On July 22, 2022, a Chester County Jury awarded a record-setting $18 Million Verdict in a Medical Malpractice Cancer Delayed Diagnosis Case. Although it was not my case (I wish it had been), the case serves as a good example of how a Jury Verdict holds careless medical providers accountable and encourages all medical providers…

Full Tort Versus Limited Tort When you buy Car Insurance in Pennsylvania, you have to choose Full Tort or Limited Tort. When you make the election, it’s an important decision because valuable Legal Rights are at stake for both you and your family members who are covered by the Policy. Here are some things that…

Personal Injury Settlements are supposed to be, but don’t always feel like, “fair compensation” for your injuries. Why Consider Settlement? Personal Injury cases can only resolve one of two ways, though a settlement or a verdict after a Trial in front of a Judge or Jury. There are several advantages to Settlement including certainty of…

In 25 years as a practicing Personal Injury and Car Accident Lawyer, the most important advice I’ve ever given is for Pennsylvania residents to purchase ample Uninsured and Underinsured Coverage on their Pennsylvania Car Insurance Policies. Uninsured/Underinsured Coverage (UM/UIM) is optional, meaning you can waive and don’t have to buy it. Nevertheless, it’s critical to…

In 2022, for the 8th consecutive year, Tim Rayne has been named to the Top 100 List for Pennsylvania by Super Lawyers. The Super Lawyers Selection Process Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service and publication, selects outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas through a rigorous, multi‐phase process that…

When you buy Car Insurance in Pennsylvania Uninsured/Underinsured Coverage is Optional as is “stacking” of Uninsured/Underinsured Benefits. It’s critical to do both; buy substantial amounts of UM/UIM Coverage and Stack those Benefits. Why? Uninsured/Underinsured Coverage is critical to have because it protects you, the people who ride in your car and your family members who…

Legal Liability for Falling Trees in Pennsylvania Property owners have a responsibility to maintain their properties so as not to allow dangerous conditions to exist which can cause injuries to people on the property or adjacent to the property. One of those duties for property owners who own trees is to conduct a reasonable inspection…

If you ride a motorcycle in Pennsylvania it’s critical for you to carry Underinsurance Coverage to make sure that you are fully compensated if you are seriously injured in a Pennsylvania motorcycle accident. Injuries from motorcycle accidents are usually serious and often the car or truck driver responsible for causing the crash will not have…

If you ride a motorcycle and are unlucky enough to be involved in a crash, it’s an unfortunate fact that you will likely suffer serious injuries. I’ve seen it happen numerous times in my legal career as a Personal Injury Lawyer. A motorcycle rider sustains multiple fractures or a serious head injury when a car…

Pennsylvania Personal Injury Lawyer Tim Rayne talks about how Pennsylvania Law does the Impossible – Value a Human Life in a Wrongful Death Case. When someone dies in an accident in Pennsylvania caused by someone else’s Negligence, the family of deceased person can bring a Wrongful Death Claim seeking fair compensation. The Executor or Administrator…

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