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The attorneys of Liever Hyman Potter

AUTO ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS, PERSONAL INJURY & MALPRACTICE LAWYERS

Since our founding in 1959, we have won thousands of awards and settlements for victims and their families, including million-$ and multi-million-$ settlements.

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Our litigation team obtained a settlement with
a lifetime payout of over $12,750,000 for a middle
aged woman who was diagnosed with a brain
arteriovenous malformation.   read more

A $1,280,000 settlement has been reached in
favor of a retired man seriously injured in an
auto accident at a city intersection.   read more

The insurer for the driver of a truck that swerved to
avoid rear-ending a school bus and collided with
another vehicle has paid 1.2 million for the serious
injuries suffered by the other driver.   read more

A daycare center accident that blinded one eye
of a 22-month old child and that “could have and
should have been prevented,” has been settled...
read more

A woman who was seriously injured when her
vehicle was struck by a drunken driver has won
a settlement of 2.5 million.   read more

Auto/Truck/Motorcycle Accidents; Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice; Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect; Workers' Compensation; Products Liability
Medical Malpractice; Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect; Auto/Truck/Motorcycle Accidents; Personal Injury; Workers' Compensation; Products Liability
Auto/Truck/Motorcycle Accidents; Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice; Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect; Workers' Compensation; Products Liability
Workers' Compensation; Auto/Truck/Motorcycle Accidents; Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice; Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect; Products Liability
Workers' Compensation; Auto/Truck/Motorcycle Accidents; Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice; Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect; Products Liability
Auto/Truck/Motorcycle Accidents; Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice; Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect; Workers' Compensation; Products Liability

Liever Hyman Potter Blog

  1. A Simple Checklist Prevents Deaths After Surgery, A Large New Study Suggests

    April 24, 2017 by admin

    (The Washington Post:  Published 04/18/2017, Naqvi, Jia, Web) Surgery checklists save lives, a study released Monday found. Hospitals in South Carolina that completed a voluntary, statewide program to implement the World Health Organization’s Surgical Safety Checklist had a 22 percent reduction in post-surgical deaths. The study, set to publish in the August 2017 issue of Annals of Surgery, […]


  2. 35 Deaths Linked to Scope Infections After Olympus Told Execs Not to Warn Hospitals

    July 27, 2016 by admin

    (CNBC:  Published 07/25/2016, Mangan, Dan, Web) Thirty-five people died in the United States after contracting infections from contaminated medical scopes made by Olympus Corp. in the years after a company official told American executives not to issue widespread warnings to U.S. hospitals “about potentially deadly infections from tainted medical scopes,” a new report says.  That decision not […]


  3. State Won’t Say Which Hospitals Made Mistakes

    July 20, 2016 by admin

    (Allentown Morning Call:  Published 07/19/2016, Keppler, Nick, Web) “Last year, 253 people in Pennsylvania died under circumstances for which a medical professional may have been responsible. The state knows where these deaths happen — which hospitals, care homes and other medical facilities — but it doesn’t allow you to know.  The agency tasked with keeping […]


  4. Researchers: Medical Errors Now Third Leading Cause of Death in United States

    May 4, 2016 by admin

    (The Washington Post:  Published 05/03/2016, Eunjung Cha, Ariana, Web) Nightmare stories of nurses giving potent drugs meant for one patient to another and surgeons removing the wrong body parts have dominated recent headlines about medical care. Lest you assume those cases are the exceptions, a new study by patient safety researchers provides some context.  Their analysis, published in the BMJ on […]


  5. Endoscope Maker Admits Bribing Doctors, Hospitals

    March 3, 2016 by admin

    (The Philadelphia Inquirer:  Published 03/02/2016, Avril, Tom, Web) Weeklong trips to Japan. Winery tours, ballooning excursions, and spa treatments. Unrestricted grants for “research,” doled out by sales representatives.  Federal prosecutors said Tuesday it was all part of an illegal effort by Olympus Corp. of the Americas, based in Center Valley, Pa., near Allentown, to induce […]


  6. Pennsylvania Hospital Ties Four Deaths To Contaminated Devices

    October 27, 2015 by admin

    (The Philadelphia Inquirer:  Published 10/26/2015, Avril, Tom, Web) Eight open-heart surgery patients at WellSpan York Hospital apparently were infected with bacteria that grew in the heating-cooling devices used with bypass machines, hospital officials said Monday.  Four of the patients at the central Pennsylvania hospital later died, with the infections “likely a contributing factor,” hospital officials […]


  7. CLEANLINESS IS PARAMOUNT WITH ENDOSCOPES

    April 13, 2015 by admin

    (Philadelphia Inquirer:  Published 04/12/2015, Avril, Tom, Web) A few years ago, researchers from 3M Co. tested 245 endoscopes – long tubes used to look inside the colon and other organs – to see whether the devices had been properly scrubbed of blood, tissue, and other human debris.  The results of the tests, conducted at five […]


  8. Medical Device Manufacturer Faces Trial On Hip Implant Poisonings Allegations

    September 3, 2014 by admin

    Bloomberg News  reports that after setting aside $2.5 billion last year to resolve claims that 8,000 of its artificial hips were defective, Johnson & Johnson “faces a new round of lawsuits over another line of hip implants blamed for poisoning patients.” The company’s DePuy unit “is readying for the first trial of allegations that the […]


  9. MEDICAL ERRORS

    July 8, 2014 by admin

    Research has confirmed that 440,000 people die every year because of preventable medical errors.  Preventable medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States and cost our country tens of billions of dollars a year.  Despite this serious epidemic, corporate front groups are working hard in the U.S. Congress and state legislatures throughout the […]


  10. Private Conversations Between A Lawyer And An Expert Witness Are Protected In Pennsylvania

    June 23, 2014 by admin

    From the desk of John R. Badal, President of the Berks county law firm of Liever, Hyman & Potter. In Barrick v. Holy Spirit Hospital an evenly divided Pa. Supreme Court agreed with a Superior Court opinion which shielded  attorney and expert witness communications from disclosure. The plaintiff was seriously injured when a chair collapsed […]


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