The injury lawyers at Laffey, Bucci & Kent created this library for the injured and their families to find answers to some of their legal questions. The articles below are only for information only. Prior to making any decisions about your case, it is vital to contact an experienced, knowledgeable lawyer.
Page last updated: November 28, 2016
- My child was injured in an accident at his summer camp. What are his legal rights? (June 20, 2017) My child was injured in an accident at his summer camp. What are his legal rights? If the camp was negligent, your child may get compensated for the injuries. Any waiver of liability signed by the child or the parent, on behalf of the child, is not likely to bar the child’s claim.
- Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Injury Law in Pennsylvania & New Jersey (May 4, 2017) Learn about carbon monoxide poisoning accident law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. What negligence claims may be made?
- New Jersey Carbon Monoxide Alarm Detector Law (May 3, 2017) Statutory text of New Jersey carbon monoxide alarm laws is provided here. By our carbon monoxide injury and accident lawyers.
Work Injuries & Accidents
- Can I sue workers’ compensation for pain and suffering? (June 14, 2017) Can you sue workers compensation for pain and suffering? Workers’ compensation won’t pay for pain and suffering, but will pay for medical bills and disability from work. In some cases, lump sum payments may be made via workers’ comp for major injuries like the loss of a limb or eye.
- Statute of Limitations in New Jersey Work Injury Lawsuits (May 25, 2017) New Jersey’s statute of limitations law puts a time limit on filing a work accident lawsuit. In most cases, the law is 2 years from the date of the work accident. In cases if death, the law is 2 years from the date of the death.
- Top Work Accident Lawsuit Cases in Pennsylvania & New Jersey (April 24, 2017) A look at the top 3 work accident lawsuit that get filed in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. They include construction site accidents, fall accidents (slip/trip and falls and falls from heights), and factory accidents.
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Crime Victim Injuries
- Daycare Lawsuits in Pennsylvania – Child Injuries at Daycare (June 22, 2017) Learn about daycare assaults for child injuries or assaults in Pennsylvania. If the daycare knew or should have foreseen the incident, it can be held liable. Or the daycare could be liable if the daycare failed to implement or enforce a policy or procedure that resulted in the incident.
- Pennsylvania Doctor, Sohael Raschid, Sentenced for Sex Assault (June 2017) (June 12, 2017) Pennsylvania doctor Sohael Raschid was sentenced to prison for sex assault of multiple women, including former patients. Get the latest info on the sentence and another criminal case that is still pending.
- Pennsylvania Fraternity Hazing News Update 2017 (May 17, 2017) After 2 recent hazing deaths involving fraternity pledging activities in Pennsylvania, dozens of students and two fraternities face criminal charges. Get the latest on the 2017 Penn State fraternity case and the recent guilty plea of NY frat members in the 2013 death of a pledge in the Poconos.
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Premises Liability/Fall Down
- I tripped on an uneven step on my way to work in Philadelphia, PA, and I fell down the entire stairs and broke my leg. Is the property owner liable for my accident? (June 12, 2017) Legal info about fall accidents on steps and stairs in Pennsylvania. Learn about negligence claims and how comparative negligence legal principles come into play.
- Injured in a Fall Accident in Philadelphia? Get Compensated by the Property Owner (June 8, 2017) Fall accidents are one of the more common types of injury accidents in Philadelphia. Whether it’s a slip and fall or a trip and fall, residents of Philadelphia are often injured on sidewalks, stairs and walkways. These types of accidents often happen at grocery stores, shopping plazas and even private homes. Individuals injured in fall accidents ...
- Pennsylvania Government Liability for Injuries Law Update 2016: Student Allowed to Sue School for Trip & Fall Accident? (November 29, 2016) Under Pennsylvania law, is the government liable for a fall accident? Our injury lawyers discuss a recent court case in favor of a student injured at gym class in a Philadelphia elementary school, when the student tripped during a race and hit a concrete wall.
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- Product Injuries – Hurt by a Defective Product in Pennsylvania or New Jersey? (August 17, 2016) Were you hurt or injured by a defective product in Pennsylvania or New Jersey? Get legal info about legal rights to compensation by filing a product accident lawsuit (product liability claim).
- Nail Gun Accidents Can Cause Loss of an Eye (March 10, 2014) Is the Nail Gun Company/Manufacturer Liable? Last week, a young contractor from NJ lost his eye after a nail gun accident. According to a nj.com report, the contractor was working on a house in Maplewood when his nail gun accidentally fired into his eye. The eye was never recovered at the scene. He was taken to ...
- Nail Gun Discharged Sideways – Now What? (December 5, 2013) Free consultations with our nail gun accident lawyers – Call 800.220.7600 Even the most experienced nail gun users can find themselves in a situation where a nail gun discharges sideways, seriously injuring themselves or a bystander. A 3 inch nail or fastener can do serious damage to the eyes and brain. Permanent nerve damage is common. Nail ...
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- Does Pennsylvania Limited Tort Law Apply to Bike & Pedestrian Accident Lawsuits or UIM/UM Claims? (June 15, 2017) Does limited tort apply to pedestrians or bike riders in Pennsylvania? PA limited tort law only applies when the person making the injury claim was riding in a car as either a driver or a passenger. What about a UIM/UM claim? Does limited tort law apply to a
- I’m a New Jersey resident and was in a car accident in Philadelphia. I have limitation on lawsuit on my NJ auto policy. Can I still sue the other driver for my injuries? (May 16, 2017) I’m a New Jersey resident and was in a car accident in Philadelphia. I have limitation on lawsuit on my NJ auto policy. Can I still sue the other driver for my injuries? In most cases, a defendant (at-fault driver) can raise the specific defense – that the plaintiff has limitation on lawsuit – but ...
- Pennsylvania Minimum Auto Insurance Coverage Limits (April 26, 2017) Pennsylvania auto insurance coverage limits. What is bodily injury coverage, UIM/UM and PIP? What are the minimum limits?
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- Medical Errors in Pennsylvania – 2016 Info on Serious Harm Events, Incidents and More (June 13, 2017) While patient deaths due to medical errors appears to be down in PA, the number of near-misses and medication errors due to technology are increasing. Here, our PA medical error injury lawyer takes a look at 2016 data.
- Hospital & Medical Negligence or Misdiagnosis as a Factor in Sepsis Infections (November 8, 2016) Medical or hospital negligence can lead to misdiagnosis of an infection. Sepsis is a emergency medical condition that can lead to death if not treated properly.
- Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Decreasing, But Deaths Due to Medical Errors Increasing (October 10, 2016) Pennsylvania medical malpractice lawsuits are decreasing, while deaths due to medical errors increasing. Get the latest info about medical malpractice lawsuit filings in Pennsylvania.
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