Anatomy of a Lawsuit I’m sure you’ve seen enough TV shows to be generally familiar with the stages of a civil trial, but the trial is just the last part of a lawsuit and most cases settle long before then. Hopefully you’ll never find yourself involved in Personal Injury Litigation, but here is a brief…

How to find the Best Car Accident Lawyer for your Pennsylvania Case It’s a challenge to find the best Pennsylvania Car Accident Lawyer after you’ve been injured in a Car Crash.  Do you pick the Car Accident Attorney on T.V., or on the billboard on Route 95, or talk to a friend or Google it?…

How to Avoid Unexpected Liability For Wintertime Slip and Falls Winter is not over yet.  We are nearly guaranteed to have ice and snow in Chester County Pennsylvania in February or even early March.  Snow and ice lead to Slip and Fall accidents, injuries and legal liability. Here are 5 Tips to Avoid Legal Liability…

Five Ways to Ruin a Good Pennsylvania Personal Injury Case Poor choices or Bad Luck With Insurance –  In a Pennsylvania Car Accident Case, your own Car Insurance choices can significantly impact your legal rights.  Choosing Limited Tort, rather than Full Tort, can limit your rights to compensation.  Failing to purchase significant Uninsured and Underinsured Coverage…

Recently, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided the case of Yanakos v. UPMC, which explains the Medical Malpractice Statute of Repose and holds that it is unconstitutional because it unfairly limits victims’ constitutional rights to compensation for injury without accomplishing an important government interest. What is the Statute of Repose? Statutes of Repose are like Statutes of Limitations…

We see it on the news and often it’s captured on video.  A fight erupts in a restaurant or at a stadium and customers or patrons are injured.  Or, even worse a shooting occurs at a store or office.  Is the jointly business responsible for the harm caused by the criminal? Pennsylvania Businesses are not…

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…

Why Don’t Juries Hear About Insurance in Personal Injury Cases? If you were a Juror on a Personal Injury Trial and were never allowed to hear the word “Insurance” in the trial and weren’t told that an Insurance Company Lawyer was hired to defend the person or company being sued, what would you be thinking?…

A pedestrian injured in a Pennsylvania car accident provides a video testimonial for Pennsylvania Injury Lawyer Tim Rayne. “I don’t think that I could have gotten through this if it wasn’t for Tim. There were so many different times when I thought I can’t do this or I can’t do this alone and Tim was…

It was a risky West Chester car accident injury case and I almost didn’t take it. The problem with the case was that the Police Officer who investigated it found that my prospective client, Jana, was responsible for causing the crash by turning left in front of the Defendant’s oncoming vehicle. The reason why I…

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