pennsylvania Medical Board waives fees for doctors

    The Good Samaritan Civil Immunity law says that any person – including an emergency response provider – who renders emergency care or treatment will not be liable for civil damages as a result of the care required. As long as the individual can show that he or she acted in good faith, the individual will not be held liable. Is this a good idea? Click to read more. Good Samaritan Immunities

    Numerous regulations are in place to ensure that medical professionals receive the appropriate level of rest between shifts. Studies have shown, however, that it might not be enough. Click to read more. Despite regulations, many surgeons still struggle with fatigue

    An effective program is in place to ensure the safety of Pennsylvania highways. Click to learn how government agencies are working to protect you on the road. Roadside Inspections Ensure Trucks Are Safe for Pennsylvania Roads

    Attorney Cliff Rieders

    Attorney Cliff RiedersCliff Rieders is a Nationally Board Certified Trial Lawyer practicing personal injury law. A large part of his practice involves multi-district litigation, including cases related to pharmaceuticals, vitamin supplements and medical devices. He is admitted in several state and federal courts, as well as the Supreme Court of the United States. Rieders is the past regional president of the Federal Bar Association and is a life member of the distinguished American Law Institute, which promulgates proposed rules adopted by many state courts. He is a past president of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, formerly Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. As a founder of the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority, he served on the Board for 15 years.

    Not only has Rieders held many highly esteemed, leadership positions, he authored legislation related to the Patient Safety Authority and the Mcare Act, which governs medical and hospital liability actions in Pennsylvania. He authored texts upon which both practitioners and judges rely, including Pennsylvania Malpractice Laws and Forms, and Financial Responsibility Law Issues in Pennsylvania, the latter governing auto and truck collisions in Pennsylvania. In addition, he wrote several books on the practice of law in Pennsylvania regarding wrongful death and survivor actions, insurance bad faith, legal malpractice claims and worker rights, among others. Rieders also serves as a resource to practitioners as a regular speaker for Celesq, an arm of the world’s largest legal publisher, Thomson Reuters West Publishing.

    As recognition of his wide range of contribution to his profession and of his dedication to protecting the rights of his clients, he received numerous awards, among them the George F. Douglas Amicus Curiae Award, the Milton D. Rosenberg Award, the B’nai B’rith Justice Award, and awards of recognition from the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers. [ Attorney Bio ]

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