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.

$8.5 Million Award in Medical Malpractice Suit Against St. Luke’s Health Network

A Germansville couple was awarded $8.5 million in damages Tuesday after a Lehigh County jury found that two St. Luke’s University Health Network doctors failed to effectively tell the husband about a potential tumor in his bladder. Article Reprint: The Morning Call Author: Binghui Huang Robert Kline visited St. Luke’s Allentown campus in 2015 because of [...]

Five New Attorneys to McLaughlin & Lauricella, P.C. – Announcement

The nationally recognized Law Firm of McLaughlin & Lauricella, P.C. proudly announces the appointment of five new attorneys to the Firm. Each attorney brings unique perspectives, skill sets, fields of expertise, and achievements to the Firm. Virginia Lowe M.D. / J.D. - Physician / Attorney. A sought-after expert in the medical and legal aspects of medical [...]

Hidden FDA Reports Shine Light on Medical Device Harm & Failures

When a medical device fails during surgery or while being used on a patient, a detailed report is typically published in a public database. Physicians trust this database to help them identify problems that could cause harm to their patients. This database, called MAUDE (Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience), stores medical device reports that are [...]

Lower-Rated Hospitals are Deadlier | Medical Errors

Your Chance of Being the Victim of a Medical Error is Significantly Higher at Lower-Rated Hospitals Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States, behind cancer and heart disease. While you may have heard this statistic before, you may not realize that your chance of being the victim of a medical [...]

Pennsylvania One of the Worst States for Dog Bites

According to a new report by State Farm and the Insurance Information Institute, Pennsylvania ranks 5th in the nation in dog bite claims. On average, the average cost per dog bite claim increased in 2018 by 5.3% and paid out an average of $39,017 per claim. In fact, in 2018 alone, homeowners and their insurance companies [...]

Hospital-Acquired Infections & Malpractice Liability

Hospital-acquired infections can be deadly. If they are not appropriately treated or diagnosed in time, they can result in serious long-term complications, sepsis, organ failure, and even death. This is one reason why hospital policies and procedures emphasize sterility and cleanliness in all treatment and exam rooms. It is also why healthcare professionals are urged to [...]

Firework Accidents & Injuries | The 4th of July and Summer

When people think of the 4th of July and summer time, the first things that come to mind are barbeques, sitting by the pool, the beach, parties, and the spectacle of colorful fireworks. However, some people do not leave it to the professionals to put on these explosive displays at night but instead put on their [...]

My Father Is A Catholic Priest

My Father Is A Catholic Priest The problem of sexual abuse of children and young adolescents burst into the public’s consciousness in late 1984 during the trial of Gilbert Gauthe of the Diocese of Lafayette, Louisiana. Over the last three decades, evidence has been disgorged from the Catholic Church demonstrating an alarming effort at concealment that [...]