Don’t Sign a Release! The worst thing you can do after a Car Accident is negotiate directly with the insurance adjuster on “fair compensation” for your injuries and sign a Release in exchange for a small check days or even weeks after being injured. Why?  Because even if you are “not the suing type” (which,…

Pennsylvania Personal Injury Lawyer Tim Rayne talks about the importance of hiring a lawyer as soon as possible after an accident so that Security Footage can be located and preserved.  Cameras are becoming more and more popular and they catch accidents happen, both Slip and Fall Accidents and Vehicle Accidents.  It’s important to preserve this…

Pennsylvania Car Accident Lawyer Tim Rayne explains Who Pays Your Medical Bills if You are Injured in a Pennsylvania Car Accident.  Pennsylvania operates under a No-Fault System, so regardless of fault, your own car insurance will pay your medical bills after a car accident up to the amount of your coverage, which is usually $5,000. …

Why Does the World Need Personal Injury Lawyers? Sometimes we personal injury lawyers get a bad rap. We are like funeral directors or used car salespeople, someone that you don’t want to think about until you have the need. But, like a funeral director when someone dies or a car salesperson when you need a…

A few weeks ago I was watching the Michael Jordan Documentary and it reminded me of his teammate, Dennis Rodman’s unlikely contribution to Personal Injury Tax law. Dennis Rodman was well known for his ferocious defense and rebounding skill during his long career in the NBA as well as his tattoos, piercings and wild off-the-court…

Tim Rayne Named Top 100 in Pennsylvania by Super Lawyers Tim Rayne, Pennsylvania Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyer was named to the 2020 Super Lawyer Top 100 in Pennsylvania list.  This is the seventh year in a row that Tim has earned this distinction. Super Lawyers is a rating  service of outstanding lawyers operated…

Arguably the most important insurance you could ever buy (other than life insurance) is Uninsured/Underinsured coverage on your Pennsylvania Car Insurance. You may not even know what Uninsured/Underinsured  coverage is let alone know if you have it on your car insurance, so you should keep reading to learn and, after you read this, immediately check your…

Unlisted Resident Driver Exclusion Can Preclude Car Insurance Coverage You and your boyfriend live together and one day he asks you to take his car and drive to the supermarket to get some groceries.  You get the distracted while driving, run a red light and cause an accident that injures someone. Are you covered by…

On May 6, 2020, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed an Executive Order granting broad civil immunity from malpractice lawsuits arising out of care provided to Covid-19 patients. The immunity covers individual healthcare workers including doctors, nurses, hospital technicians, nursing home employees and other healthcare workers who have been involved in providing treatment to COVID-19 victims….

Although Intentional Acts, like murder or assault, or Strict Liability, like a Products Liability claims against makers and sellers of Products, can be the basis for Legal Liability when someone suffers a Personal Injury, the most common basis for a Personal Injury claim in Pennsylvania is Negligence. Negligence, at its core, is carelessness that results…

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