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.

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 [...]

How to Teach Your Child to Cross the Street Safely | Pedestrian Accidents

In 2012, there were 4,743 pedestrian fatalities nationwide; 5 percent of those were children, age 14 and younger. More than 20% of traffic fatalities involving children aged 14 and younger were pedestrians. When you consider that a pedestrian struck by a vehicle driving 40 mph has an 85 percent chance of death, you can see why [...]

Mini & Small Car Traffic Death – Highest Rates Seen in Compact Cars

While you might think there is no downside to an increasingly healthy economy, you might be wrong about that. A new report by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety claims a stronger economy can lead to an increase in deadly automobile crashes. Data was collected over a four-year period—from 2012 through 2015—with findings that smaller vehicles [...]

100 Deadliest Days – Summer Accidents in PA & NJ

While the period from Memorial Day to Labor Day is often called the “100 deadliest days” for teen drivers, in fact, summertime accidents increase, across the board, for all ages. While you might think that driving on a hot summer day is much safer than driving in winter weather conditions, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety [...]

Just How Protective Are Motorcycle Helmets?

For decades, motorcycle safety experts have been encouraging motorcyclists to wear helmets when riding to reduce the risk of serious injury. However, many motorcyclists believe that wearing a helmet is actually more dangerous than not wearing a helmet. Some believe that wearing a helmet can damage the spinal cord during an accident and can actually increase [...]

Warmer Weather in Pennsylvania Means More Construction Accidents

Summer is finally here in Pennsylvania, and with the warmer weather comes an increase in construction projects both in the private and public sectors. While the increase in construction projects is great for the economy and for revitalizing Pennsylvania, it can also be deadly for Pennsylvania workers. In 2015 alone, 173 workers were killed in on-the-job [...]

Former Youth Wrestling Coach in Pennsylvania to Face Child Sex Abuse Charges

A former Pennsylvania youth wrestling coach was extradited from Georgia after he was accused of numerous counts of child sex abuse in Monroe County. Ron Gorman ran Stroudsburg Area Youth Wresting until 2009. Police troopers say that, earlier this year, two of Gorman’s former wrestling students came forward with accusations that Gorman sexually abused them while [...]

Best Motorcycle Routes in Pennsylvania | Philly & Beyond

If you are an avid motorcyclist, you have probably been anxiously awaiting the warmer weather, which will allow you to take advantage of the scenic beauty of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. While you may have your own favorite motorcycle routes, below are a few that most everyone agrees are definitely worth the ride: Lancaster to Downingtown [...]

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