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Stacking of Insurance Coverage to Maximize your Monetary Settlement after a Car Accident

Posted on February 28th, 2016

In Pennsylvania, we have a special opportunity, to take advantage of the automobile insurance system in a way that is not allowed in most of the United States. The opportunity is called “stacking”. Stacking allows motorists to increase the limits he or she had selected for their uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage policy. Stacking gives the motorist an increased level… READ MORE

News: Significant Jury Award in Wrongful Death Case caused by Drunk Driver

Posted on February 28th, 2016

One of the Largest to date DUI Crash awards in the surrounding counties was awarded on January 6th, by a Lancaster County Jury, according to a PennRecord.com article.  The Jury awarded the surviving mother of a DUI crash victim 15 Million Dollars.  This case stemmed from a DUI Accident which occurred in February 2014. In Pennsylvania the DUI law states… READ MORE

Increase in Motor Vehicle Accidents in 2015

Posted on February 28th, 2016

2015 has seen a higher rate of motor vehicle accidents than any year since 2007. As of the end of June, the rate of car accidents among the nation are on pace to eclipse the 2007 numbers. If the numbers continue at the pace from the first half of the year, the total for motor vehicle accident fatalities in the… READ MORE

Developments in Accident Law in Pennsylvania

Posted on February 28th, 2016

Slip and fall accidents are among the most common accidents that require litigation. The need for this type of legal action is great because the property owners are typically at fault. The injuries are compensable because in order for the slip and fall to occur, the owner is usually negligent in some way. Fault is assigned to the property owner… READ MORE

Understanding Insurance Coverage When You are Facing an Automobile Accident

Posted on February 28th, 2016

In a motor vehicle accident, insurance can potentially come from multiple sources. However, there is not always an easily determined answer. This question, to see which parties involved in the accident will need to tap into their motor vehicle insurance policies, is an essential one because insurance money is usually the source of an injured person’s financial recovery. This financial… READ MORE

West Chester PA Accident Attorneys obtain Maximum Settlement on Injury Claim

Posted on February 28th, 2016

Last year, on a late October night, a man was suddenly struck while crossing a street in his hometown of Glenside, Pennsylvania. After enjoying the evening in Philadelphia and taking the train home, he had reached his stop and was only a few blocks from home. The night went sour quickly thereafter when he attempted to cross an intersection on… READ MORE

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Denies Driver's Attempt to Choose Chemical Test following DUI Arrest

Posted on February 28th, 2016

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that a driver’s request to take a breath test instead of a blood test amounted to a refusal of the chemical test for the purpose of proving DUI.   Under Pennsylvania’s implied consent law, all motorists are assumed to automatically consent to chemical testing when they get behind the wheel.  If a driver is suspected of… READ MORE

Dog Attack Claims in the News

Posted on February 28th, 2016

Dog attacks are one of the most fearful ways to incur injuries. Other accidents, like those involving motor vehicles are terrifying in their own right, but are usually over within seconds. Dog attacks could be prolonged and unrelenting, making it a dreaded way of becoming injured. According to Penn Record, a few years ago in Pennsylvania, a nine-year-old girl went to… READ MORE

Drugged Driving Arrests Increasing in Pennsylvania

Posted on February 28th, 2016

Drugged Driving DUI continue to increase according to last years statistics   The Governors Highway Safety Association is seeing the affect of the increased awareness about not drinking and driving.  Now the GHSA says that while Drinking and Driving has taken a steady yearly decrease, Drugged Driver is the highest it has ever been and growing every year, according to… READ MORE

Impact of Bartender serving Visibly Intoxicated Person in Pennsylvania

Posted on February 28th, 2016

According to the Penn Record, a New York citizen in 2013 reached a $6.6-million-dollar settlement with a bar in the Middle District of Pennsylvania. The man argued that the bartender overserved him while he was severely and clearly intoxicated. At this point is where the tavern’s liability begins because it would have been obvious to any bartender that the man was… READ MORE