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…

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…

Why Are Pennsylvania Accident Victims Entitled to Money Compensation? In a Pennsylvania Personal Injury Case, at the end of the Trial the Judge will instruct the Jury on the law and will state: ”If you find that the Defendant is liable to the Plaintiff, you must find an amount of money damages you believe will…

A $25 Million verdict resulted after four hours of deliberation in the Texas civil dramshop lawsuit arising out of the death of Dallas Cowboys professional football player Jerry Brown. Although this case was litigated in Texas, a similar result could have been reached had Pennsylvania Dram Shop Law been applied which holds bars and nightclubs…

Pennsylvania Personal Injury Lawyer Tim Rayne discusses his confusion over why Jurors in Personal Injury Cases can award Economic Damages for Medical Bills and Lost Income, but often have objections to awarding compensation for Non-Economic Damages like Pain and Suffering or Disability. Having a job and income is important, as is having medical bills paid….

It’s snowing for the first time this year.  Time for fun with sledding and snowmen, but also time for dangerously slippery sidewalks and parking lots where Slip and Fall injuries are common.  As a Pennsylvania Slip and Fall Lawyer, I get calls after almost every snowfall regarding someone suffering an injury after a Slip and…

The Jury in the Erin Andrews negligence case against Marriott Hotels has just rendered its verdict, finding Marriott negligent and responsible for Erin Andrew’s injuries arising out of the peep hole video and awarding compensatory damages of $55 Million. This high profile lawsuit arose out of a horrible criminal act committed  in 2008 when Michael…

MacElree Harvey is proud to announce that Kennett Square attorney, Tim Rayne, has been named the Top Personal Injury Lawyer for 2014 by Main Line Today Magazine. Each year, Main Line Today conducts a poll of the local legal community seeking votes on the Top Lawyers in over a dozen specific practice areas. Since 2007,…

Hi. My name is Tim Rayne, and I’m a Pennsylvania Slip and Fall Attorney. Today’s legal tip is five things to do if you’ve been injured in a slip or trip and fall. Number one — photograph the condition that caused you to fall. It’s extremely important that you immediately document the condition that caused…

In today’s video, we’re going to talk about the dangers of using social media while you have a pending personal injury case. It’s common nowadays for young people and for even old people like me to be heavily involved in social media. We have Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and probably a bunch of other things that…

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