Bike Injury Lawyers

Bike Accident Lawyers  Experienced. Reliable. Client-Focused. Our Pittsburgh lawyers help bicyclists throughout Western PA.  We apply decades of experience to fight for top dollar for your injuries. We are methodical and effective, but also sensitive to your predicament and unfamiliarity with legal process.        One bike injury client…

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Costs of Dispute Resolution

In Pennsylvania, each party pays his or her own attorney fees related to litigation, unless there is a specific contract or statutory provision allowing one party to recover costs and fees, generally. But what about court costs, such as the filing fees? In state court, the filing fees are relatively…

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Clean Your Criminal Record

Expunging Your Record What is a “Criminal Record”? You have a criminal record the moment you are charged with summary offense (minor infraction), misdemeanor, or felony, regardless of whether you are convicted.  A criminal record is something the public can see.     Pittsburgh Lawyers Contact our Pittsburgh law firm…

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Local Counsel in PA

Local Counsel in PAExperienced.  Cost-Effective.  Honest.We assist people, companies, and lawyers in other jurisdictions who need assistance in PA with any civil litigation claim in state court, federal court, or AAA arbitration.  Free Initial Meeting: 412-780-0008 Pittsburgh LawyersIn addition to serving as lead counsel in major disputes, our 10 lawyer Pittsburgh firm…

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Limited Tort Lawyers

Limited tort restricts you from obtaining an award for pain and suffering from a vehicle accident in Pennsylvania, but there are important exceptions, described below.  Our Pittsburgh lawyers come to your home or hospital room.       Our 10 lawyer firm successfully handles limited tort cases, including those turned down by other…

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New Hope For Home Builders?

Hope For New Home Builders  In this article, we look at the difficulties that home builders have faced over the years, and a fairly recent decision that provides a ray of hope for builders in Pennsylvania.     The past few years have been rough for small to medium-sized residential builder/developers in…

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Trade Secrets in Pennsylvania

What is a Trade Secret?   Welcome!  Our Pittsburgh lawyers hope to help you better understand the civil litigation meaning of “trade secret.”     People often confuse “trade secret” with trademark, copyright, or patent law. The latter concepts involve intellectual property that is visible and public. A trade secret, by contrast, is a purely…

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Grounds For a New Trial: A Minefield for Lawyers

Experience Counts.   Anyone seeking to hire a lawyer for contentious litigation needs to be aware of his lawyer’s actual experience in court, specifically in civil litigation cases.  Why is this true?  For one thing, few cases are going to trial these days; 95% settle; so there are “trial lawyers”…

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I Googled Myself and…Oh No!

Our law firm gets plenty of calls from people who want to prevent their name from coming up in a “Google search,” especially where there exists a criminal record (that has been expunged but still appears in a Google search) or other embarrassing information available online. Some progress is being made on this front.  The European Union…

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