The report of an elderly New York woman who was killed by a dog she recently adopted, has served as a reminder of the potential risk and severity of dog bite injuries.
The 75-year old intended to return the Mastiff to the ASPCA because he was
On February 1, The Pennsylvania Senate voted 48 to 0 in favor of Senate Bill 261 which would extend the statute of limitations for child sex abuse victims, Philly Voice reported.
Under current law, child sex abuse victims can file a criminal lawsuit until 12 years
The National Academy for State Health Policy recently commissioned a report detailing Pennsylvania’s adverse event reporting system for medical malpractice events. Pennsylvania medical malpractice incidents are reported through a hospital adverse event reporting system. The Pennsylvania Adverse Event Reporting System (system) collects data on medical errors
It’s the start of a new year. Many people see a new year as a time to make improvements or resolve to complete important tasks. At least 45 percent of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. Losing weight is the most common resolution, according to Statistics
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) assembled the Pennsylvania Autonomous Vehicle Testing Policy Task Force to create a framework for highly autonomous vehicles, (HAV) also known as “self-driving cars”. Pennsylvania required the framework to balance public safety with innovation, according to TruckingInfo.com. Proper testing of HAVs could lead
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