Occasionally, a medical professional may become the victim of medical malpractice. Generally, the patient or her family may choose to make a valid claim for medical malpractice and to pursue it in the courts. In Pennsylvania, that scenario recently occurred when a young medical school graduate was admitted to a hospital with severe headaches and never came out alive.
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An explosion at the Victaulic Plant in Lower Macungie resulted in serious injuries to multiple workers at the plant. Christopher Reid of Hof & Reid LLC , filed personal injury lawsuits on behalf of two such Victaulic blast victims, one of whom suffered very serious burn and physical injuries and both of whom suffered psychological injuries. The lawsuits involved allegations of negligence and products liability against the companies that designed, manufactured, installed, and serviced the foundry equipment at the Victaulic Plant. Settlements were reached with four of the six companies named in the lawsuits.
On March 19, 2013, Philip M. Hof participated in a panel discussion at the Pennsylvania Association for Justice's Continuing Legal Education Seminar, titled, "What's It Worth? Evaluating & Settling Personal Injury Cases." The panel, which was comprised of well respected trial lawyers and judges, provided those in attendance with tools these very experienced litigators use in determining the value of their cases and ensuring that the value is recognized by the defense.