Pennsylvania Catastrophic Injury Lawyers
A 35-year-old ironworker suffered severe, permanent paralyzing spinal cord injuries on a large construction project as a consequence of an employee of an independent subcontractor negligently covering a hole in an elevated scaffold where our client was installing iron. The firm resolved the case during trial with a six-figure settlement.
The firm represented an 11-year-old who incurred serious and permanent quadriplegic spinal cord injuries after diving into a 4-foot, above-ground pool from a homemade platform constructed adjacent to the pool that was a replica of the pool manufacturer’s platform offered as optional equipment and marketed as a “diving platform” for the pool. This product liability case was tried to a jury verdict awarding the client with a seven-figure verdict.
This was a case in which the client, age 47, following thyroid surgery for early thyroid cancer, was improperly and negligently treated with excessive radiation by a radiology and oncology service, causing the client to receive radiation in excess of the safe upper limits and causing permanent severe and paralyzing cervical spinal cord injuries. The firm tried this medical malpractice case to a jury verdict awarding the client a six-figure settlement.
An 8-year-old incurred serious and permanent quadriplegic spinal cord injuries while diving in a supervised, competitive swimming and diving class conducted by a municipality for pay in a municipal pool. As part of a pool renovation project, starting blocks were moved by contractors, with the municipality’s approval, from the pool’s deep end (8½ feet) to the shallow end (3½ feet). The firm resolved this case prior to trial with a seven-figure settlement.