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.

Philadelphia Jury Awards $9.7M in Fatal Motorcycle Club Brawl

A Philadelphia jury has awarded nearly $10 million to the family of a woman killed during a scuffle with members of a motorcycle club outside of a Reading, Pennsylvania area restaurant. Article Reprint Max Mitchell / The Legal Intelligencer According to court records, a jury last week awarded $9.7 million to the estate of Tonya Focht, [...]

Acquisition International – Slade McLaughlin – Leading Medical Malpractice Litigator

June 2018 - For Release Slade H. McLaughlin, Esq. and Co-Founder of the Philadelphia law firm, McLaughlin & Lauricella, P.C. has beed named the Leading Medical Malpractice Litgator of the Year in Pennsylvania for 2018 by Acquisition International; The Voice of Corporate Finance. Nominated by clients, peers and fellow professionals; voted for by our subscribers and [...]

Leadership in Law – Slade H. McLaughlin Recognized by Marquis Who’s Who

PHILADELPHIA, PA, May 16, 2018 (Reprint / 24-7PressRelease) -- Slade H. McLaughlin, Esq. has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account [...]

Automatic Car Accident Detection App – Free

The Newly Redesigned Auto Accident App of McLaughlin & Lauricella P.C. is Now Available The free ML Law auto accident app uses the internal sensors of the user's smart phone and automatically detects a car crash. Once the accident has been detected, the app sends a text and email notification to pre-selected contacts.* Many other beneficial [...]

Medical Errors Third Leading Cause of Death

Medical Errors May Now Be the Third Leading Cause of Death in the United States Most of us have heard stories which give us nightmares—stories of nurses giving a drug to one patient that was meant for another, stories of the wrong body part being amputated during a surgical procedure, stories of “on call” doctors being [...]

Bicycling Accident in Philadelphia Shines Spotlight on Safety Concerns

Within the past few months, a garbage truck struck and killed 24-year-old Emily Fredricks as she biked to work one early Tuesday morning. This horrific, fatal bicycle accident occurred on Philadelphia’s Spruce Street, which has a dedicated bicycle lane on the right hand side of the road. However, there are no barricades separating this lane from [...]

Why A Poor Medical Outcome Is Not Enough To Win A Medical Malpractice Case

There are Three Essential Elements Which Must Be Proven in Any Medical Malpractice Case Negligence; Causation; and Damages -- “Negligence” is defined as unreasonable conduct by a medical professional (malpractice); -- “Causation” is defined as the “nexus” connecting the unreasonable conduct (negligence) with a resulting effect, typically an injury. A medical professional’s negligence must be the [...]

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 [...]

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