I’ve been injured in a car accident. Who pays my medical bills?

Under Pennsylvania law, if you have been injured by the operation or use of a motor vehicle, there is a “priority of recovery” list which determines which insurance company must pay your medical expenses. The list is applied without regard to who is at fault for your injuries, so long as you are injured as the [...]

By | March 22nd, 2017|Auto|

Why you should never give a recorded statement to the defendant’s insurance company.

In my initial meetings with prospective clients, I always ask whether they have spoken with an insurance representative, and I always hope that the answer is “no”. Insurance companies are pretty good at quickly convincing people who have been injured to give a statement about the accident and their injuries, saying, “Just let me record [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Insurance|

Important information if you drive a vehicle provided by your employer.

Many of our auto accident clients have taken care to protect themselves and their families by purchasing top-shelf auto insurance policies on their personal cars. These clients wisely understand the importance of having the maximum Uninsured Motorist (UM) coverage and Underinsured Motorist (UIM) coverage. UM/UIM coverage provides coverage for the insured, their family members, and [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Auto|

How do you determine if a product is defective?

We are often contacted by prospective clients or other attorneys to investigate whether a product that caused injury is defective. Manufacturers and sellers of all types of products have a duty to make and sell products that are free from a “defective condition unreasonably dangerous to the consumer”. This requirement extends to many areas that [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Defective Product|

Do You Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

I am frequently asked by potential clients or other attorneys to determine whether a potential client has a valid medical malpractice case. I hear tragic stories about how mistreatment by a doctor or a hospital had devastating consequences. To investigate and determine whether we can proceed with the case, we generally obtain a detailed account [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Medical Malpractice|

What Is Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage and Why Should I Purchase It?

When buying car insurance in Pennsylvania, one of the most confusing choices is whether to purchase Uninsured Motorist (UM) or Underinsured Motorist (UIM) coverage for their car. When I am asked to represent someone who has been injured in a car accident, in addition to the obvious questions about how the accident happened and what [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Auto|

A short explanation of Pennsylvania auto insurance.

If you’re a motorist in Pennsylvania, there is some important information that you should know about automobile insurance. Liability Insurance This is the money that your insurance company will pay another party if you happen to be at fault for an accident and cause injuries. In Pennsylvania, you can purchase as little as “$15/$30” liability [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Auto|