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GMR Wins Trial Verdict in Hospital Case

Joe Petka secured a defense verdict for a local health system. A 60-year-old female sued the health system after tripping and falling at the entrance of one of their Philadelphia hospitals. The plaintiff tripped on the hospital’s detectable warning strip. The plaintiff’s expert opined that the strip was dangerous because it was not flush with […]

Joe Petka Obtains Early Dismissal in Medical Malpractice Claim

The plaintiff in this matter filed suit against a local hospital for medical malpractice. She alleged that an EMG she received at the hospital caused her ongoing pain and limitations. Joe asserted that the claim should be dismissed shortly after filing based on a combination of case law and the rules of civil procedure. The […]

Joe Petka Wins Big Victory for Local Hospital

Joe Petka obtained a defense verdict in a Philadelphia Jury trial in which there was a quarter of a million-dollar demand at the time of trial. The case involved a 51-year-old woman who claimed she was struck in the neck by a portable x-ray machine while visiting her mother, who was a patient at the […]

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