Personal Injury

Braddock, Pennsylvania’s Pollution Problem

Braddock, Pennsylvania has been dealing with high levels of pollution because of steel mills in the area. Mills emit particulates, sulfur-oxides, volatile organic compounds, and carbon monoxide, which are inhaled by residents every day. Allegheny county, where Braddock is located, is ranked 12th in the nation for year round particulate matter pollution. Government agencies monitor emissions […]

How Football Players Need to Protect Themselves this Preseason

Now that preseason NFL football games are starting, players are going to start getting hurt. The dangers of repeated head impacts and serious brain injuries like concussions cannot be understated for players in the NFL. With the number of players experiencing symptoms of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), athletes need to be aware of the effects […]

Asbestos in New York City

The steam pipe that exploded in New York City in the middle of July has caused many problems. Asbestos coating the pipe was sent into the air, worrying residents, employees, and city goers in the area. Forty-nine buildings had to be evacuated and people from 250 residential units had to be displaced to avoid the […]

Today is World Lung Cancer Day

Today is World Lung Cancer Day. It is important to be aware of lung cancer because it is the largest cause of cancer deaths for both men and women. Lung cancer kills more people than colon, prostate, ovarian, and breast cancers combined. With such a high occurrence of deaths from lung cancer, people need to […]

Goldberg, Persky & White, P.C. Retained in Opioid Crisis Lawsuit

Goldberg, Persky & White, P.C., joins Motley Rice LLC as local co-counsel in the lawsuit against eight pharmaceutical companies whose tactics and unlawful practices could have contributed to the opioid crisis that is gripping the nation. The lawsuit, filed earlier this week in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, seeks compensatory and punitive damages […]

Statute of Limitations: When Can you File Your Asbestos Lawsuit?

Lung cancer, mesothelioma, and asbestosis are serious life-threatening illnesses caused by asbestos exposure. Those suffering from these illnesses may be entitled to compensation for their injury. This is because many that were exposed to asbestos were either unaware they were being exposed, or unaware of the dangers of the fibrous “miracle mineral” that was a […]

First Blood Test For Concussions Approved by the FDA

In recent years, many sports organizations including the NFL, have made numerous rule changes to their concussion protocol in order to identify concussions more quickly – mere moments from the time of impact. Determining concussions by symptoms may not always be clear, as symptoms might take days, weeks, or even months to appear after the […]

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