Ryan Zavodnick | May 6, 2020 | Personal Injury
6 Things to Know About a Lawyer Free Consultation
Being hurt in an accident can be overwhelming. You have so many things to deal with after the accident. While you are recovering from your injuries, you may wonder if you need to hire an accident attorney to help you with an injury claim. Most… read more
Ryan Zavodnick | February 14, 2020 | Personal Injury
Four Signs of Child Care Negligence
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… read more
Ryan Zavodnick | January 30, 2020 | Personal Injury
What is Res Ipsa Loquitur and When Can It Be Invoked?
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… read more
Ryan Zavodnick | January 16, 2020 | Personal Injury
What Can & Can’t a Process Server Do to Serve Papers?
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,… read more
Ryan Zavodnick | November 8, 2019 | Personal Injury
Can I Hide a Nanny Camera in My Home? Is That Legal?
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… read more
Ryan Zavodnick | October 18, 2019 | Personal Injury
What Should I Wear to Court?
Whether you’re a witness, a party to a personal injury lawsuit, or facing criminal charges, going to court can be a big deal. You’ll want to make sure that you make a great first impression. Studies suggest that we form a first impression about someone… read more
Ryan Zavodnick | October 4, 2019 | Personal Injury
What Happens If I Don’t Show Up For Jury Duty?
Jurors provide an essential function in Pennsylvania’s court systems. Without jurors, the state can’t fulfill a criminal defendant’s right to have their case litigating in front of a panel of their peers. Without jurors, injury victims face an uphill battle in holding negligent parties accountable… read more
Ryan Zavodnick | September 24, 2019 | Personal Injury
Five Reasons Why a Personal Injury Lawyer Might Not Take Your Case
Hiring a personal injury attorney can make a huge difference if you decide to file a lawsuit after you get into an accident. You’re much more likely to secure a meaningful financial payout with an experienced attorney on your side. However, there might be times… read more
Ryan Zavodnick | September 11, 2019 | Personal Injury
How Will a Statute of Limitations Affect My Ability to File a Lawsuit After an Accident?
In Pennsylvania, you may have the right to file a personal injury lawsuit to recover compensation if you get hurt in an accident. However, this right won’t last forever. The state imposes strict time limits for initiating a legal claim. If you hesitate to assert… read more
Ryan Zavodnick | October 4, 2018 | Car Accidents, Firm News, Personal Injury
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Narrows Scope Of Governmental Immunity Under The Motor Vehicle Liability Exception
Recently, in Balentine v. Chester Water Authority, et. al. the Pennsylvania Supreme Court addressed whether the motor vehicle liability exception to governmental immunity in Pennsylvania allows an individual to sue a local agency where the individual is injured as a result of the local agency’s… read more