Wrongful Deaths & Car Accidents in Pennsylvania

Posted on March 22, 2022
If a car accident is responsible for the death of a loved one, the at-fault party may be liable if the collision was caused due to a reckless, negligent, or intentional act. When that is the case, under Pennsylvania law, the surviving family members have the right to pursue a wrongful death claim.  A...
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Wrongful Deaths & Train Accidents

Posted on March 22, 2022
Thousands of train accidents and fatalities occur every year. When the negligence or intentional act of another party causes a victim’s death, it is considered a wrongful death. In those cases, the surviving family members have a right to pursue a wrongful death claim for compensation and justice for their loved one.  Train Platforms...
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What Damages Can Be Recovered After a Soft Tissue Injury Claim

Posted on March 22, 2022
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...
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Emotional Distress & Pain and Suffering After an Injury Claim

Posted on March 21, 2022
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...
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Should I Represent Myself or Should I Hire a Personal Injury Attorney After an Injury in Pennsylvania?

Posted on March 21, 2022
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.  ...
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Common Mistakes to Avoid During a Personal Injury Claim

Posted on March 21, 2022
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...
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