Personal Injury claims get a bad rap.  Most people hate Personal Injury Lawyers and are skeptical, if not outright hostile, to all Personal Injury claims. Some of the negative sentiment is self-inflicted, an understandable reaction to aggressive television commercials and billboards.  The publicity given to unusual cases like the McDonald’s Hot Coffee Case doesn’t help…

Why Don’t Juries Hear About Insurance in Personal Injury Cases? If you were a Juror on a Personal Injury Trial and were never allowed to hear the word “Insurance” in the trial and weren’t told that an Insurance Company Lawyer was hired to defend the person or company being sued, what would you be thinking?…

Mediation is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution, which means another way of resolving a legal controversy, like a Personal Injury Case, without negotiating a direct settlement with the other side or having a Jury Trial in Court. In Mediation, the parties agree to use a neutral person, usually a senior or retired litigation attorney…

On July 3, 2019, the Third Circuit Court decided the appeal of the Pennsylvania Federal Court ruling in Oberdorf v. Amazon.com Inc., a groundbreaking decision in Pennsylvania Product Liability Law. The Third Circuit found that online retailer Amazon qualified as a “Seller” under Pennsylvania Product Liability Law making it strictly liable for injuries caused by defective…

A pedestrian injured in a Pennsylvania car accident provides a video testimonial for Pennsylvania Injury Lawyer Tim Rayne. “I don’t think that I could have gotten through this if it wasn’t for Tim. There were so many different times when I thought I can’t do this or I can’t do this alone and Tim was…

It was a risky West Chester car accident injury case and I almost didn’t take it. The problem with the case was that the Police Officer who investigated it found that my prospective client, Jana, was responsible for causing the crash by turning left in front of the Defendant’s oncoming vehicle. The reason why I…

Truck Accident Lawyer Tim Rayne recently settled a Chester County truck accident case for $1.35 Million. Tim’s client was driving home from the Acme in Avondale Pennsylvania. She was rounding a curve when suddenly a box truck making a delivery to the nearby Lowes turned left directly in front of her causing a near head-on…

Many people think that because this is the United States of America where we enjoy Freedom of Speech, we have the right to say whatever we want and Post whatever we want on Social Media.  Although that is partly true, in reality, there are limits to Free Speech and there are consequences for certain types…

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…

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