Who is Liable in a Rideshare Accident?

Posted on September 30, 2022
If you are involved in a rideshare accident in Pennsylvania, you may wonder who is liable for your injuries, property damage, and other losses. Who is responsible for your damages is decided on a case-by-case basis, as it will depend on the cause of the accident and whether the rideshare driver was working at...
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Who is Liable for a Delivery Driver Accident?

Posted on September 30, 2022
Determining who is liable for a delivery driver accident will depend on the cause of the collision and other unique circumstances. In some cases, an employer may be liable or the driver themselves, depending on their employment status and whether they were considered working at the time.  Depending on your insurance coverage, Pennsylvania drivers...
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Which Types of Car Accidents Are Most Common?

Posted on September 30, 2022
Car accidents are an everyday occurrence across the U.S., but there are a few types that are the most common.  Rear-end accidents are some of the most frequently occurring types of collisions. They happen when a vehicle is struck from behind by the front of another vehicle. Rear-end accidents can vary from minor “fender...
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Are Wrongful Death Settlements Taxable in Pennsylvania?

Posted on September 30, 2022
If you receive a settlement or award from a wrongful death claim, you may wonder whether it is taxable income. For the most part, wrongful death settlements are not taxable in Pennsylvania. However, depending on the specific circumstances of your case, there may be portions of it that is.  Under Pennsylvania’s wrongful death statute,...
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What Is The Timeline For a Wrongful Death Claim in Pennsylvania?

Posted on September 30, 2022
Pursuing a wrongful death claim can be overwhelming and stressful for surviving family members at an already difficult time. Depending on the complexity of the case, wrongful death claims can resolve in a matter of months, but many take one to four years. Knowing what to expect and a general timeline can help.  After...
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Is An Autopsy Required In a Wrongful Death Case in Pennsylvania?

Posted on September 30, 2022
Autopsies are not legally required in Pennsylvania wrongful death cases. However, they are almost always critical to proving that another party is responsible for a loved one’s death.  When an Autopsy is Necessary in a Wrongful Death Case Depending on the circumstances, it may not always be apparent that another party caused the death...
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