In recent history, concussions have been gaining more and more attention. With good reason. The CDC estimates that 3.8 million concussions occur every year at all level of sports. Now we are seeing a flood of lawsuits regarding long-term brain damage
Recently, a new trend has been sweeping the nation: Hoverboards! Also referred to as “self-balancing scooters,” these new toys allow you to “float” across the floor on two small, agile wheels connected by hard plastic and powered by a battery. The
More and more, pets are becoming involved in their owners’ legal battles, or they are the focus of the battle itself. The big question is what rights do these animals have in the eyes of the law? If you want to know what legal recourse you may have regarding your furry companions, please contact the legal team at Scartelli Olszewski, P.C.
Even though medical marijuana has been made legal in Pennsylvania, there is still much to be done before it is up and running. If you are concerned about your rights or the rights of your loved ones when it comes to the issue of medical marijuana, contact the experienced legal advocates at the law office of Scartelli Olszewski, P.C. to find out what happens next.
If you or a loved one needs an advocate in the courtroom, call the law firm of Scartelli Olszewski. We represent people of all ages in cases involving medical malpractice, elder abuse, nursing home negligence, and much more.
As a personal injury law firm in Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, we sue doctors, hospitals, nursing homes…basically anyone or anything with a license to provide health care. And in 30 years of practicing law, we have come to learn a few things. Take a look at the top 10 surefire tips we've compiled for health care workers to avoid ending up in court against us.
Recently, there have been multiple allegations against the pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson involving the company’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower products. Both of these products include talcum powder, which is made from talc – a mineral containing magnesium and silicon which is mined in rock form. If you think you or someone you love has been harmed by the use of talcum powder, contact the personal injury attorneys at Scartelli Olszewski, P.C.
Medical marijuana legislation has been popping up all over the country since 1996 when California first legalized the medical use of cannabis. Now, Pennsylvania is poised to become the 24th state to legalize something which is still illegal under federal law. What will this mean for you?
Anyone who has tried to get their own medical records knows it can be more of a pain than the condition that generated the records in the first place! The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has produced a remedy to lessen the bureaucratic red tape for patients who seek access to their medical records.
Have you ever wondered why some doctors have D.O. after their names and not M.D.? Is it a distinction without a difference? M.D.s are what most people think of when they are talking about a physician, and certainly they are more