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Steps to Take If You Were Injured in a Car Accident As a Passenger

What to Do As a Passenger in a Car Accident If you are a passenger who was involved in a car accident, passenger liability usually doesn’t apply. You may be left with injuries that require immediate medical attention. Since you were not the driver in this situation, it’s important to know what you … [Read more...]

How to Address Pre-existing Conditions in Your Personal Injury Lawsuit

Can You Sue With a Pre-existing Condition? Roughly 130 million people are dealing with some sort of chronic health condition or pre-existing injury. What happens when these people end up getting injured in car accidents, slip and fall cases, and other incidents? Whether or not suing with a … [Read more...]

When Is a Dog Owner Negligent If Their Dog Bites and Hurts Someone?

What Makes an Owner Negligent in a Dog Bite Case? Every year, about one out of every 73 people will experience a dog bite. Around 20% of dog bites are serious enough to require medical attention at a doctor's office, an urgent care clinic or a hospital emergency room. Pennsylvania is a strict … [Read more...]

Understanding How Comparative Negligence Works in Car Accident Claims

Your Guide to Comparative Negligence in Pennsylvania Car Accident Lawsuits When handling car accident lawsuits, the majority of states use a rule called comparative negligence. This law determines who is at fault in an accident and decides whether or not the plaintiff deserves money. Understanding … [Read more...]

How Does Compensation for Future Losses From an Injury Work?

How to Calculate Lawsuit Compensation for Future Losses With over 400,000 personal injury claims filed each year, this type of lawsuit is incredibly common. However, many people still aren't fully aware of how they work. If you have never heard of future losses, it can be helpful to learn a little … [Read more...]

Specific Rules Exist for Suing Municipalities

Suing Municipalities for Injuries in Public Spaces All 50 states and the municipalities that they comprise are protected by a concept known as "sovereign immunity," which is government immunity from lawsuits. Nevertheless, every state has passed laws that waive this immunity to some degree. Those … [Read more...]

Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit for Assault

Assaults and Civil Lawsuits In the United States, there are 250 cases of physical assault per 100,000 of the population. While many people think that assaults onle lead to criminal charges, these wrongful acts can be the basis for a personal injury lawsuit. Here are a few things that you need to … [Read more...]

Can You Sue for Pain and Suffering?

Understanding How Pain and Suffering Lawsuits Work Each year, over 400,000 personal injury lawsuits are filed. In these lawsuits, you often hear people talking about compensation for "pain and suffering," but what does this really mean? Check out our guide to learn how lawsuits for pain and … [Read more...]

How to File a Claim After a Bicycle Accident

Steps Involved With Filing a Bicycle Accident Claim Even if you wear a helmet and other protective gear while riding a bicycle, there's always the possibility of being injured if you're involved in a bicycle accident. In 2019, nearly 850 bicyclists died from injuries that they sustained in … [Read more...]

Post-Accident Care for Pedestrians

Helpful Tips for Pedestrians Injured by Collision in Pennsylvania Between January 2018 and June 2019, approximately 163 Pennsylvania pedestrians suffered fatal injuries when they were struck by motor vehicles. Thankfully, many people survived similar incidents and were able to obtain emergency and … [Read more...]

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