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Should I Sue Somebody After a Motor Vehicle Crash in Philadelphia?

After being injured in a motor vehicle crash in or around Philadelphia, the victim might be eligible for compensation for the injuries and damages that he or she suffered. In that context, there are two legal options. Those are to file a personal injury claim or file a personal injury lawsuit. Here are some common …

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Do I Need a Lawyer After Being Injured in an Uber Crash in Philadelphia?

There is no question that you’re going to be needing a lawyer after being injured in an Uber crash in or around Philadelphia. You might ask why. Here are some common questions that our clients ask. Q. Aren’t Uber drivers required to have insurance like anybody else? A. Yes they are. In fact, they probably …

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Hoboken Faces Backlash After E-Scooter Rollout

Some Hoboken officials might be having second thoughts about allowing e-scooters into their city on May 20, 2019. Just a few days after legalizing rentable e-scooters, city officials have received dozens of complaints related to these popular devices. All of the issues locals have with these e-scooters are safety-related. Traffic cameras revealed dozens of e-scooter …

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Bristol Township Left Hand Turn Motorcycle Crash Ends Tragically

On Monday, May 20, 2019 tragic motorcycle accident occurred when a Chevy S10 allegedly pulled into the path of an oncoming motorcycle. The rider was taken to Lower Bucks Hospital but unfortunately succumbed to his injuries. According to The Patch, this was the second deadly motorcycle wreck in Bristol in the last 48hrs. The other …

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Pennsylvania Police Step Up Patrols on Holiday Weekends in 2019

Pennsylvania drivers should expect to find more police units patrolling the state over Holiday weekends. This news comes short on the heals of Philadelphia PD turning up the heat on aggressive drivers. Surprisingly, Easter weekend is almost as bad as New Year’s Eve in terms of both DUI and speeding. Other holidays Penn police step …

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Types of Injuries from Slip-and-Fall and Trip-and-Fall Accidents

There are exceptions to just about every law. One law of physics is that when a person is involved in a slip-and-fall accident, he or she usually falls backward. Another law of physics is that when that person is involved in a trip-and-fall, he or usually she falls forward. Although those two different types of …

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Common Causes of Philadelphia Slip-and-Falls and Trip-and-Falls

When somebody is in a slip-and-fall accident, he or she usually falls backward. In a trip-and-fall, that individual will fall forward. When falling backward, injuries often involve, skull fractures, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries hip and elbow fractures along with chronic neck and back pain. When falling forward, we often see hand, wrist and …

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