Philadelphia Can You Sue Your Landlord for Burns Suffered in an Apartment Fire?
If you or a loved one is suffering from burns after a fire, you may wonder, can you sue your landlord for burns suffered in an apartment fire? Depending on the cause of the fire, you can. If there’s good evidence your landlord was negligent and it caused your injuries, you may have a successful case. Wapner Newman has helped accident victims for decades, including those injured by mistakes by landlords. Fires are frighten...
Philadelphia What Happens if You Get Injured and Can’t Work?
If you’ve had a severe accident, you may think about what happens if you get injured and can’t work. That depends on where and how you were injured. If you were injured while working, you may be able to have your wages partially replaced and get medical care through workers’ compensation. If your injury was outside your job and caused by another party, you may have a personal injury claim that could replace your wages, p...
Philadelphia Is Uber Liable for Their Drivers?
Is Uber liable for their drivers’ negligent actions? People who have been in crashes or had other bad experiences with Uber drivers think so. But Uber is able to avoid liability for its drivers’ actions because it classifies drivers as independent contractors, not employees. This means Uber doesn’t have to pay employment taxes for drivers or provide them with workers’ comp or other benefits. The company’s low labor c...
Philadelphia Is Pennsylvania a No-Fault Car Insurance State?
If you didn’t pay much attention when you bought your auto insurance coverage, after an accident you may wonder, is Pennsylvania a no-fault car insurance state? Commonwealth law requires that you purchase specific minimum coverage, but you can decide whether or not to have no-fault insurance. If you’ve been injured in an accident and have questions about your insurance coverage, Wapner Newman can help. Auto insurance is...
Philadelphia Top 5 Ways a Hospital Will Fight a Malpractice Case
If you or a loved one has been harmed due to improper care by a hospital or its staff, you may be entitled to compensation through a medical malpractice lawsuit. Even if your case is valid, be prepared for hospitals to do everything they can to fight your malpractice case. We’ll explain the top 5 ways a hospital will fight a malpractice case. Medical malpractice is generally defined as any action (or inaction) by a healt...