Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Blog

The attorneys at McLaughlin & Lauricella specialize in areas of practice associated with; medical malpractice & medical negligence, personal injury & accident law, and sexual and hazing abuse.

Our firm’s Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Blog presents articles and news-worthy issues, commentary, and helpful suggestions associated with a wide range of topics including; auto accidents, negligence, insurance, medical conditions, misdiagnosis, clergy abuse and events associated with Pennsylvania and New Jersey law and legislation.

The accolades and successes of the firm’s founders, Slade McLaughlin and Paul Lauricella are nationally recognized and validated by the big money awards, verdicts and settlements they have won on behalf of their clients.


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, [...]

Just How Dangerous are Motorcycle Accidents?

There’s nothing quite like the thrill of riding a motorcycle in Pennsylvania and around Philadelphia and South Jersey. Every year motorcyclists hit the open road looking for adventure. In fact, the number of motorcyclists riding each year is growing. There are currently more than 8.4 million motorcycles registered in the United States. Yet, despite their popularity, [...]

Improving Concussions Starts with Awareness | Brain Injury

Brain Trauma Can Range from Traumatic Brain Injuries to More Minor Brain Injuries, Known As Concussions. Concussions are by far the most common brain injuries that are sustained. More than 1.8 million people are treated in emergency rooms across the United States each year for concussions, and an additional 2 million people sustain concussions that are [...]

Which Insurance Companies are the Worst?

In order to determine which insurance companies in the United States are the worst, the American Association for Justice thoroughly investigated all of the major insurance companies. The AAJ went through court documentation related to insurance claims, as well as reviewing complaints made to state insurance departments. Records from the SEC and FBI were used, as [...]

Patients Catching Fire in Operating Rooms? | Surgical Fires

Surgical fires are rare. In fact, they are so rare that patient safety groups have deemed them to be “Never Events” - meaning that they should never happen. Learn More About Never Events When fires in the operating room do occur, they cause unspeakable trauma and suffering. In the United States alone, more than 650 operating [...]

Compensation for Victims of Pennsylvania Clergy Child Sex Abuse

Victims of Pennsylvania Child Sex Abuse by Clergy Can Seek Compensation Through The Survivors’ Compensation / Reparations Fund Program When the Pennsylvania State Grand Jury report was released earlier this year, it highlighted horrible accounts of child abuse involving more than 300 priests throughout six Dioceses in the State of Pennsylvania. More than 1,000 child victims [...]

Pennsylvania Wrongful Death Claims Aren’t Easy, But They Are Necessary

It is almost a certainty that those who have lost a loved one in an accident are not thinking about filing a wrongful death claim. The grief following the loss of a loved one can be overwhelming, and the last thing anyone wants to think about then is dealing with an insurance company or filing a [...]

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