Reducing Liability in Personal Injury Cases With “Assumption of Risk”

To prove that someone else’s negligence caused the harm complained of in a personal injury lawsuit, the injured party must prove all three of the following: The person had a legal duty in relation to the injured party, e.g., the duty owed to a consumer by manufacturers and distributors The person breached the duty by […]

Pennsylvania Automobile Insurance

In our capacity as personal injury litigators, we are asked from time to time to explain certain options that appear on Pennsylvania automobile insurance policies. This would include terms such as Limited Tort, Full Tort, Uninsured Motorist Coverage, Underinsured Motorist Coverage and Stacking. In general terms, if you have selected the Limited Tort Option, you […]

Multi-Millon Dollar Settlement

PHILADELPHIA — On February 1, 2001, John W. Herron, Administrative Judge of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, approved a multi-million dollar settlement in a negligent security claim that helped bring closure for the family of Calma Calida. Calma Calida, R.N. was murdered in Tookany Creek Park under the Olney-Tabor Bridge in March 1997 after […]

Cedar Grove Christian Academy

Robert M. McKain, a partner with the Center City law firm of Clinton and McKain, has been re-elected to a three-year term to the Board of Directors of the Cedar Grove Christian Academy. The Academy, with grades Pre-K through 8th, is located in the Lawncrest section of Philadelphia. McKain is a litigator who concentrates his […]