Philadelphia Injury Lawyer Blog

The Pearce Law Firm, including well-known Philadelphia injury lawyer Edith Pearce, is dedicated to the personal care of each individual case. We believe in educating our potential clients on the variety of cases being filed in the state of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The blog posts below feature accidents and events that may lead to potential law suits. Whether you need a personal injury lawyer to represent you due to car or truck accidents, slip and fall accidents, construction accidents, dog bites, or head injuries, The Pearce Law Firm works on your behalf to provide you the compensation you deserve.

Archive for December 2006

Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act Amended To Help Pennsylvania Injured Workers

December 14, 2006

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A few years ago I received a call from an employee who while working in Philadelphia was injured severely at work, but the employer did not carry workers’ compensation insurance. Because the employer had no assets, I unfortunately had to inform this injured employee that he may never recover. There may now be help for those injured in Philadelphia or anywhere in Pennsylvania while at work even if their employer does not carry workers’ compensation insurance because of a recent ...

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Posted in: Workers Compensation

In Philadelphia Car Accident Case Pennsylvania Court upholds Full Tort Selection

December 14, 2006

In a new case the Superior Court of Pennsylvania upheld the Philadelphia trial court in finding that a Philadelphia man injured in an automobile accident was entitled to “full tort” and not “limited tort” even if he owned an uninsured vehicle. Two types of insurance coverage can be purchased in Pennsylvania, which are known as “limited tort option” and “full tort option.” Under Pennsylvania law, those who select the limited tort option may not bring suit for non-economic damages or ...

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Posted in: Car Accidents