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.

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 [...]

Penn State / Sandusky Settlement Payouts Keep Rising

According to a November 2018 article by author Geoff Rushton at StateCollege.com, many years after the Jerry Sandusky verdict, Penn State is still on the hook for millions in settlement payouts and expenses associated with the matter. Slade McLaughlin, Paul Lauricella and the law firm of McLaughlin & Lauricella represented 13 of the 40 victims in [...]

Slade McLaughlin – Pennsylvania Top 10 Attorneys – Rated by Super Lawyers

Accident and Injury Attorneys Who Make a Difference With nearly 75 years of combined experience, Slade H. McLaughlin and Paul A. Lauricella are at the helm of McLaughlin & Lauricella, a nationally recognized law firm specializing in medical malpractice, catastrophic personal injury claims and sexual abuse cases in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The firm’s attorneys have [...]

New Jersey Child Sex Abuse Survivors Have More Time to File Claims

In February of 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law a Bill lengthening the statute of limitations for childhood sex abuse survivors. This law effectively allows increased time for survivors of childhood sex abuse to file civil lawsuits against their abusers and the negligent institutions that harbored these perpetrators. Prior to this legislation, the [...]

The 5 Most Tragic Birth Injuries in Philadelphia & Elsewhere

As if going through labor were not difficult enough, parents must also worry about birth injuries. Although labor and delivery do not always go as we imagine they should—or planned they would—and medical accidents can and do happen, in some cases a birth injury is entirely preventable. It is these preventable birth injuries that can devastate [...]

Long History of Violence in the Pennsylvania Glen Mills School Comes to Light

As the oldest existing reform school in the country, the Glen Mills School in Delaware County was founded in 1826. The school has long had a reputation as the "Harvard of reform schools" due in part to athletic programs, which consistently yield NFL recruits. The school has a reputation for being a top-tier program. In fact, [...]

Shane Montgomery Wrongful Death Suit – $1,500,000 Verdict

On March 4, 2019, a Philadelphia jury returned a $1,500,000 verdict in the case of Shane Montgomery, the 21-year old West Chester University student who had gone missing in Manayunk on Thanksgiving of 2014. Mr. Montgomery had gone to Main Street with childhood friends on Thanksgiving Eve, but did not return home, prompting a large-scale search [...]

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