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Expert Witnesses in Personal Injury Cases

Why You May Need an Expert Witness in Your Case Personal injury lawsuits are fact-intensive exercises that require showing the defendant acted in a negligent manner. If evidence is slim, the plaintiff may need expert witnesses—defined as individuals whose opinions by virtue of training or … [Read more...]

How to Resolve Personal Injury Cases

The Common Methods of Resolving a Personal Injury Case It is estimated that only 4% of personal injury cases go to trial. While it's your right to have a judge or jury hear your story, it's also possible to obtain a favorable resolution through mediation or arbitration. Let's take a closer look at … [Read more...]

What Happens If You’re in an Accident With a Driverless Car?

Driverless Cars and Liability Issues In October 2018, Pennsylvania authorized a driverless car manufacturer to begin testing vehicles on roads throughout the state. Though a more universal acceptance of self-driving cars is still some years in the future, it’s worth remembering that technology … [Read more...]

Latent Injuries and the Statute of Limitations

Filing Deadlines and Latent Injuries The laws regarding statutes of limitations are generally clear as to the time period that you have to file a lawsuit, and absent several exceptions, the statute of limitations limits your period to sue to two years in personal injury cases in Pennsylvania. In … [Read more...]

How to Overcome the Mental Pain Caused By an Accident

Recovering Mentally After an Accident Each year, about 3 million people are injured in car accidents in the U.S. Even if you aren't disabled in an accident, you may still have nightmares about a crash or experience other mental issues. Fortunately, there are ways that you can start to overcome … [Read more...]

How to Know If Your Case Will Go to Trial

Determining If Your Personal Injury Case Will Go to Trial Although filing a personal injury lawsuit opens up the possibility of substantial compensation, a case that goes to trial can take a long time to complete. It's estimated that upward of 95 percent of personal injury lawsuits end in a … [Read more...]

How to Prevent Teenage Distracted Driving

6 Ways Teens Can Avoid Distracted Driving According to one recent study, drivers between the ages of 18 to 24 use their phones roughly two dozen times for every 100 miles that they drive. In particular, drivers between the ages of 16 and 18 have a reputation for using their phones or otherwise … [Read more...]

Failing to Maintain a Vehicle May Increase Accident Risk

Why Improperly Maintained Vehicles Are Involved in Accidents According to the federal government, 12 percent of motor vehicle crashes involve vehicles that had some sort of defect. In many cases, these defects occur because a car is not properly maintained.  Bald or Worn Tires Can Be … [Read more...]

America’s Opioid Crisis Causes Spike in Drug-Related Traffic Deaths

America's Opioid Crisis Hits Pennsylvania Roads The United States is in the throes of an opioid crisis. In fact, a recent study by the National Safety Council found that Americans are now more likely to die of an overdose of prescription painkillers than they are in a car crash. Unfortunately, … [Read more...]

Parties That Could Be Liable in a Personal Accident Case

People and Entities Could Be Negligent in Your Case According to the National Safety Council, accidental injury was the third-highest cause of death in 2016. Crash injuries may require surgery or medication to help control symptoms or otherwise aid in recovery. The party or parties that caused … [Read more...]

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