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 ]
Catastrophic Injury Cases
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 ]
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.
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.
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 ]
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 ]
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 ]
This blog is the 3rd blog in a series of three that I have written for clients or family members of clients who have sustained a brain injury in an accident of any kind. As discussed in my previous blogs, [ Read More ]
After years of lost work, repeated visits to doctors, repeated diagnostic testing, surgery or other painful procedures, physical therapy, ongoing pain, and an inability to do the things you enjoy, not to mention years of litigation to be compensated for [ Read More ]
Some physicians claim to order a large number of unnecessary and expensive tests, such as CT scans or MRI’s, not because patients need them but to protect themselves from lawsuits. The “defensive medicine excuse” is one argument used by physician [ Read More ]