Scars and disfigurement are some of the hardest kinds of personal injuries to live with. You're reminded that you look different, talk different because of how your face is shaped, or even that you may not be able to smile or smell something you used to enjoy. Whether this injury took place because of an explosion at work or a car crash caused by someone who was distracted, you have and deserve the right to be treated with the best medical attention available.
If you have a pending personal injury case in the Pennsylvania courts, chances are good that you will be approached with a settlement offer.
At Silvers, Langsam & Weitzman, PC, we lead our clients through their personal injury cases by advising them and educating them about their legal rights and options during every step of their legal proceedings. Not only does this help us build a strong relationship of trust and confidence with our clients, but it also may help them achieve a suitable and appropriate result in their cases.
Litigation can make for some unlikely bedfellows, and this maxim is clearly illustrated in the pending lawsuits filed by those injured in the Amtrak crash in Philadelphia and the survivors of those who were killed.
When you take to the roadway in Pennsylvania, you don't expect anyone to hit you. You expect to be safe and you also expect drivers to behave defensively, not aggressively. One couple in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on a visit from North Carolina, have suffered great injury because another driver was careless and did not pay proper attention while driving.
Summer is here, and it's time to head to the beach! If you and the family have plans to spend some time down at the shore this summer, it's important to follow some basic safety rules to reduce the likelihood of tragedy. Check out the below tips for a safer beach experience for all.
One of the most traumatic injuries one can suffer is amputation. Whether the limb was severed during the traumatic event itself or was surgically removed later because the damage was too extensive, amputation is a life-altering experience.
It's hard to imagine injuries more horrific than severe and disfiguring burns. Whether resulting from an industrial accident, explosion or car crash, in addition to their physical wounds, survivors of burn injuries have psychological traumas to cope with as well.
Being seriously injured can happen in the most unlikely places, like a boot camp for juvenile offenders and residential centers. In the near past, some of the injuries that have made the newspaper and local media in the Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, area have been surprising. What happens when you are injured or your child is seriously hurt while in a camp that they have been assigned to by the court system?
It might not be surprising to Philadelphia residents that studies indicate that when the elderly fall in nursing homes, over a third of them hit their heads.