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Am I Legally Required To Wear a Helmet on a Bicycle in Pennsylvania?

Posted on August 21, 2022
Since bicyclists must share the road with cars in Pennsylvania, there are laws and safety rules that must be followed to keep everyone safe. However, only children under the age of 12 are legally required to wear a helmet on a bicycle. Benefits of Bicycle Helmets The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation strongly recommends that...
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Who Pays For Medical Bills After a Personal Injury in PA?

Posted on May 10, 2022
After a personal injury accident, you may be stressed about how you will pay for all of the related expenses. How your medical bills get paid will depend on the circumstances of the accident, and the types of insurance available.  Getting Medical Bills Covered after a Personal Injury After a car accident, for example,...
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Negligence & Personal Injuries in Pennsylvania

Posted on May 10, 2022
To hold another party legally liable for a personal injury, you must be able to prove their negligence caused it. Negligence is a term that refers to a party’s failure to exercise the reasonable care expected of them in a particular situation. To hold them accountable and recover compensation, you must be able to...
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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 Pennsylvania wrongful death claim for compensation and justice for their loved one.  Train...
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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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