Category Archives: Personal Injury
When Is The Best Time To Call A Personal Injury Attorney?
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation indicates that in 2020 alone, there were 286 traffic collisions reported daily. This means that every hour somewhere in the state, 12 crashes were taking place. As a result of these daily incidents, three people per day lost their life. That comes out to one every eight hours. Traffic… Read More »
Three Things That Affect Your Personal Injury Settlement
When you are injured in some type of accident where a negligent party caused your harm, you may be able to file a personal injury claim for financial compensation for the losses you suffered. Pennsylvania’s modified contributory negligence system allows compensation to be recoverable after an accident as long as you are under 51%… Read More »
Can You Refile Your Personal Injury Claim If It Was Dismissed?
If you were injured in some type of incident that was caused by the careless negligent acts of another party, you may be entitled to compensation for the losses and harm you suffered. In Pennsylvania, the modified comparative negligence system allows individuals that are under 51% responsible for causing an accident the ability to… Read More »
Three Reasons Why A Civil Suit Is Dismissed
Pennsylvania’s modified comparative negligence system means that if you were less than 51% responsible for causing your accident and your resulting injuries then the damages you suffered can be compensable under the law. But, if you are 51% responsible or more for causing your accident, then you will not be permitted to obtain financial… Read More »
Is It Necessary To Buy Uninsured Motorist Coverage In Pennsylvania?
It is required that licensed drivers in the state of Pennsylvania have specific minimum liability coverage to lawfully operate a motor vehicle on the roads. Not only is it lawful to have such minimums, but it is smart too. If you are in a car accident, the damages that result can be significant. Medical… Read More »
How Are Civil Cases Different From Criminal Cases?
A very common question that arises when legal discussions come about is what the differences are between civil and criminal legal cases. And, truly, this is a good question. For those unfamiliar with the legal system wondering where a civil case applies and where a criminal case applies and the difference between the two… Read More »
How Eye-Witness Testimony Can Help You With Your Personal Injury Claim
After an injury accident where negligence is a factor, a victim may be able to file a personal injury claim for compensation. It is best if you are unsure about what your legal rights are that you speak with a local legal professional who is trained and experienced with these matters. A personal injury… Read More »
Did You Hurt Your Neck In A Car Accident?
A car accident is never good news. Even a car accident that does not result in significant damage to the vehicles involved can still have significant effects on the vehicle occupants. A rear-end accident, for instance, may simply damage the bumper, but it can also cause whiplash for drivers and occupants. Whiplash occurs when… Read More »
Workers’ Compensation For Brain Injuries
Often, when we think of brain injuries, we think of traumatic brain injuries. However, TBIs are only one kind of brain injury that can occur. Additionally, it’s important to understand that brain injuries can occur in absolutely any profession. While severe head injuries are certainly most common in the construction and industrial industries, brain… Read More »
Can I Sue For A Prescription Medication Error?
Doctors and medical professionals owe a high duty of care to patients. Patients have to rely a great deal on the judgment and expertise of doctors, so when careless errors are made, it can be jarring. Additionally, errors made when it comes to prescription medication and the administering of medicine can have profound and… Read More »