Fireworks Safety in Pennsylvania

The Fourth of July is just a week away and people throughout the state of Pennsylvania are stocking up on their fireworks supply. As much fun as it is to put on a great fireworks display, it is also crucial to be safe about using pyrotechnics. In 2016 alone, there were four fatalities related to […]

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Product Liability Claims in Pennsylvania

Consumers trust that companies will only sell them products that are safe for public use. However, thousands of people become injured annually due to defective products. When an individual is injured by a defective product, it is important that they consider their legal options. The public has somewhat of a responsibility to hold companies accountable […]

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Statutes of Limitations in Pennsylvania

When an individual in Pennsylvania is injured because of the negligence of another party, they may be concerned about their legal options. If the injured party does intend to bring a personal injury lawsuit against the party whose negligence caused the accident, it is important that they are aware of all requirements that must be […]

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Estate Planning Pitfalls

You’re not taking advantage of your lifetime gift tax exemption Even though the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) doesn’t include many revisions to estate tax laws, it does provide one major enhancement. Under the TCJA, the unified gift and estate tax exemption of $5 million, which is indexed for inflation, is doubled to $10 million. The […]

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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Supercharges Exemption Portability

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) completely rewrites sections of the tax code for individuals and businesses. Under the TCJA, the federal gift and estate tax exemption doubles from $5 million to $10 million, indexed for inflation to $11.18 million in 2018. Somewhat lost in the clamor is the fact that the new law preserves the “portability” […]

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Traumatic Brain Injuries in Pennsylvania

Accidents caused by the negligence of another party can be devastating for the victim. These accidents are even more devastating and difficult to handle when the victim is diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury. Often, traumatic brain injuries are caused by falls, motor vehicle accidents, sporting accidents, assault, and more. These injuries are not only life-changing […]

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