Fighting for Justice for Victims of Clergy Sexual Abuse

Friedman Schuman is prepared to fight for justice on behalf of the victims of clergy abuse in Pennsylvania. The Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia recently announced that they have made a significant financial commitment to pay reparations to victims. Our firm understands that you have gone through a traumatic time and will stop at nothing to […]

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What is an advanced healthcare directive?

In an advanced healthcare directive, individuals have the ability to plan for their wishes regarding medical care in the event that they are unable to make decisions at the time they need to. By planning ahead, this can help medical staff make decisions since you will have outlined what is approved and disapproved. These advance […]

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Who is liable for a construction accident?

Employees are expected to go to work every day and complete their duties in a timely manner. When construction workers are on site, they have a certain timeline they try to keep up with. Construction workers have safety equipment they must wear as a precaution. They could potentially be in dangerous conditions if they do […]

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What’s included in a will?

Estate administration is a task that should be done during an individual’s lifetime. With estate administration, an individual provides details about how they want their estate to be split after their death. This is to ensure that their assets and possessions are all accounted for. They can give their possessions to loved ones that can […]

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Who is a beneficiary?

A beneficiary is an individual who is named to inherit part of a deceased individual’s estate. When someone dies with a valid will, their will should include any beneficiaries that they have named. These individuals will collect the possessions that have been named to them. As a beneficiary, they do not have to worry about […]

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Don’t be afraid of probate

“Probate.” The word itself is enough to strike fear into the hearts of elderly individuals and their loved ones. It conjures images of lengthy delays waiting for wealth to be transferred and bitter disputes among family members. Plus, probate is open to the public, so all your “dirty linen” may be aired. The reality is […]

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Can a mother experience medical malpractice during labor?

Over time, childbirth has become safer due to improved technology and the ability to learn about any issues beforehand. With ultrasounds, doctors are able to detect any signs from the baby that signify distress. Not only is the baby’s health important during pregnancy, but so is the mother’s health. Although mistakes can happen during childbirth, […]

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