Avoiding and Mitigating Head Injuries

  Our 10 lawyer Pittsburgh firm litigates — and thus sees firsthand — the profound consequences of head injuries from slip and falls, car, motorcycle accidents, bicycle-related injuries, and more. Our success in Pennsylvania impels us to give back and share with you information about how to prevent or mitigate serious injuries…

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Sued For a Debt?

Sued For a Debt? Our Pennsylvania lawyers successfully defend claims for unpaid debt.      Defense of Credit Card Lawsuits No case is too large or too small.  Click here to learn about the many areas of civil litigation we handle.    Flat Fee Representation Call to find out how…

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Pennsylvania Contract Law: the Basics

Pennsylvania Contract Law: The Basics You have come to the right place concerning contract law in Pennsylvania. Our lawyers focus on contract law issues in state and federal courts in Western PA.   Free Phone Consultation: 412-780-0008  We have written extensively about contract law issues.  This article addresses:   Oral (or…

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TV or Movie “Development” and “Marketing” Fraud

TV or Movie “Development” and “Marketing” Fraud Do you have an idea for a new television show or movie? Beware of a company claiming it can help “develop” or market your concept or script for sale or license to the TV networks or movie studios.    Sniff-Out Fraud Any company demanding…

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Overcoming Barriers to Recovery

Innocent victims often need to file suit to get compensation for negligent or reckless conduct, yet Pennsylvania has placed limits on many kinds of suits. Our lawyers fight to overcome such limits.   Free Case Evaluation: 412-780-0008 This articles explores some of the limitations in place in Pennsylvania, regarding lawsuits for:…

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Courtroom Litigation and the Admissibility of Text Messages

Our Pittsburgh litigation attorneys keep a close eye on new developments in the law.  In order for us to win in court  (representing either the plaintiff or defendant) we have to be keenly aware of developments concerning the admissiability of evidence.  The newest “hot topic” in this area of law is texting….

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What is Any Given Case Worth?

Case Valuation is Key.  So, what is any given case worth? Our Pittsburgh lawyers consider this question every day from both the plaintiff and defense perspective. We describe for our clients the range of likely outcomes in any given case, speaking from dozens of years of combined experience. What matters, above all,…

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Invention Design and Marketing Scams

Inventors Beware!  Have you received a promise that a company will will “develop” your prototype and “market” your invention to a third party licensee? A quick Google search of “invention scams” reveals a bevy of complaints to the Better Business Bureau (BBB), United States Patent and Trademark Office, Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Operation Mouse…

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Police Shooting of Dogs

Call 412.780.0008 Are You the Victim of Police Shooting Your Dog?  Here’s the scenario: the police are called to a disturbance (or pull over a vehicle) and see a dog they deem a “threat.” May an officer draw his weapon and shoot the dog?  Remember, he has “law and order” on his side; it’s his job to maintain peace…

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