Philadelphia Fire Claims Life of a Mother and Her Three Children

According to AP News, a mother and her three children died in a Philadelphia house fire on September 5, 2020. Fire crews responded to a house fire just before 8:00 a.m. The fire was in a row home in the Kensington neighborhood. When crews arrived,… read more

1 killed, 6 Injured in West Philadelphia Multi-Vehicle Crash

A horrific traffic accident in the Overbrook Park section of Philadelphia caused one death and multiple injuries. The multi-vehicle crash occurred about 2:00 p.m. on September 1, 2020, in front of the Together We Grow 2 daycare center. Two vehicles were involved in the crash…. read more

Causes and Symptoms Of Caput Succedaneum

The desire of every mother and father is that their newborn is healthy. The fear of birth injuries is a fear that is in the back of many parents’ minds as they face labor and delivery. The fear that something will go tragically wrong and… read more

What Are the Highest-Paid Types Of Lawyers?

As you probably already know, the legal profession can be quite lucrative. Lawyers are among the highest earners in the country. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average wage for lawyers in 2019 was $145,300 while the median was $122,960.  And while… read more

How Does Workers’ Comp Pay for Lost Wages in Pennsylvania?

If you are injured at work, you may be entitled to worker’s compensation pay for lost wages. The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act provides a formula for calculating lost wages when a worker is injured on the job. The formula is based on your average weekly… read more

How Long Does a Personal Injury Lawsuit Take to Settle?

One question many people have if they have been injured in a car accident is how long does a personal injury lawsuit take to settle? As you can imagine, each injury and legal journey is different. There is no set amount of time a settlement… read more

How Hard Is It to Pass the Pennsylvania Bar Exam?

No matter the state, passing the bar exam is one thing law school graduates dread the most. And it is little wonder why. In many states, the bar exam is a grueling two-day test that includes multiple essays and the Multistate Bar Exam (a 200… read more

Marine Killed in Philadelphia Traffic Accident

Cpl. David Shuff died in a tragic motorcycle accident on August 1, 2020. According to Marine Corps Time, Cpl. Shuff was traveling at high speeds when his Yamaha motorcycle crashed into a car. The car was turning from the opposite lane into a parking lot…. read more

Philadelphia Bar Echoes Statewide Call to Allow Grads to Practice Without Taking Bar Exam

Law school graduates around the country are in limbo. They have law degrees, but they cannot practice law.  Bar exams have been repeatedly re-scheduled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In Pennsylvania, the July 2020 bar exam is now scheduled for October 2020.  States are taking… read more

2 Dead, 3 Injured After Vehicle Crashes Into Tree Then Lands in Cobbs Creek

On July 30, 2020, emergency responders received a call that a vehicle was in Cobbs Creek. The accident occurred about 9:30 p.m. near Upland Street on Cobbs Creek Parkway in Southwest Philadelphia. A Jeep Cherokee with five occupants struck a tree and ended up in… read more