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What is Res Ipsa Loquitur and When Can It Be Invoked in Pennsylvania?

Posted on November 8th, 2023

Res Ipsa Loquitur is a Latin term, so do not feel bad if you don’t understand it right away. This is not a term that comes up in regular conversation. Res Ipsa Loquitur means “The thing speaks for itself,” which still does not necessarily make it any clearer, at least not without context. Here, we want to examine Res Ipsa… READ MORE

What Is A Herniated Disc?

Posted on November 8th, 2023

The discs in our spine are essentially rubbery cushions that lie between the bones (vertebrae) that stack up to make the spinal column. These discs have a softer, jelly-like center called a nucleus, according to the Mayo Clinic. A tough, rubbery external casing known as the annulus surrounds the software center portion. Discs can become herniated when part of the… READ MORE

The Difference Between Negligence And Negligence Per Se?

Posted on November 8th, 2023

In personal injury law, there is a difference between “negligence” and “negligence per se.” On the surface, the difference between the two of these terms may not seem to matter much, but it really does when it comes to how a case proceeds forward. Here, we want to define and discuss both negligence and negligence per se in terms of… READ MORE

Who Is At Fault In An Elevator/Escalator Accident?

Posted on April 21st, 2023

Accidents involving elevators and escalators are entirely preventable. These types of events often happen due to the careless or negligent actions of a property owner, but the question of who is at fault in such accidents is often complex and requires a thorough understanding of the law. Here, we want to review the duty of care owed by property owners… READ MORE

The Difference Between A First-Party And Third-Party Claim

Posted on January 3rd, 2023

Sustaining an injury or property damage often leads to individual recovering compensation through a settlement or as a result of a personal injury lawsuit. The route toward recovering this compensation usually comes through a first-party claim or a third-party claim, but understanding the difference between these two types of claims is important. What is a First-Party Claim? A first-party claim… READ MORE

What To Know About Airbags

Posted on December 9th, 2022

Airbags are one of the most important safety features inside a vehicle. When we examine the information available from the Insurance Information Institute, we can see that airbags have been required in all new passenger vehicles since 1999. These devices prevent injuries and save lives, but they can also become hazards in their own right if they are defective. Airbag… READ MORE

The 4 Elements Of Negligence In A Personal Injury Claim

Posted on October 17th, 2022

When a person sustains an injury caused by the actions of someone else, they must first prove that the four elements of negligence were in place before they can recover compensation for their losses. These four elements need to be in place regardless of whether or not a person is trying to recover damages through an insurance settlement or as… READ MORE

What Are Contingent Fees In A Personal Injury Claim?

Posted on October 17th, 2022

When individuals sustain an injury caused by the actions of others, they should be able to recover compensation. However, the process of recovering compensation is challenging, regardless of whether or not we are discussing an insurance settlement or a personal injury trial. Affording legal assistance may seem impossible, but that is not the case with contingency fees. Attorneys and Fees… READ MORE

What To Know About SEPTA Claims

Posted on October 17th, 2022

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is a public transportation entity that operates a variety of vehicles, including buses, light rail, commuter rail, trolley buses, and rapid transit services. SEPTA is available to millions of people in five counties surrounding Philadelphia. However, who is liable for injuries that occur as a result of the negligence of a SEPTA incident? Here,… READ MORE

How Do I Prove That a Driver Was Distracted After a Car Accident?

Posted on August 20th, 2021

Distracted driving is incredibly dangerous and regularly leads to severe accidents on the roadways of Pennsylvania. If you or somebody you love has been injured in an accident caused by a distracted driver, you should be entitled to various types of compensation for your losses. However, proving that the crash was caused by the distracted driving of the other motorist… READ MORE

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