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Email and Instant Communication: Where Manners Pay Off

Posted February 3, 2015

Emails are everywhere on desktops, laptops, iPhones, and Blackberries. In the workplace, they have been embraced as the dominant form of communication, with too little thought given to the proper etiquette of using this powerful medium. A recent Wall Street Journal report suggests that soon employees may spend three to four hours daily on email. […]

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Groundbreaking Construction Law Case

Posted July 1, 2012

In a blow to builders and contractors, the Superior Court recently held that an owner of a building company could personally liable for breach of contract and warranty. The managing member of the limited liability company repeatedly stated that he would take care of the homeowners’ concerns and guaranteed the quality of the work.  Plantiffs’ […]

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Case Spotlight: Fire in the Operating Room

Posted May 26, 2011

I have had a few Personal Injury cases in my career that I expected to be straightforward and simple; that the negligence of the defendant and injuries to my client seemed so clear that, surely, there would be no fight and I would be able to obtain swift justice. That was certainly the case for […]

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Case Spotlight: Trial Necessary to Win Justice in Car Accident Case

Posted May 26, 2011

Most Personal Injury cases can be settled without going to trial. At some point prior to trial, the insurance company will finally evaluate the negligence of the defendant, the injuries of the plaintiff, and offer a fair settlement. But not always. For Erin Jones, who was injured in a car accident caused by Donald Henry’s […]

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Medical Malpractice in Pennsylvania

Posted May 26, 2011

I often get questions about possible legal claims arising out of poor outcomes from medical treatment. The mere fact that a complication, injury or death occurred during medical treatment does not necessarily justify a Medical Malpractice case. Instead, Pennsylvania law requires proof of several elements and the sworn testimony of expert witnesses before a case […]

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Negligence – When Does an Accident Create Legal Liability?

Posted May 26, 2011

Sometimes, accidents and bad things just happen – car crashes, slips and falls, bad outcomes from medical treatment. Not all accidents create legal liability. How do you know when someone is legally responsible for an accident? A legal concept called “Negligence” determines when an accident can result in a lawsuit. Negligence – Legal Liability for […]

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The Role of a Personal Injury Attorney

Posted May 26, 2011

You have been injured in an accident that was not your fault. Several questions run through your mind. Who will pay for my medical expenses? Who will pay my bills when I’m out of work? What care will I need in the future and who will pay for it? How has my life been changed […]

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Anatomy of a Jury Trial

Posted May 26, 2011

Hopefully, you have never had the misfortune of being a party in a jury trial – criminal or civil – and never will. However, odds are that you will one day be called as a juror. Whether a case is criminal or civil (a lawsuit seeking money compensation), there are six major phases: Jury Selection, Opening Statements, […]

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Case Spotlight: Tim Rayne Wins Security for Lifelong Patriot

Posted May 26, 2011

MacElree Harvey Personal Injury attorney Tim Rayne successfully resolved a motor vehicle accident case for a local American hero. To respect his wish for anonymity, we will refer to him only as Larry. The settlement ended a year and a half of legal battles which arose out of injuries Larry suffered in a May 2007 […]

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Case Spotlight: Trial Necessary to Win Justice in Car Accident Case

Posted May 26, 2011

Most Personal Injury cases can be settled without going to trial. At some point prior to trial, the insurance company will finally evaluate the negligence of the defendant, the injuries of the plaintiff, and offer a fair settlement. But not always. For Erin Jones, who was injured in a car accident caused by Donald Henry’s […]

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