BELIEVE ME, YOU DON’T WANT TO HAVE A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE

NeuwirthLaw Case Matters, Medical Malpractice

Successful medical malpractice cases are ones where people die following routine surgery or where their cancer spreads and will kill the patient because it was not caught sooner or where people are permanently blinded by accident or where patients simply are so poorly managed in a nursing home that they are dropped repeatedly suffering fractured hips, internal bleeding etc. Like …

Peaky Blinders

NeuwirthLaw Case Matters, For Lawyers

I am deep into this Netflix series that is sort of a 1920’s British Sopranos/Breaking Bad mashup. It is great if you like that sort of thing. How does that affect what we are doing here at Neuwirth Law or in personal injury land generally? I am largely unknown to most defense lawyers and insurers. I take millions in settlement …

Would You Rather…

NeuwirthLaw Case Matters, For Lawyers, Medical Malpractice, Slip and Fall

Do you think you would rather have 1) a medical malpractice case where the doctor admits he missed something, but the miss has limited or hard to figure damages or 2) a slip and fall case resulting in the doctor admitting he missed something, but the miss has limited or hard to figure damages? Several new cases of mine have …

THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM

NeuwirthLaw Case Matters, For Lawyers, Uncategorized

So, summer has come to a close and now the real work of litigation kicks into high gear. Anything that was put off for summer reasons, whether good or bad, is now on the front burner. A lot of work was put off till after Labor Day and now we are going to be in the middle of a lot …

HIGH VALUE CASES?

NeuwirthLaw Case Matters, For Lawyers

What makes cases more valuable in the eyes of both sides is whether the injured person has a permanent injury that will not resolve. Essentially, could both sides see a jury compensating the claimant for future pain and suffering beyond where the person is today? If so, then the person will have a case with unlimited damages. This poses a …

CURIOUS PENNSYLVANIA EVIDENCE SITUATIONS

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In Pennsylvania, for various evidentiary reasons, whether a vehicle occupant was wearing a seatbelt or not is inadmissible.  Pennsylvania’s seatbelt law is codified at 75 Pa.C.S.A. Section 4581. While the law makes seatbelt use in the Commonwealth mandatory, it also precludes evidence of a violation of this requirement in any civil action. In Gaudio v. Ford Motor Company, 976 A.2d …

WHO LIKES ME LEAST?

NeuwirthLaw Case Matters, For Lawyers

This is not a popularity question because that line is too long. Nope. Where is your average personal injury lawyer least well received? I have found large property managers or landlords are probably those who like me the least. I have been to cocktail parties or chamber of commerce where I introduce myself and my professional work and the conversation …

THE LAW OF WAR

NeuwirthLaw Case Matters, For Lawyers

  There is a law of war? Who knew. In college, I read an interesting book called Just and Unjust Wars by Michael Walzer, who is a history professor. The book addressed the somewhat unwritten rules of war that unfortunately has persistent relevance to this day in light of Ukraine’s situation. Russia seems to persist in targeting civilians. Walzer is …

Recent Case Results for Neuwirth Law (Oct. 2022)

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Neuwirth Law Offices delivers favorable awards for personal injury victims and their survivors in Philadelphia and surrounding Counties. If you or a loved one have been injured in an accident, contact us today to receive just compensation.  2022 – $500,000 – Pedestrian hit by truck pelvic fracture with surgery. – Montgomery County. 2022 – $300,000 – Car crash with car-carrier trailer fractured ribs, knee and back pain – …

Know When To Hold ‘em, Know When To Fold ‘em

NeuwirthLaw Case Matters, For Lawyers

I field a lot of calls from members of the public who believe that they have a case worth pursuing. After a brief listen, I can tell that they do not, because I have been doing this for a while. Nevertheless, the callers will often persist that there was a violation of the standard of care, or that laws were …