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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. U.S. to Stop Arbitration Clauses in Nursing Home Contracts

    October 3, 2016 by admin

    Because of a case involving a 100-year-old woman who was murdered in a nursing home, was blocked from court, the federal agency that controls Medicare and Medicaid funds will now prevent nursing homes from forcing claims of elder abuse, and nursing home neglect into private arbitration. An agency of Health and Human Services Department issued […]


  2. MAGGOTS FOUND IN FEEDING TUBE AT NURSING HOME

    February 24, 2016 by admin

    (CBS 21, Harrisburg, PA:  Published 02/11/2016, Kirker-Morgan, Donna, Web) UPPER ALLEN TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Troubles have been reported at a West Shore nursing home since last year, but now there are reports that maggots were found in a patient’s feeding tube. The information comes from Medicare.gov.  This facility and over 20 other Golden LivingCenters in Pennsylvania have […]


  3. Fines to Pennsylvania Nursing Homes Increasing

    January 29, 2016 by admin

    From Pittsburgh Post-Gazette January 24, 2016 Six months after the Pennsylvania Department of Health faced new scrutiny and criticism over its enforcement of quality care in nursing homes, data show it has quietly been increasing the penalties assessed to substandard operators. The number of fines and provisional licenses for regulation violations among the 700 nursing […]


  4. Pennsylvania Attorney General Announces Legal Action Against Golden Living Nursing Homes

    August 3, 2015 by admin

    By Office of the Attorney General From The Delaware County Daily Times: Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced her office has filed a legal action against a chain of nursing home companies accused of misleading consumers by failing to provide basic services to elderly and vulnerable residents. The legal action was filed by the Office […]


  5. Improper Use of Popular Blood Thinner Causing Deaths, Injuries at Nursing Homes

    July 13, 2015 by admin

    (ProPublica:  Published 07/12/2015, Ornstein, Charles, Web) Some facilities fail to properly oversee Coumadin. Too much can cause bleeding; too little, clots. Nursing homes are “a perfect setup for bad things happening,” one expert says. From 2011 to 2014, at least 165 nursing home residents were hospitalized or died after errors involving Coumadin or its generic […]


  6. Stop Nursing Home Abuse Call Your PA State Senator Today

    June 9, 2015 by admin

    The Pennsylvania Association for Justice and the Law Firm of Liever, Hyman & Potter are urging each and every voter to contact your state senator today and explain to them how supporting a cap on punitive damages harms elderly Pennsylvanians.  (Your senator’s contact information can be found by clicking this link – State Senator info by […]


  7. More Than One in Four Medicare Beneficiaries Experience Some Degree of Harm While Hospitalized

    May 5, 2014 by admin

    Patients admitted to the hospital generally expect that the medical care they receive will improve their health, not worsen it. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. In some instances, patients are harmed as a result of their medical treatment. For example, a patient may contract an infection associated with the use of a catheter or […]


  8. Children’s deaths at Hospital following outbreak of a flesh-eating fungal infection

    April 29, 2014 by admin

    The New York Times (4/29) reports on its front page from New Orleans about four children who died at Children’s Hospital “of various causes between August 2008 and July 2009 during an outbreak of a flesh-eating fungal infection, mucormycosis, most likely spread by bed linens, towels or gowns, according to a medical journal.” The disclosure […]


  9. PA Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Nursing Home’s Request To Enforce Arbitration Clause

    September 4, 2013 by admin

    On August 27, 2013, the PA Supreme Court denied a Petition for Allowance of Appeal filed by a nursing home defendant seeking to overturn a Decision by the PA Superior Court in the case of Setlock v. Pinebrook Personal Care and Retirement Center, 68 MAL 2013 (Pa. Super. 2012), allocator denied, (Pa. Aug. 27 2013). […]


  10. Berks County Judge Throws Out Arbitration Clause Signed on Behalf of Injured Nursing Home Patient

    August 22, 2013 by admin

    An injured nursing home patient filed a nursing home abuse lawsuit in Berks County Court, and the nursing home attempted to prevent a jury trial and have the case instead decided by binding Arbitration.  When the patient was admitted to the facility his family member (who had power of attorney) signed many forms, one of […]


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CAR ACCIDENTS
TRUCK ACCIDENTS
MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS
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SLIP AND FALLS
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OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE
UNSAFE PRODUCTS/CONDITIONS
WORK INJURIES
WRONGFUL DEATH
INADEQUATE WORKERS COMP.
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
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SURGERY ERRORS
OPERATING ROOM MISTAKES
PREGNANCY & BIRTH INJURIES
MISDIAGNOSIS
FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE
PRESCRIPTION ERRORS
FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE CANCER
NURSING HOME NEGLECT
NURSING HOME ABUSE
BED SORES