Consumer Reports recently reported on a data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that suggested 251, 454 people in the United States (US) die as a result of medical errors each year. Medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in
For married couples negotiating a divorce settlement, developing a child custody agreement can be one of the biggest hurdles. Ideally, both parents should compromise to develop a plan for custody based upon what is best for the child or children involved. However, this is not
Pennsylvania couples who want to protect their assets or other lifestyle terms in the event of a divorce have two different options based on whether they considering marriage or already married.
Couples preparing to wed may consider a prenuptial agreement, also called a “prenup.” A prenuptial
On September 22, 2016, Pennsylvania personal injury lawyers Jon Ostoff and Louis Ricciardi were among the speakers of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice’s (PAJ) Trial of the Month teleseminar. The topic of the CLE credited course was the settlement of Ostroff’s recent bus accident lawsuit
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is expected to sign legislation that would shorten the length of time a married couple must live separately before a divorce can be granted.
House Bill 380, signed by both the Pennsylvania Senate the House of Representatives on September 27, allows the
The National Safety Council designates a whole month (April) to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving and draw attention to the epidemic that it has become. It’s not enough to raise awareness amount young drivers. Society as a whole, including corporate America, must
The Philadelphia Metro recently reported about a University of Washington Study that found the first qualitative evidence of a seasonal, biannual pattern for divorce filings.
Researchers measured divorce filing patterns in the state of Washington during a 14-year period and found consistent biannual spikes during the
Losing a loved-one can be devastating. The situation can be even more devastating when the future that was supposed to be secured by a life insurance policy is denied. It doesn’t make sense. The policy was purchased by your loved-one so they could ensure you
If you’re involved in a court case in Pennsylvania, you need to understand a very important term: equitable distribution. It is something that affects many divorces. For high net-worth divorce proceedings, it can affect you even more.
What Is Equitable Distribution?
Equitable distribution, in its simplest
The Pennsylvania Senate recently voted to approve an amendment that would restrict state regulators from implementing some of the regulations set forth in the Marcellus Shale industry known as Chapter 78a, reported StateImpact.
In June 2016, Governor Tom Wolf signed a bill scrapping conventional drilling guidelines