When a family member is killed as the result of the careless act of another, whether it be in a motor vehicle, due to a medical mistake, the result of a product defect or the result of an unsafe premises, [ Read More ]
Catastrophic Injury Cases
8 Ways to Improve the Value of Your Personal Injury Case while Living Life to the Fullest Possible
DISCLAIMER: BRB discourages prospective clients from bringing a claim for bodily injury unless serious injury has been suffered. If you are going to make a full recovery in a few weeks or months, it is not in your best interest [ Read More ]
Am I an Ambulance Chaser?
According to Wikipedia, the term “ambulance chasing” comes from the stereotype of lawyers that follow ambulances to the emergency room to find clients and is also used as a derogatory term for a “personal injury lawyer.” I am a trial [ Read More ]
2017 – A Year in Review
In 2017 the lawyers of Baratta, Russell and Baratta achieved life changing results for many clients. Below are some of the highlights of 2017. These clients, these heroes, all had one thing in common: a careless actor had changed their [ Read More ]
New Pennsylvania Law – Physicians Themselves MUST Obtain Patient’s Consent
Whenever you are being offered the choice of a medical treatment, you are entitled to know all the risks, benefits and alternatives. The law in Pennsylvania now requires that the treating physician is responsible to do this and is not [ Read More ]
4 Benefit Programs for the Disabled You Should Know About
Very often the people I represent have suffered disabling injuries. Every one of my clients who is disabled from work wishes that were not in this situation.
Emotional Injury – What Is It and Can It Be Proven
Jane, a grandmother, while on the way to visit her grandchildren, was in a car wreck on the road her grandchildren lived. She so feared the location, she refused to visit her grandchildren for years.
What? My Treating Doctor Won’t Testify?
A present client suffered serious orthopedic injuries when a drunk driver crossed the center line of a highway and struck his car head on. An orthopedist was assigned to him by the hospital when brought in as a trauma patient. [ Read More ]
“I’m Not The Kind of Person Who Sues”
Often times when I first meet a client who has been harmed by the careless acts of another, I am likely to hear: “I’m not the kind of person who sues.” I like this kind of client because I am [ Read More ]
Car Insurance – When You Don’t Have Enough Can Be VERY SCARY
I honor Halloween with tales of horror from the highway. We don’t like to think about it but our life and health, and the future of our family, can be jeopardized by the mistake someone else makes on the highway. [ Read More ]