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Ride Share Car Accidents in Pennsylvania

Uber and Lyft Crashes in Pennsylvania Ridesharing is an increasingly popular form of transportation throughout Pennsylvania. In some ways, rideshare has improved roadway safety, making it more likely for people to avoid drunk or otherwise impaired driving. However, rideshare drivers can still be … [Read more...]

What Types of Evidence Can You Present in a Personal Injury Case?

What Counts As Inadmissible Evidence in a Lawsuit? Did you know that a lack of evidence is one of the most common reasons a person loses a lawsuit? The evidence you present can make or break your personal injury case, but keep in mind that the court won't allow you to bring up certain types of … [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...]

A Slip and Fall Accident Can Have Long-term Repercussions

Injuries That Often Result From a Slip and Fall Accident A simple activity, such as walking to the restroom at work or strolling through the mall with a friend, can lead to serious injuries if you slip and fall. Wet floors, debris left lying in a walkway, and numerous other issues can make public … [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...]

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...]

Get Help With an Allentown Truck Accident Lawyer

Getting Help from an Allentown Truck Accident Lawyer The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration notes that in 2016, 4,400 trucks and buses were involved in fatal accidents. Dealing with a personal injury is never easy, but a truck accident attorney can help guide you through the legal process … [Read more...]

Measures You Can Take to Prevent a Pool Tragedy

Measures You Can Take to Prevent a Pool Tragedy There's nothing like a dip in the pool on a hot day—but a pool can also be a dangerous place, what the law calls an "attractive nuisance." According to national statistics, more than 7,000 people drown every year, approximately 80% of them in private … [Read more...]

Understanding Negligence: Actual Loss

Understanding Negligence: Actual Loss In earlier blogs, we explained the negligence principles of standard of care and of causation. There's a third requirement—you must also show that the defendant's breach of the duty to act as a reasonable person caused you to suffer actual loss. That may seem … [Read more...]

Understanding Negligence: Causation

Understanding Negligence: Causation In an earlier blog, we explained the requirement that a personal injury plaintiff show a breach of the duty of care in order to succeed in a negligence lawsuit for damages. That's only the first step, though. Once you've established a breach, you must then show … [Read more...]

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