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Is Social Distancing a Defense Against a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Is Social Distancing a Legitimate Personal Injury Defense? With over 6 million cases of COVID-19 in the United States right now, it's no surprise that the disease has been involved in all sorts of lawsuits. If you are filing a case, you may find the defense using COVID social distancing as an … [Read more...]

How COVID-19 Affects Your Decision to Settle

Should You Settle Your Personal Injury Case Early? In July 2020, some Pennsylvania courts began to resume in-person trials with juries. However, for a lot of civil lawsuit plaintiffs, it may still be quite some time until they are able to have their own personal injury trials with juries present. … [Read more...]

How to Tell If a Property Is Failing to Protect People From COVID-19

Signs That a Property Is Likely to Spread COVID With almost 5 million confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States as of August 2020, it is important for landlords, retailers, and restaurant owners to provide safe environments for clients. Unfortunately, some are failing to meet basic safety … [Read more...]

What to Do If You’ve Been Harmed by Any of These Fake COVID-19 Cures

Fraudulent Claims of COVID-19 Cures May Cause Serious Health Effects The first case of COVID-19 in the USA was reported on January 20, 2020, and by March 13, the World Health Organization declared a pandemic. By August 5th, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported at least 4,748,806 … [Read more...]

Will Businesses Really Protect You From COVID-19?

Are Businesses Really Prioritizing Customer Health? With more than 7.5 million businesses at risk of closing due to COVID-19 lockdowns, it is no surprise that many companies are putting out ads telling customers it is still safe to visit their locations. Do protective measures like social … [Read more...]

How to Obtain Compensation for Delayed Injuries

Determining the True Extent of Your Accident Injuries It costs roughly $30 billion a year to pay for treatment and other costs related to whiplash. Whiplash is one of the most common car accident injuries that you are likely to incur, but it can be days or weeks before you notice any symptoms of … [Read more...]

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...]

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