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…

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…

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…

Your Legal Rights After a Pennsylvania Dog Bite or Dog Attack Dramatic increase in dog bite injuries due to COVID Dog ownership has increased significantly during the COVID pandemic.  At the same time, people are confined at home, including young children who would usually be in school. In addition, I’m sure you have noticed that…

If you are injured on the job, what are your legal rights to Compensation? Work injuries are common and can be serious and disabling.  If you are hurt while working in Pennsylvania, what are your rights to compensation and what should you do? Workers’ Compensation Claims If you are an employee and are hurt on…

Why not have Trial By Surprise? The headline reads “Mystery witnesses and secret documents come to light at Trial to the surprise and shock of everyone in the Courtroom!” Not in a Pennsylvania Civil Trial, like a Personal Injury Trial. Why not? Because in Pennsylvania Civil Litigation, the parties go through a lengthy and exhaustive…

On July 21, 2020, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided the case of Maas v. UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, 234 A.3d 427 (Pa. 2020), concluding that a mental health professional can be sued when a patient threatens to murder or seriously injure a “readily identifiable” victim and the facility fails to warn such individual of the danger….

Can You Sue a Dead Person in Pennsylvania? In this video, Pennsylvania Personal Injury Lawyer Tim Rayne explains the rules concerning suing Dead People in Pennsylvania. Legally, a Dead Person no longer exists under Pennsylvania Law, so the act of suing a Dead Person is useless. Nevertheless, there is a way to make a legal…

Here are the things to do after hiring Tim Rayne as your Pennsylvania Personal Injury Lawyer: Gather and send to Tim any papers relating to your accident which you have not already given to him, such as your insurance policy, police report, photos, bills, correspondence, notes, etc. Prepare a detailed narrative about how the accident…

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