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I have a new friend. Let’s call him “Charlie.” A few years ago, Charlie was violently rear ended by a distracted driver. He immediately felt pain in his neck and back. The distracted driver’s insurance company denied Charlie’s claim, saying… Read More
Injury Claim Denied Because You Have Limited Tort Car Insurance? No Problem. There are Exceptions!
You got hurt in a car accident, but the insurance company denied your claim because you have limited tort car insurance. You’re screwed, right? Not necessarily! Truth is, the law isn’t black and white — there are exceptions to limited… Read More
9 Car Insurance Coverages You Need to Protect Yourself (And Your Family)
Pennsylvania’s a beautiful state. There’s so much to do here – winding drives through the mountains and historic Valley Forge Nation Park, kayaking the Susquehanna and Allegheny rivers, skiing in the Poconos, and so much more. But if you own… Read More
Beware of Three Commonly Used SEPTA Defenses After an Accident
Accidents involving Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) vehicles happen frequently. Although taking a bus, subway, train, or trolley is generally considered a safe mode of transportation, passengers are injured and even killed in SEPTA accidents every year. When accident-related injuries… Read More
Common Road Rash Injury Types: Are You Prepared for the Pain?
Many bikers believe that your first road rash scar is a right of passage. If you don’t have at least one scar, they say, then you’re not riding enough. Unfortunately, these “trophy scars,” although common in the biker world, are… Read More
Taking Action to Avoid a Workers' Comp Disaster
When you have been injured at work, you need to know whether your employer will honor his obligation to provide you with workers’ compensation benefits. Some employers honestly care for their employees, and do what they can to help them… Read More
Signal in the City: Benefits and Consequences of Using Turn Signals
According to the Society of Automotive Engineers, the improper use of turn signals causes more accidents than texting. A 2012 field study found that blinker neglect is responsible for almost double the number of accidents as driving while texting. The… Read More