Ryan Zavodnick | February 21, 2020 | Car Accidents
Car Accidents are the Number One cause of Teenage Deaths
What is the number one cause of teen fatalities? Unsurprisingly, car accidents are the leading cause of teen deaths. Any parent in Philadelphia knows that teen drivers are new to the roads and lack experience. Rates for teen driver deaths do seem to be declining… 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 23, 2020 | Truck Accidents
Study Reveals Truck Accidents Are a Problem in Pennsylvania
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… read more
Ryan Zavodnick | January 23, 2020 | Car Accidents
How are Pain and Suffering Damages Calculated After an Accident?
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… 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 | December 19, 2019 | Car Accidents
When Do You Need to Hire a Car Accident Lawyer?
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… read more
Ryan Zavodnick | December 12, 2019 | Construction Accident
Philadelphia Laborer Settles Old City Construction Accident Lawsuit For $10M
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… read more
Ryan Zavodnick | December 5, 2019 | Pedestrian Accidents
Man Killed While Crossing North Broad Street in Philadelphia
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…. read more
Ryan Zavodnick | November 26, 2019 | Car Accidents
11 Common Types of Car Accident Injuries
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… read more