How to Legally Change Your Name

Legally changing one’s name is a much more common event than you might initially think. People seek to change their legal name for a myriad of reasons, such as getting married or getting divorced. Depending on the circumstances under which you are changing your name, you may need to file a petition with the court […]

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Elder Abuse Increases During COVID-19 Pandemic

It is an unfortunate fact that the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted the elderly population, particularly those living in nursing homes or assisted living facilities.  In some states, nursing home/assisted living facility COVID-19 deaths can represent as much as half of all COVID-19-related deaths in the state. While the risk of COVID-19 infection represents a […]

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How Do I Sue a Hospital for Negligence?

If you believe you may have been the victim of medical malpractice while under treatment at a hospital, you may be wondering whether you can file a lawsuit against the hospital and what the process of filing a negligence suit against a hospital is like. Below is a brief overview of the process of asserting […]

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Can I Sue My Employer?

If you’ve been injured on the job, the general rule under Pennsylvania law is that you cannot sue your employer to seek compensation for your injuries. Instead, your sole recourse is to file a claim under the Pennsylvania’s Workers’ Compensation Act. However, the Act does provide several exceptions to this rule. If you’ve suffered a […]

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What Causes Birth Trauma?

The birth of a child is an exciting time. After nine long months, you’re finally going to be able to meet the baby you’ve been longing to meet and start your life as a new family. For many new parents, they dream about who their child is going to grow up to be. That is […]

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