If your child has been injured at a Pennsylvania Public School you may, or may not, have a claim for compensation because of a concept called Sovereign Immunity which protects the government from legal claims. In Pennsylvania, Public Schools are owned by the State and are protected by partial Sovereign Immunity, meaning that they can…

The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently decided an important case, Harriet Marshall v. Brown’s IA, LLC, relating to the obligation of a supermarket to preserve videotape evidence in a Slip and Fall case. Ultimately the Court decided that the Shoprite Supermarket should have preserved more surveillance video than it did and that its failure to preserve the…

Why Are Pennsylvania Accident Victims Entitled to Money Compensation? In a Pennsylvania Personal Injury Case, at the end of the Trial the Judge will instruct the Jury on the law and will state: ”If you find that the Defendant is liable to the Plaintiff, you must find an amount of money damages you believe will…

In a groundbreaking decision benefiting motorcycle riders, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court invalidated a car insurance policy Household Vehicle Exclusion helping an injured motorcycle accident victim get the Underinsurance Coverage that he paid for. What is Uninsured/Underinsured Coverage and Why is it Important? In Pennsylvania, you can buy optional coverage on Car or Motorcycle insurance policies…

Do I have a claim if I Slip and Fall on snow or ice?  It’s one of the most common questions that I get as a Pennsylvania Slip and Fall Lawyer.  The answer is, it depends, but you should photograph the condion that caused you to fall, report it to the property or store owner…

Soon after being injured in a Pennsylvania Car Accident, the Car Insurance Adjuster for the driver responsible for causing the collision will telephone you or write you a letter.  The Adjuster is hoping that you don’t call a lawyer to get advice on your legal rights. It’s plain and simple.  The Adjuster’s job is to…

The Dangerous Downspout and Slip and Fall Accident The apartment complex had one building which was an accident waiting to happen.  The other buildings were designed and constructed safely.  The roofs had gutters and downspouts that were piped into the underground sewer system.  This led to water from the roof being safely routed underground. However,…

Is your car spying on you?  Yes.  As you drive down the road whether you know it or not, it is likely that there is a little Black Box called an Event Data Recorder that is watching you while you drive and is  ready to save data that can be retrieved after a crash to…

A $25 Million verdict resulted after four hours of deliberation in the Texas civil dramshop lawsuit arising out of the death of Dallas Cowboys professional football player Jerry Brown. Although this case was litigated in Texas, a similar result could have been reached had Pennsylvania Dram Shop Law been applied which holds bars and nightclubs…

As a Personal Injury Lawyer I help many clients deal with insurance companies after being injured in Slip and Fall accidents on snow and ice.  Slip and Falls can result from just bad luck or from Negligence of the property owner or a tenant. Here are some thoughts on how avoid Wintertime liability for Slip…

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