WDVE, Merril Hoge Thank Rosen & Perry for Their Charitable Donation

102.5 WDVE, part of the Steelers Radio Network, helped to announce and celebrate Rosen & Perry’s donation efforts during the 2020 NFL Season. The announcement opens with Merril Hoge, former Pittsburgh Steeler, explaining one of the many reasons Rosen & Perry are known as “The Caring Lawyers.” In this instance, it’s because Rosen & Perry …

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Upholds Decision in Favor of Family of Victim in Medical Malpractice Case

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that mental health professionals have a duty to warn of threats made by patients, even if they are made against an unspecified person. This ruling upheld a previous 2018 Superior Court decision that the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Presbyterian Shadyside, the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, as well …

Attorney Jon Perry and Pennies from Heaven Charity Work to Keep Families Together During Hospital Stays

Attorney Jon R. Perry and his wife, Joni, know of the hardships associated with a child having an extended hospital stay. When their son, Trevor, was 2 ½ years old, he was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia. While no cancer diagnosis is a desirable one, this form of leukemia was treatable. At the end of …

Jon Perry Argues Before Pennsylvania Supreme Court for Victim’s Family in Medical Malpractice Case

On October 16, 2019, Jon Perry argued before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on behalf of the family of Lisa Maas, a woman who was attacked and killed by a UPMC psychiatric patient. Laura Maas, mother of the victim, consulted Rosen & Perry following this horrible tragedy. Pennsylvania law has long provided near blanket immunity to …

Injuries involving hazardous chemicals at home or work

Those injured on the job typically will file for workers’ compensation. However, they may need to go a step further and contemplate further legal action with a personal injury lawsuit, which is the first course of action if the victim was not working at the time. Personal injury with chemicals often involves product defects or …

New safety initiatives for trucking

With an eye towards eliminating or reducing the number of injured, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released a new set of initiatives for reducing injuries in the short term called the 2019-2020 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements. Some of these measures are also the focus of the National Safety Council, which has a broader …

Assumption of risk on the slopes

Snowboarding and skiing are relatively dangerous sports with potential dangers that can cause injury or death. While skiers and riders are encouraged to enjoy the sports while remaining in control, one occasional premise for injury is boarders or skiers losing control and crashing into each other. Those who enjoy these sports understand that there is …

Woman injured on escalator awarded $3 million settlement

The average person rides an escalator thousands of times during their lifetime. We think nothing of it, and rarely consider the dangers involved. However, these seemingly innocuous transports can cause serious bodily injury. One example is a woman who had her toe shredded when she was Christmas shopping in 2013 at a mall in Little …

New scooters lead to rash of injuries

Pittsburgh has seen the arrival of Scoobi scooter rentals this year. These two-wheel scooters similar to Vespa have a top speed of 30 miles per hour and cost of $5 for the first 15 minutes and .25 cents for each additional minute. While it is great to have eco-friendly, affordable and on-demand electric scooter rental here, emergency rooms across country have seen a surge in injuries related to renting on-demand urban transport vehicles offered by other companies similar to Scoobi.