Aug 272013

Under tort law in Pennsylvania, a spouse has a separate right to recover in an accident lawsuit such as a car or motorcycle accident case. Known as a “loss of consortium claim,” this type of legal claim is based upon the harm to the relationship between the injured plaintiff and the spouse. The law recognizes

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Feb 092013

Many people who contemplate bringing an accident and injury lawsuit in Philadelphia often want to know what is involved in the process, how long the case will take and what the eventual outcome will be. Accident and injury lawsuits in Philadelphia are often resolved short of a trial. Only a small percentage of cases will

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Feb 072013

Accident or injury cases in Philadelphia are relatively short compared to cases filed in other counties like Montgomery County or Delaware County. Due to the high volume of cases in Philadelphia, most accident and injury cases will be assigned to the short (“Expedited”) or medium (“Standard”) time schedule or track. Only cases involving multiple parties

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Feb 032013

Before an accident/injury lawsuit like a motorcycle accident or slip and fall accident is filed, there is much investigation which must be done. The lawyer must understand how the accident occurred and what the nature and extent of the injuries and damages are. The investigation may be time consuming, especially if there are serious injuries

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Aug 212012

Motorcycle accident lawsuits often boil down to an issue of damages. Drivers and other parties who cause motorcycle accidents are usually represented by lawyers provided to them by their car insurance companies. Car insurance companies use the same tactics when defending a car, truck or motorcycle accident case – downplay the damages. Motorcycle riders often

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Aug 112012

If not fatal, motorcycle accidents often leave riders with serious, life-changing injuries, such as disfigurement, scarring, broken bones, spine injuries, and head/brain injuries. These kinds of injuries necessitate significant medical treatment and bills. In addition jobs may be lost or at the very least, a rider may lose weeks or months of wages. Litigation and

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