Pittsburgh Personal Injury Blog

Workers’ Compensation for Prison Guards: Concussions, Assaults, and Trip/Slip and Falls

Workers' Compensation
  April 16, 2024

After getting hurt at work, a corrections officer in Pennsylvania may have the right to obtain workers’ compensation benefits. State law guarantees workers’ comp to corrections officers who suffer work-related injuries and illnesses from accidents such as slip and falls or from inmate assaults. Common Injuries Suffered by Corrections Officers Serving as a corrections officer […]

What Is Medical Malpractice in Pennsylvania? Common Examples and What Qualifies.

  April 9, 2024

We trust healthcare providers to keep us healthy and treat injuries or medical conditions. However, errors or deficient treatment can seriously harm a patient. When a healthcare provider negligently treats their patient, and the patient suffers injuries or complications, the provider may have committed medical malpractice. Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare professional breaches their […]

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Uber Frustrating: Rideshares Eliminate Coverage for Drivers and Occupants

Motor Vehicle Accidents
  March 12, 2024

Call it what you will – a coverage tragedy, a series of unfortunate events, or a situation that can be expressed with a sequence of four-letter words unfit for publication.  Informing your injured client that there is no coverage for their car accident is an unsavory task.  If your client is a driver or passenger […]

Can You Sue for Pain & Suffering in PA?

Personal Injury
  February 29, 2024

If you’ve been harmed because of someone else’s negligence, you may have grounds to file a personal injury claim against that person or entity. As part of your personal injury lawsuit, you can seek compensation for the pain and suffering you experience due to your injuries. However, quantifying pain and suffering can get tricky – […]

Accidental Shootings While Hunting

Personal Injury
  February 22, 2024

Did you recently suffer injuries in an accidental shooting while hunting? You might feel overwhelmed and unsure about what to do next. A lawyer can protect your rights and guide you through the process of filing an injury claim. With a successful claim, you can hold the responsible party accountable and recover fair compensation for […]

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Accidents and Injuries at College Parties

Personal Injury
  February 15, 2024

Did you or someone close to you get hurt at a college party? If so, you could be entitled to compensation. A personal injury lawyer can provide the support and guidance you need during this challenging time. They can help you understand your rights, negotiate with insurance companies, and fight for the financial recovery you […]

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Are Personal Injury Settlement Calculators Real?

Personal Injury
  February 1, 2024

Did you recently get hurt in an injury accident that wasn’t your fault? If so, you’re probably wondering how much your case could be worth. You might have seen “settlement calculators” on various websites promising to provide the answers you need, but you should be wary of these tools. Here’s why. Understanding Personal Injury Settlement […]

Nursing Home Abuse and Wrongful Death: Families Seeking Justice From “Killer Nurse”

Personal Injury
  December 18, 2023

Nursing homes often have negative reputations, as abuse and mistreatment are frequently an issue in them. For several families of residents at a Lower Burrell, PA, nursing home, abuse by one nurse went unnoticed for quite some time, resulting in wrongful death. It’s critical to understand nursing home abuse and recognize the signs; it could […]

Was Your Child Hurt on the Playground? Take These 4 Steps

Personal Injury
  November 28, 2023

Every parent worries about getting a phone call informing them that their child got hurt on the playground. Unfortunately, playground injuries are all too common, with over 200,000 school-going children in the United States suffering serious injuries on playground equipment every year. At Ainsman Levine, LLC, we are dedicated to protecting the rights of children […]

Understanding Workers’ Compensation in Pittsburgh, PA: Your Guide to Getting Help

Workers' Compensation
  November 21, 2023

If you’ve been hurt at work in Pittsburgh, you might be feeling unsure about what to do next. That’s completely normal. Dealing with a work injury can be confusing and stressful. But it’s important to know that you have rights, and there are steps you can take to make sure you’re looked after. Ainsman Levine, […]