Are Pennsylvania Uninsured/Underinsured Benefits Paid on a No-Fault Basis? No, although Uninsured/Underinsured Benefits are coverage that you choose and pay for on your own Pennsylvania Car Insurance Policy, those benefits are not paid on a No-Fault basis.  Instead, in order to recover Uninsured or Underinsured Benefits you need to be able to prove that someone…

As a Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyer in Chester County Pennsylvania, Tim Rayne has helped hundreds of vehicle accident victims.  Over the past 25 years, Tim has seen accidents reoccur on certain roads and at certain intersections and one of those is the light at the dangerous intersection of Route 926 and Route 52…

Pennsylvania Personal Injury Lawyer Tim Rayne answers the question:  If you trip and fall on a sidewalk in Pennsylvania do you have a legal claim and a right to be compensated for any injuries you sustain? Whether you have a legal claim after tripping and falling on a sidewalk depends on how significant the defect…

The Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard Trial Have you seen any of the Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard Trial on TV, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or TikTok? If you have, then you may agree with me that it’s partly sad, partly funny and mostly incredibly boring.   From the perspective of a Trial Lawyer, it’s always…

On April 9, 2022, Dwayne Haskins, 24-year-old quarterback of the Pittsburgh Steelers was tragically killed as pedestrian in Fort Lauderdale Florida. For unknown reasons, Haskins was attempting to cross a major highway near the airport at approximately 6:30 AM when he was struck and killed by a dump truck. The truck driver stayed on scene…

It’s the weekend at The Masters Golf Tournament and Tiger Woods made the cut.  So, what if happens if Tiger hits an errant shot and seriously injures a Patron (yes they are called Patrons, not spectators)? Can the injured Patron file a lawsuit against the GOAT? The simple answer is No, and this is based…

On March 15, 2022, the Georgia Supreme Court decided a controversial case ruling that Snapchat may be held liable for serious injuries allegedly caused by its Speed Filter feature.  The Snapchat Speed Filter was a mobile phone application that allowed the user to record real life speed on a photo or video that can then…

Jim Carrey says Chris Rock Should Sue Will Smith for $200 Million Actor/Comedian Jim Carrey appeared on a talk show yesterday and said that Chris Rock should sue Will Smith for $200 million for the slap incident at the Oscars. I agree with him! 200 million dollars might be a little steep, but Will Smith‘s…

The Slap Heard Around the World The Will Smith and Chris Rock slapping incident at the Oscars is a good example of the Intentional Tort of Assault and Battery. Like a car accident case which arises out of the tort of Negligence, the Intentional Tort of Assault and Battery can provide grounds for a civil…

Legal Liability for Falling Trees As a Pennsylvania Personal Injury Lawyer, I’ve had two cases in which my clients were struck by falling trees and they had viable legal claims against the property owners for failing to inspect and maintain their trees. Every property owner has a duty of reasonable care to prevent unnecessary injuries…

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