Personal Injury Litigation

Why Nationwide Insurance Co. is “Not Always On Your Side”

Posted By: Tony Baratta | July 17th, 2014

After 18 years of litigation, on June 12, 2014, Judge Jeffrey Sprecher decided that Nationwide should pay $18 Million Dollars in Punitive Damages because it tried to avoid “totaling” it’s insured’s (the Bergs)  1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee.  The Jeep was [ Read More ]

Own a Motorcycle? You Probably Don’t Have Enough Insurance!

Posted By: Tony Baratta | June 28th, 2014

When a motorcyclist is involved in an accident, the injuries are almost always severe and life altering.  Each year in Pennsylvania there is approximately 4,000 accidents involving motorcycles and approximately 98% of the bikers involved will be injured; 5% will [ Read More ]

“I’m Not The Kind Of Person Who Sues”

Posted By: Tony Baratta | January 13th, 2014

Often times when I first meet a client who has been harmed by the careless acts of another, I am lucky to hear: “I’m not the kind of person who does this kind of thing.”  Obviously, this “thing” is the [ Read More ]

The 5 Steps I Take To Win Your Malpractice Claim

Posted By: Tony Baratta | June 17th, 2013

In the year 2012, fifty-five (55) separate people, or an average of 1 person per week, sought to hire me to bring a medical negligence claim on their behalf.  After scrutinizing the facts of each, sometimes spending thousands of dollars [ Read More ]

5 Serious Diseases Can Be Caused by Brain Injury Says the VA

Posted By: Tony Baratta | May 2nd, 2013

The Veteran’s Administration (“VA”) has been forced to address traumatic brain injury suffered by returning war veterans.  On December 10, 2012, the Veterans’ Affairs Department officially recognized, in an administrative ruling, the association between traumatic brain injury and five separate [ Read More ]

How to Prove Post-Concussion Symptoms are Real

Posted By: Tony Baratta | February 20th, 2013

Just as absence of loss of consciousness does not preclude a diagnosis by a medical professional of concussion, similarly, the affects of a brain injury on any one individual have been understood to not fit any particular time frame of [ Read More ]

Loss of Consciousness as a Predictor of Injury Outcome

Posted By: Tony Baratta | February 15th, 2013

Although it now should be clear that a concussion can be diagnosed without loss of consciousness as a symptom, would a defense expert be correct in saying that loss of consciousness signifies a mild concussion and complete recovery from any [ Read More ]

Texting, The New Drunk Driving

Posted By: Tony Baratta | January 9th, 2013

Smart phones are everywhere.  Our faces seem to be constantly glued to catch the latest text, tweet, or Instagram to our phones.  It is remarkable how often I see a group of people sitting at a table in a restaurant, [ Read More ]

Concussions and the Law

Posted By: Tony Baratta | January 2nd, 2013

Trial lawyers take note: No two brain injuries are the same. The American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine defines mild traumatic brain injury as the traumatically induced physiologic disruption of brain function. This may manifest as any alteration in mental state [ Read More ]

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