McLaughlin & Lauricella

About McLaughlin & Lauricella

The law firm of McLaughlin & Lauricella P.C. specializes in medical malpractice, sexual abuse, hazing abuse, personal injury and accident law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey with primary law offices in Philadephia, Pennsylvania. Board-certified trial attorneys and the firm's co-founders, Slade H. McLaughlin and Paul A. Lauricella are nationally recognized as lawyers that win big cases and jury verdicts.Please read more about Slade McLaughlin.Please read more about Paul Lauricella.

Distracted Driving? Could a Pokemon Cause Your Car Accident?

Playing games is fun. Spending time on your smartphone is fun. Doing both of those things while driving may be fun, but is NOT safe. By now, most of us understand the dangers of using our cell phones while driving. Yet, that hasn’t stopped numerous drivers from playing “Pokemon Go” while on the road. This smartphone [...]

Hazing is Abuse – And it Needs to Stop

Hazing is abuse. It’s not fun; it’s not tradition. It is abuse, and it needs to stop. When Tim Piazza died last February as a part of a horrific hazing ritual on the Penn State campus, the University took some action. It suspended the fraternity, Beta Theta Pi, and then permanently banned that fraternity. PSU also [...]

Pennsylvania Sponsor-A-Highway Program Participants

McLaughlin & Lauricella is proud to participate in the Pennsylvania Sponsor-A-Highway program. As engaged citizens of the Philadelphia area and surrounding communities, we are committed to on-going improvements of our environment and quality-of-life. As avid outdoor enthusiasts we also appreciate the first-hand benefits and recreational improvements to our surroundings. The partners of McLaughlin & Lauricella, Slade [...]

Monmouth County N.J. Jury Awards $17M to Family of Brain-Damaged Teen

A New Jersey Jury Handed Down a $17 Million Verdict to Parents Who Sued a Hospital, a Doctor and His Practice. By P.J. Dannunzio | October 30, 2017 Article Reprint: New Jersey Law Journal Additional Reading / Reprint: Patch.com A New Jersey jury handed down a $17 million verdict to parents who sued a hospital, a [...]

Brain-Injured Teen Wins $17M Negligence Suit Vs. New Jersey Doctor

Lauricella & McLaughlin win $17 million suit against New Jersey doctor; Neptune, New Jersey based Meridian Pediatric Associates; and Jersey Shore University Medical Center. The following is a reprint from author, Karen Wall and Patch.com Additional Reading / Reprint: Article Reprint: New Jersey Law Journal Kelsey Heaney was 7 at the time of the injury, suffered [...]

Cataract Surgery Complications & Malpractice

What Are Cataracts? A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye which adversely affects a person’s vision. Generally speaking, cataracts are seen primarily in older people, and, in fact, by age 80, more than half of all Americans have either had surgery to correct a cataract, or have an uncorrected cataract. While a [...]

Pharmacist Hours Lead to Deadly Pharmacy Errors

Did you know that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States? Did you also know that medication and drug errors account for a large portion of those medical errors? From receiving the wrong anesthesia to receiving the wrong medication entirely, medication errors can result not only in long-term injury, but [...]

Prison for Graham Spanier, Former President of Penn State

Graham Spanier, 68, was recently sentenced for covering up a 2001 complaint filed by a graduate student who allegedly witnessed Jerry Sandusky having sex with a boy in the campus football showers. Spanier was President of Penn State during the Sandusky scandal. Along with two other former Penn State administrators, Spanier was found guilty of child [...]

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