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Hoverboards: The Hidden Danger

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

By | August 4th, 2016|Dangerous Products, Defective Products, Injury Attorneys PA, Product Liability / Defective Products|Comments Off on Hoverboards: The Hidden Danger

The Legal Rights of Our Furry Friends

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.

By | July 21st, 2016|Dog Bites, Injury Attorneys PA, Liability, Premises Liability|Comments Off on The Legal Rights of Our Furry Friends

Medical Marijuana in PA: What Happens Next?

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.

By | July 7th, 2016|Criminal Defense, Injury Attorneys PA|Comments Off on Medical Marijuana in PA: What Happens Next?

Med Mal Matters: People Matter

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.

By | May 19th, 2016|Injury Attorneys PA, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Med Mal Matters: People Matter

The Big News with Baby Powder

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.

By | May 5th, 2016|Injury Attorneys PA, Product Liability / Defective Products|Comments Off on The Big News with Baby Powder

Medical Marijuana: Is it High Time for PA?

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?

By | April 14th, 2016|Criminal Defense, Injury Attorneys PA|Comments Off on Medical Marijuana: Is it High Time for PA?

Access to Medical Records Now Less Painful

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.

By | April 7th, 2016|Injury Attorneys PA, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Access to Medical Records Now Less Painful

Is Your M.D. a D.O?

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

By | February 5th, 2016|Injury Attorneys PA, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Is Your M.D. a D.O?