Soft tissue injuries are very common in accidents throughout Pennsylvania. However, insurers often view soft tissue injuries as impermanent, resulting in lower awards. The reason being that they are not as obvious as a hard injury, such as a broken bone, which can make their severity harder to prove. In general, a soft tissue...Read More
After a personal injury accident, victims are entitled to compensation for emotional distress and pain and suffering. However, these types of damages differ from actual financial losses (e.g., medical bills, lost income, etc.), making them challenging to prove and assign a monetary value to. What is Emotional Distress? Emotional distress is a type of...Read More
Should I Represent Myself or Should I Hire a Personal Injury Attorney After an Injury in Pennsylvania?
After an injury in Pennsylvania, you may be wondering whether you should handle the claim on your own or if it is worth it to hire an attorney. The cost of representation may make you hesitant, but you actually do not have to pay any money out-of-pocket, and there are many other significant advantages. ...Read More
A small mistake during a personal injury claim can significantly impact the outcome of your case. Here are the common ones to avoid. Not Hiring An Attorney It may seem easier and less expensive to handle a personal injury claim on your own, but an experienced Philadelphia personal injury attorney can relieve a lot...Read More
A pre-existing injury does have the potential to impact your personal injury claim, but it will depend on the specifics of your situation. In all personal injury cases, the at-fault party is responsible for making the injured party “whole,” or in other words, as close as possible to the state they were in prior...Read More
Commercial trucks often have event data recorders (EDR), commonly referred to as a black box, containing data on a truck or tractor-trailer’s physical details and performance. After an accident with a large truck, retrieving the black box data is critical because it can ultimately help prove that a trucking company or their driver was...Read More