ESTATE PLANNING: Preserving YOUR ASSETs, Protecting Your Family, and ENSURING YOUR Medical PREFERENCES

While we can’t predict the future with absolute accuracy, we can plan for it. Estate planning can provide a degree of certainty in an uncertain world. Typically consisting of a number of legal documents, an estate plan serves to provide for loved ones after death and ensure that assets are distributed in a timely manner. The minimization of expenses and [...]

By |2022-08-16T15:13:05+00:00August 16th, 2022|Categories: estate planning|0 Comments

When Surgical Items Go “Missing”

For nearly a year, a 48-year-old woman experienced recurrent lower urinary symptoms. The symptoms first appeared a few weeks after she had an abdominal hysterectomy. A scan revealed a surgical towel and a pair of hemostats inside of the patient. These items led to a fistulous connection between the ileum and the dome of the urinary bladder. The recurrent urinary [...]

By |2022-08-04T15:06:52+00:00August 4th, 2022|Categories: medical malpractice|0 Comments

Motorcycle Accidents: An Increasingly Deadly Problem

Motorcycles provide riders with a feeling of freedom. But the vehicle’s very nature that fuels that feeling also leave riders prone to fatal injuries. Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicate that motorcyclists are almost thirty times more likely to experience a fatal crash than those in a passenger vehicle per mile traveled. A study released in [...]

By |2022-07-15T17:31:41+00:00July 15th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The High Cost of DUIs

Lawsuits by victims Drivers who cause injuries while driving under the influence (DUI) can expect to be sued by victims. Many lawsuits against drunk drivers result in large jury awards, which are motivated by the public’s outrage over fatalities caused by impaired drivers. It’s not surprising that many of these lawsuits result in large jury awards. In one recent Tennessee [...]

By |2022-07-05T14:17:03+00:00July 5th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Attorney Jonathan S. Comitz Named, National Association of Distinguished Counsel

Jonathan S. Comitz, of Comitz Law Firm, LLC, has been selected to the 2022 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Its mission is to objectively recognize the attorneys who elevate the standards of the Bar and [...]

By |2022-06-21T18:44:53+00:00June 21st, 2022|Categories: Awards, press release|0 Comments

Dangers From Defective Sleep Apnea Devices

Occasionally devices designed to solve medical problems can create additional problems. Such is the case with certain Continuous Positive Airway Pressure devices (CPAP) and Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure devices (BiPAP) manufactured by Philips Respironics. CPAP and BiPAP devices keep one’s airways open during sleep, helping to improve oxygen levels in the blood. The devices are mainly used to treat sleep [...]

By |2022-06-21T18:37:32+00:00June 21st, 2022|Categories: defective products, personal injury|0 Comments

Water Park Dangers: Injuries and Illnesses

Every year, millions of people flock to our nation’s 1,000+ water parks. Unfortunately, for some, fun in the sun can turn into injury and illness. Fatal injuries can also occur at waterparks, although they are rare. However, anywhere there is water, drowning is always a frightening possibility. Common Water Park Injuries Certain injuries occur at water parks on a regular [...]

By |2022-06-01T17:58:59+00:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: personal injury, wrongful injury|0 Comments

When Driving Becomes More Dangerous in the Summer

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), summertime is the most dangerous time to be on the road, at least in terms of traffic fatalities. Summer brings a 29% increase in these fatalities. There are a number factors that contribute to this increase. They include: More traffic. Twenty percent more miles are driven in June, July, and August than [...]

By |2022-05-16T17:40:08+00:00May 16th, 2022|Categories: Motor Vehicle Accidents|0 Comments

How Workers’ Compensation Works

Every year over two million people are injured in a work-related accident. For nearly five thousand people, workplace accidents are fatal. Who’s covered In Pennsylvania, almost all employees injured while working are covered by the State’ s Workers’ Compensation Law. The only exceptions are certain specific professions that are covered under other programs, such as railroad workers and government employees. [...]

By |2022-05-03T19:12:23+00:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: workers compensation|0 Comments

Kayden’s Law Would Revise Pennsylvania’s Custody Laws to Better Protect Children

On May 21, 2018, Jeffery Mancuso was awarded partial, unsupervised custody of his 7-year-old daughter Kayden. Seventy-seven days later Kayden was dead at the hands of her father. Mancuso was given custody in spite of his history of violent outbursts, and a criminal record, which included assault charges across a number of states. Kayden’s death spurred the introduction of Pennsylvania [...]

By |2022-04-20T17:43:48+00:00April 20th, 2022|Categories: Family Law|0 Comments
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