Can I Get Workers’ Compensation If I Got Coronavirus at Work?

Posted on Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 at 1:39 pm    

The pandemic of COVID-19 has taken over the world and put many businesses in a precarious position. Do they continue to open and have workers come in or should they close in an attempt to help stop the spread of the virus? For some essential industries, shutting down is not an option. If you are

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What is the Statute of Limitations for Car Accident Lawsuits in Philadelphia?

Posted on Thursday, March 5th, 2020 at 7:29 pm    

Car accidents are common occurrences. While they can be completely accidental, there is usually at least one party to blame. You may have high medical bills or you may have lost wages if you were injured in an accident. You could also have on-going medical or mental issues that were caused by the accident. If

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Can I Get Workers’ Compensation Benefits if I Was Injured at Lunch?

Posted on Thursday, March 5th, 2020 at 5:39 pm    

Worker’s compensation is employer-paid insurance. The employee does not pay for coverage. The insurance covers injuries that an employee sustains if they are injured on the job. There are two main purposes of worker’s compensation. First, it is intended to help pay for medical bills and lost wages for an injured employee until they are

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 Car Accidents are the Number One cause of Teenage Deaths

Posted on Friday, February 21st, 2020 at 5:34 pm    

What is the number one cause of teen fatalities? Unsurprisingly, car accidents are the leading cause of teen deaths. Teen drivers are new to the roads and lack experience. Rates for teen driver deaths do seem to be declining over the past few decades. However, the rates of death resulting from vehicle accidents are still

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Four Signs of Child Care Negligence

Posted on Friday, February 14th, 2020 at 5:18 pm    

At some point in your child’s life, they will need to be in the care of someone else. It may be that both parents work full time or that you are a single parent who needs weekly care for your child. Many daycare centers also offer part-time care or parent’s day out programs that are

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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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