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Cliff Rieders’ Role in the History of the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority

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The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority (PSA) is a world-renowned, independent state agency collecting information on patient safety from Pennsylvania healthcare facilities, which was intended to make state residents safer. Mr. Rieders was the President of the Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania the year the law creating the PSA was debated. He was also part of the […]

Car Accidents Articles

Three Things You Should Not Have to Worry About When You Hire a Capable Car Accident Attorney If you have been in a car crash in Pennsylvania, you probably have lots of worries. Your first priority should be taking care of your injuries, but there are also worries about your financial situation and how the […]

Bicycle Accidents Articles

Motorists Have To Share The Road In a crash, a cyclist is much more vulnerable to suffering severe injuries than someone driving a car. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2009, 630 bicyclists were killed and another 51,000 were injured in traffic collisions in the United States. In Pennsylvania alone, 19 people […]

Brain Injury Articles

Observing Brain Injury Awareness Month The human brain is wonderful, complex, and controls our ability to function in every area of life; but it is also extremely sensitive and subject to damage.  When the brain is injured, any of our abilities can be affected, and severe symptoms from paralysis to death may result. According to […]

Attorney Malpractice Articles

The Catastrophe of Infections in American Hospitals People go to hospitals and medical facilities to get well, but all too often they wind up getting sicker or even dying from infections acquired at these very facilities. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1.7 million cases of infection will contribute to more than 90,000 […]

Wrongful Death Articles

WRONGFUL DEATH AND SURVIVAL-FOREFEITURE-ABANDONMENT  Johnson v. Neshaminy Shore Picnic Park, 2019 Pa. Super. LEXIS 822.    OPINION BY KUNSELMAN, J.: In this tragic wrongful death and survival action, decedent’s father, Carl Griggs, appeals from the trial court’s decision that he forfeited his share of the proceeds from the action filed by the decedent’s mother, Janelle […]

Workers’ Compensation

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION-IMMUNITY-SUBCONTRACTORS Coleman v. Chief Oil & Gas, 2022 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 48022 (M.D. Pa. March 17, 2022) (Brann, D.J.).  Chief gas drilling company hired pressure pumping and Coleman to perform work at a fracking site.  Coleman was seriously injured.  The work done was a regular part of Chief’s business.  Coleman and Western failed to […]