When people are injured, they may think they can handle matters on their own. But it’s not as simple as filing an insurance claim and waiting for a check to arrive. To get the best outcome, you’re going to need legal help. If an insurance company offers you a quick settlement, you can be sure that you’re probably eligible to receive a lot more money than the amount you’ve been offered. However, you’ll need to cons...
Philadelphia How Long Do You Have to Sue for Personal Injury?
When you’re injured and someone else is to blame, you can attempt to seek compensation through a personal injury claim. Whether the injury happened because of a car accident, medical negligence, or a defective product, a personal injury lawyer can help you file a claim with the responsible insurance company. Unfortunately, insurance companies work hard to deny claims. In some cases, you might end up having to file a perso...
A drunk driver is often automatically regarded as being the driver at fault for a drunk driving crash. However, if the intoxicated driver was over-served at a Pennsylvania establishment, the driver might not be solely to blame for the crash. Pennsylvania’s dram shop laws allow you to hold a bar or restaurant responsible for damage caused by a patron who was over-served alcohol. Dram shop laws can make liability in a drunk...
One of the most important considerations after a crash is how to prove who is at fault in a car accident. Some collisions seem like genuine accidents, which can make it hard to identify who was responsible. Regardless of why the crash occurred, one driver is always deemed to be at fault. Fault for a car crash directly determines which driver’s insurance company has to pay for a crash. For most drivers, fault can significa...
Philadelphia Can I Sue for a Concussion?
A Personal Injury Lawyer Can Determine if You Can Sue for a Concussion A concussion is an injury to the head that causes your mental state to be altered. Some concussions are mild; symptoms, such as headaches and problems with concentration, memory, balance and coordination are temporary; and recovery is complete. Other concussions are more severe, and may result in a much more serious traumatic brain injury (TBI), with per...