Unfair Things that Happen in Personal Injury Cases – Liens Another unfair thing that can happen in a Pennsylvania Personal Injury Case is the imposition of a Subrogation Lien at the end of the case which can reduce or eliminate the recovery of the injured person. What is a Subrogation Lien? Subrogation is the legal…

The Benefit of Worker’s Compensation Insurance Worker’s Compensation can be a great benefit to a worker who is injured while performing his or her job. In Pennsylvania, regardless of who was at fault for causing the injury, if you were injured while working, your employer is required to have Worker’s Compensation insurance to cover you….

Unfair Things That Happen in Personal Injury Cases As a 25-plus year Pennsylvania Personal Injury Lawyer, I’ve seen a lot of unfair things happen to Accident Victims, so I thought I’d write a series of articles talking about Unfair Things That Happen in Personal Injury Cases. The first unfair thing is that the victim is…

What is Fair Compensation in a Pennsylvania Wrongful Death Case? Pennsylvania accidents (like Car, Truck, Motorcycle or Pedestrian Accidents, Medical Malpractice and even Slip and Fall Accidents) can result in Legal Claims for Wrongful Death if someone caused the death through their carelessness or Negligence. One of the more common questions I hear in my…

The Helmet Incident and Injuries My client Jeff (not his real name) was riding in a motorcycle procession to honor a friend who had died.  Jeff was traveling at about 30 mph when suddenly the motorcycle in front of him swerved to the left because something was bouncing on the highway in his path. Jeff…

The Importance of Uninsured/Underinsured Car Insurance After a Bicycle Accident If you or a family member is injured in a bicycle accident, then why would it matter what coverage you have on your car insurance? It may seem like there is a disconnect but, believe it or not, the coverage that you have on your…

There is a Natural Reluctance to Presenting a Slip and Fall Claim A lot of people are reluctant to investigate their legal rights after being injured in a fall on Ice or Snow. They may be embarrassed about the fall and think it was their fault.  Maybe they think there is a negative stigma about…

Scaffold Injury Case It’s a common sense Safety Rule:  Inexperienced workers need training to avoid serious injuries while using scaffolding. Unfortunately, my client was a victim of a violation of this Safety Rule in that she didn’t get any training and suffered a serious injury. Jessica (not her real name), worked for a large corporation…

Can’t I just Deal Directly with the Car Insurance Adjuster and Settle My Case without a Lawyer? Why can’t you just deal directly with the Car Insurance Adjuster and settle your Pennsylvania Car Accident Claim without hiring a lawyer? Well, you can.  Or, you can try.  However, the danger is that, because you do not…

Pennsylvania Car Accident Lawyer Tim Rayne gives advice on purchasing the right car insurance to protect your family.  One of the critical choices is Uninsured/Underinsured Coverage which can provide compensation to make up for Medical Bills, Lost Income, Pain and Suffering and Disability in the event that you or a family member who lives with…

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