Cooper Schall & Levy discusses the dog bite laws in Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Dog Bite Laws

Being the victim of a dog bite can be both a physically and emotionally traumatic experience. The injuries you can sustain due to a dog attacking you can be painful and require extensive treatment that must be sought immediately after the incident to prevent things such as infection and permanent scarring. Pennsylvania law allows for […]

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Cooper Schall & Levy discusses the most common slip and fall injuries.

Most Common Slip and Fall Injuries

Some of the most common personal injury claims involve slip and fall accidents. A property owner has a duty to maintain safe conditions on the premises. Unfortunately, property owners can become complacent and hazardous conditions can go unaddressed for far too long. Slip and fall injuries can have serious and lasting health consequences for the […]

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Cooper Schall & Levy discusses how Amazon is liable for products from third-party vendors.

Amazon Liable for Products from Third-Party Vendors

Product liability claims are the result of a dangerous product causing harm to a consumer. In most cases, there has been negligence on the part of a seller, distributor, or manufacturer of a product that led to the dangerous defect that was the cause of the consumer’s injury. In strict product liability cases, however, negligence […]

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Cooper Schall & Levy discuss what constitutes as surgical malpractice.

Surgical Malpractice

A Johns Hopkins malpractice study concluded that between the years of 1990 and 2010, approximately 10,000 preventable surgical errors occurred in the U.S. While there are risks to every surgery, some are preventable. These preventable surgical errors often lead to serious and lasting health problems. If the damage that was caused by a surgical error, […]

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Cooper Schall & Levy discusses the legal action you can take with truck accidents.

Truck Accidents

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, there were 450,000 police-reported crashes involving large trucks in 2017 alone. Of those 450,000 crashes, 4,237 were fatal and 344,000 involved injuries. Sharing the road with large trucks is a part of the life of a motor vehicle driver. Unfortunately, the size of these trucks means they […]

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Cooper, Schall, & Levy discuss how OSHA violations can put construction workers at risk.

OSHA Violations

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), there were 4,674 worker fatalities in private industry for the 2017 calendar year. Of the 4,674, 971 were construction workers. That means, in 2017, one in five worker deaths were in the construction industry. Construction work is dangerous. It is even more dangerous when proper safety […]

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Cooper, Schall, & Levy discuss how hospital errors are one of the most common causes of death in the US

Hospital Errors

We often go to hospitals and other medical providers when we are at our most vulnerable. We experience health problems and depend on our treating medical professionals to help us get better. Unfortunately, health problems are all too often either exacerbated or new health problems result from seeking medical treatment. A study by Johns Hopkins […]

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