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Joshua Geist of Goodrich & Geist, P.C. Elected President of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice

Joshua P. Geist of Goodrich & Geist, P.C. has been elected president of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice as the organization celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018. Goodrich & Geist, P.C. is proud to announce that partner Joshua P. Geist has been elected president of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice…
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Be Prepared for Pittsburgh Driving: First-Aid Kit Must-Haves

We all know that Pittsburgh roads can be confusing, but with that confusion comes a real threat of danger. With all the twist, turns and tunnels there are bound to be more accidents than other cities. The saying goes that, “Accidents just happen.” And while there does exist a reason…
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8 Injured as Car Crashes Through Salon Storefront

According to officials, eight people were injured when a motor vehicle crashed into a hair salon. The incident took place a little after 7 p.m., and it was a 58-year old man behind the wheel. The vehicle went through the salon storefront and only stopped when it hit the back…
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Emergencies & Medical Malpractice FAQ

Any medical assistance in an emergency situation is usually welcomed. As far as liability is concerned, there is generally a high bar set for legal action against first responders in an emergency context. However, that high bar to legal action does not completely absolve first responders from all responsibility in…
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What Is a Wrongful Death Claim?

It’s completely devastating to lose a loved one unexpectedly. When you lose a loved one due to the negligence of another person or party, you have the right to seek compensation for your loss from the negligent party. These lawsuits are called wrongful death claims, and they seek to financially…
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Longtime Chairman of the Pennsylvania Board of Education Faces Serious Sexual Allegations

You never know when you will be sexually assaulted, but if it happens to you, one thing is clear, you will never forget it. The experience can take a devastating toll on your personal life, and on all of your ensuing relationships. The lasting damage it creates is one reason…
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Personal Injury Cases: Why Don’t The Majority Go To Trial?

If you have ever watched popular television, when it comes to shows that revolve around crime, everybody seems to end up in court at one point or another. Everyone is either looking for their day in court or dreading what will come of them while going through trial. While it…
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Ex-Elder Abuser Faces Court on New Elder Fraud Charges

A recent case involving institutional nursing home abuse reveals just how far some individuals will go to take advantage of unsuspecting and sometimes defenseless elders. The defendant, who is now 71-years-old herself, plead guilty to the crime of elder fraud. According to the case, she admitted to the crimes of…
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Dog Bite Prevention Tips

It is always hard to keep yourself from approaching a dog, especially when it belongs to someone you know. But even dogs you know or are someone’s pet can act out with a bite for a variety of reasons. According to the SPCA, dogs often bite when they are sick,…
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5 Tips To Survive Snowy Roads

With December upon us and the winter weather really settling in, everyone is preparing for inclement weather. That means making sure the snow blower works, snow shovels are in working condition and stocking up on snow salt for the walkway and steps. It is always helpful and smart to make…
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