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November 2017 Archives

What dangers do you face as you enjoy a ride on your motorcycle?

Perhaps you bought a motorcycle so that you could ride the open road with friends, enjoy the wind in your hair and watch the beautiful Pennsylvania countryside go by as you ride, along with enjoying the freedom that comes with owning one. Even as you are aware of the joys that riding can bring you, you may also be keenly aware of the dangers.

Liability for damages from hit-and-run accidents

Motorists in Berks County who negligently injure others may be required to pay compensation to their victims. Negligence may be found when a defendant breaches a duty he or she owed to the victim. There are a number of bad acts that could be determined to breach a duty to a victim. One of these is the act of improperly leaving the scene of a car accident. This is often called a hit and run.

What to do right after a car accident

A car accident can be a very confusing, even traumatic experience for a Berks County resident. Even if a person hasn't suffered any obvious injuries, it can be hard to deal with. And if a person has been injured, it is that much more challenging. How does one help the injured while taking care of oneself and fulfilling one's legal responsibilities? This blog post will discuss this in a little more detail.

We have a solid record of success with medical malpractice cases

Medical malpractice is the legal term for when a medical professional commits a harmful act of professional negligence against a patient. One way to seek resolution in a medical malpractice case is to file a claim against the medical professional believed to be liable. Many patients, in an effort to resolve the matter expeditiously, may choose to seek resolution in other ways first.

The settlement of a car accident claim: pros and cons

When a Berks County resident suffers injury in a car accident and the injury is due to the fault of another party, there are a number of ways that the situation could be resolved. If the parties do not agree on the amount of damages that the responsible party should pay, the situation could be resolved either with a trial or with some other form of dispute resolution. Alternatively, the parties could negotiate with each other the amount of damages that should be paid. If the parties reach an agreement on this issue, it is called a settlement. This blog post will discuss settlements in a little more detail.

Did a work-related accident leave you with brain injuries?

Suffering from a severe injury can result in your facing many difficulties. In some cases, the injuries are not permanent, and after recovery, individuals can go back to living their lives as they did before. However, you may not have been so lucky. If you suffered a traumatic brain injury while on the job, you may know that your life will never be the same.

What damages may be available in a wrongful death suit?

Whenever a person in Pennsylvania is killed as the result of the wrongful act of another, it may be possible for the victim's family to recover from the responsible party by means of a wrongful death lawsuit. Wrongful death suits are a relatively recent development. Before the Keystone State enacted its Wrongful Death Act and its Survival Act, survivors had a difficult time recovering for the loss of their loved ones. The Wrongful Death Act and the Survival Act lay out the kinds of damages that may be available in a wrongful death suit. This blog post will give a brief rundown of these possible damages.

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