Petrillo & Goldberg Law Blog

Filing a workers compensation claim should not result in termination


When employees are injured in the workplace they are often fearful of filing a workers compensation claim because they think the employer may retaliate by terminating their employment. However, it is illegal for employers to fire their employees because they filed such a claim. Nevertheless, employers may create other reasons for terminating the employment of […]

Selection of expert witnesses in personal injury cases in Pennsylvania


Pursuant to a news article about expert witnesses in complex cases, parties may not enter into a settlement of a lawsuit until the issuance of reports or testimony by experts regarding knowledge held by an ordinary person and the expert. Expert testimony can be critical to the amount of damages a plaintiff in a personal […]