Don’t Sign a Release! The worst thing you can do after a Car Accident is negotiate directly with the insurance adjuster on “fair compensation” for your injuries and sign a Release in exchange for a small check days or even weeks after being injured. Why?  Because even if you are “not the suing type” (which,…

Why Does the World Need Personal Injury Lawyers? Sometimes we personal injury lawyers get a bad rap. We are like funeral directors or used car salespeople, someone that you don’t want to think about until you have the need. But, like a funeral director when someone dies or a car salesperson when you need a…

A few weeks ago I was watching the Michael Jordan Documentary and it reminded me of his teammate, Dennis Rodman’s unlikely contribution to Personal Injury Tax law. Dennis Rodman was well known for his ferocious defense and rebounding skill during his long career in the NBA as well as his tattoos, piercings and wild off-the-court…

Unlisted Resident Driver Exclusion Can Preclude Car Insurance Coverage You and your boyfriend live together and one day he asks you to take his car and drive to the supermarket to get some groceries.  You get the distracted while driving, run a red light and cause an accident that injures someone. Are you covered by…

In this video, Pennsylvania Personal Injury Lawyer Tim Rayne talks about The McDonald’s Hot Coffee Case which is seen as the perfect example of a “frivolous lawsuit” where someone sues for no good reason and gets overpaid by a crazy Jury.  In reality, the McDonald’s Hot Coffee Case was far from frivolous.  In fact it…

Protecting Your Family From The Dangers of Distracted Driving Each year thousands of people die and are needlessly injured because of Distracted Driving. Not just limited to texting while driving, Distracted Driving is any activity that could divert a driver’s attention from the road including texting; talking on a hand-held cell phone, Bluetooth or hands-free…

COVID-19 and  Pennsylvania Governor Wolf’s Shut Down Order have changed the way businesses are operating, including the Personal Injury Law Practice of Tim Rayne, TimRayneLaw.com.  Tim is working remotely on his current cases and is communicating with clients via email and phone.  Tim continues to aggressively pursue his clients injury cases including Car Accidents, Slip…

Why Did MGM Agree to Pay $800 Million to Las Vegas Shooting Victims? In October 1, 2017, 58 people were killed and hundreds were injured when a shooter barricaded himself in a Mandalay Bay hotel room in Las Vegas and fired automatic weapons down into the crowd at a country music festival. Lawsuits ensued in…

Soon after being injured in a Pennsylvania Car Accident, the Car Insurance Adjuster for the driver responsible for causing the collision will telephone you or write you a letter.  The Adjuster is hoping that you don’t call a lawyer to get advice on your legal rights. It’s plain and simple.  The Adjuster’s job is to…

Is your car spying on you?  Yes.  As you drive down the road whether you know it or not, it is likely that there is a little Black Box called an Event Data Recorder that is watching you while you drive and is  ready to save data that can be retrieved after a crash to…

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