What is Res Ipsa Loquitur and When Can It Be Invoked?

Posted on Thursday, January 30th, 2020 at 10:16 pm    

The legal concept res ipsa loquitur can be difficult to understand if you are not familiar with legalese. In general, the meaning of res ipsa loquitur allows a plaintiff to ask the court to make assumptions of fact without direct evidence. In doing so, the court finds the defendant in the case liable for your

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Study Reveals Truck Accidents Are a Problem in Pennsylvania

Posted on Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 at 5:56 pm    

Tractor-trailer accidents can be extremely destructive and even fatal for other drivers on the road. The large size of the trucks can make it difficult to drive safely in some situations like severe weather. Drivers in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania should be particularly wary. A new study revealed that the state is one of the worst

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How are Pain and Suffering Damages Calculated After an Accident?

Posted on Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 at 5:46 pm    

After experiencing an accident, you may have both physical and mental injuries. These may not be harms that are easy to calculate. Rather, they may be things like a lower quality of life, humiliation, disfigurement, PTSD, depression, or severe anxiety caused by the accident. In personal injury claims, you may be able to seek compensation

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What Can & Can’t a Process Server Do to Serve Papers?

Posted on Thursday, January 16th, 2020 at 1:53 pm    

If you’re planning on filing a personal injury lawsuit after getting into an accident in Philadelphia, you might be curious to know how the defendant will find out that they’re being sued. There’s actually a complex process involved. That process is carried out, in part, by someone known as a process server. A process server’s

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When Do You Need to Hire a Car Accident Lawyer?

Posted on Thursday, December 19th, 2019 at 6:57 pm    

Car accidents are messy. They’re complicated and stressful. So are the days that follow, especially if you’ve suffered an injury or your property has been damaged. You may be entitled to compensation under Pennsylvania state tort law, but getting it probably won’t be easy. Should you hire an attorney to help you get the money

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Philadelphia Laborer Settles Old City Construction Accident Lawsuit For $10M

Posted on Thursday, December 12th, 2019 at 1:47 pm    

In 2016, Michael Little, a 43-year-old carpentry foreman, slipped and fell on an icy hallway on a construction site in Old City. His injuries were so severe that he’s had surgery five times to fix his ankle and leg. Today, three years later, he still struggles with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and crippling anxiety. He

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Man Killed While Crossing North Broad Street in Philadelphia

Posted on Thursday, December 5th, 2019 at 10:34 am    

A recent traffic accident in North Philadelphia claimed the life of an elderly. According to news reports, the man had just left a gas station and was attempting to cross North Broad Street when he was struck by a passing car shortly after 5 AM. The man, who was in his 70s, was transported to

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11 Common Types of Car Accident Injuries

Posted on Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 at 10:23 am    

Car accidents are pretty common in Philadelphia. According to Philly car accident statistics, there were more than 30 crashes every single day in Philadelphia County in 2018. Many of these accidents inflict a wide range of injuries. These are the most common injuries reported after car accidents in Philadephia. Back Injury The back is strong,

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What To Do After an Out Of State Car Accident

Posted on Saturday, November 9th, 2019 at 1:27 pm    

You have to travel to Austin, TX for work. You hop on a flight from PHL to AUS and rent a car when you land. As you’re driving to your hotel, you’re broadsided by another vehicle as they run a speed through an intersection to beat the light. You know what you have to do

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Can I Hide a Nanny Camera in My Home? Is That Legal?

Posted on Friday, November 8th, 2019 at 2:04 pm    

So, you want to hide a nanny cam in your home to keep an eye on things while you’re gone. Maybe you want to see who’s been stealing from you. Or, maybe you want to make sure that the babysitter isn’t abusing your kids. Whatever the reason, you decide to hide a few surveillance cameras

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