The attorneys and staff of McLaughlin & Lauricella have joined Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock Dodig LLP effective January 1, 2024. Follow us to
Nationally Recognized, Board Certified Trial Lawyers
Offices In Pennsylvania, New Jersey & New York


Penn State / Sandusky Settlement Payouts Keep Rising

According to a November 2018 article by author Geoff Rushton at, 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 [...]

Claimants in Sandusky Case Could Number as High as 30

Sandusky was convicted of 45 counts involving 10 victims over 15 years Penn State. Attorney says claimant information and negotiations are "delicate and sensitive". Related Penn State / Sandusky Articles Penn State / Sandusky Settlement Payouts Keep Rising Penn State Fallout May Be a Boon VIDEO – Paul Lauricella Discusses Sandusky Sentencing VIDEO – Attorney Slade [...]

State lawmakers to try again with child sex abuse legislation

HARRISBURG — A group of state lawmakers who said they were frustrated that the Penn State/Jerry Sandusky and the Roman Catholic sex abuse scandals were not enough to move legislation out of committee last year, announced plans Wednesday to reintroduced a bill that would remove the statute of limitations in cases of child sexual abuse. Where [...]

The Daily Beast Article Reprint: Freeh Report ‘The Fallout for Penn State’

A damning report charged the college with 'total disregard' for the safety of Sandusky's victims. Diane Dimond (Daily Beast) on the legal implications - and whether the football program will take a hit. The long-awaited Freeh Report, an investigation into Penn State's handling of child abuse committed by its former employee Jerry Sandusky - funded by [...]

How Do the Criminal Convictions Affect Civil Cases?

We are Often Asked; "Do the Criminal Convictions Affect Civil Cases That May Follow?" Answered By: Paul Lauricella - Partner to McLaughlin & Lauricella, the nationally recognized Philadelphia law firm specializing in defending the victims of personal injury, sexual abuse and medical malpractice. The cases of Monsignor William Lynn and Jerry Sandusky being examples in the [...]

Jerry Sandusky Trial: Second Day of Trial Recap

The Morning Proceedings During the Second Day of Trial Reporter Charlie Thompson recaps Posted by CHRISTINE BAKER, The Patriot-News on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Thoughts from spectators and commentary by Attorney Slade McLaughlin during the first day of the Jerry Sandusky trial at Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, PA. Video by: Christine Baker, The Patriot-News Please [...]