Personal Injury

Recent Posts in Personal Injury Category

  • Understanding Maximum Medical Improvement

    || 27-Oct-2015

    Following an accident that results in injury, victims and their loved ones usually want to pursue compensation from the responsible parties as soon as possible. With many injuries, swift action can be called for, but in other circumstances-- particularly when catastrophic injuries occur-- filing a claim too soon can actually be detrimental to obtaining proper relief. In these more serious cases, a ...
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  • Student Viciously Attacked in Northeast Philadelphia

    || 17-Feb-2014

    A student was attacked in Northeast Philadelphia, suffering a severe beating. Another student took video of the attack, and later posted it on Facebook. The police got involved and through the Facebook posting, were able to identify the attackers, who now face criminal charges for assault. The young man who took the video is heard laughing throughout the assault. It took only about 2 hours to ...
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  • 5 Gym-goers Taken to Hospital after Chlorine Exposure

    || 24-Jul-2013

    Northeast Philadelphia – Action News reported that five gym-goers had to be taken to the hospital after being exposed to chlorine at an LA Fitness in Northeast Philadelphia. According to officials, the preliminary findings were indicating that there was too much chlorine in the gym's pool. All five of the people that were exposed were transported to local hospitals by ambulance. Local ...
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  • Car Accident Kills Child Walking on Sidewalk

    || 17-Jul-2013

    Chester, PA – Three young boys were walking along a sidewalk when out of nowhere, two vehicles came careening directly towards the trio, striking two of the young pedestrians. The collision that began in the street, poured into the sidewalk, injuring one of the boys and killing another; the third boy walked away unharmed. One boy was released from the hospital, but not without wounds from ...
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  • If you were injured in a motor vehicle accident in Pennsylvania, your lost wages may be payable by several automobile Insurance policies. To determine which automobile insurance policy may be responsible to pay your lost wages arising out of a motor vehicle accident, click here. If you are eligible to obtain first party "Income Loss Benefits" pursuant to 75 Pa.C.S. § 1712(2) based ...
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  • Who Pays Your Lost Wages for Lost Income Arising out of a Motor Vehicle Accident

    || 21-May-2013

    The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania requires all Pennsylvania automobile insurance policies to offer as an option, Income Loss Benefits (lost wages) for motor vehicle accidents taking place in Pennsylvania. However, because this is optional coverage and not required coverage, you may or may not be eligible for this coverage. Also, please note that Income Loss Benefits are not based on who negligently ...
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  • Thomas J. Murphy Receives 3 Client Testimonials in Same Month!

    || 16-May-2013

    When you have been injured in an accident as a result of someone else's negligent behavior, you deserve to be fully compensation for all of your economic and non-economic losses. However, without a highly competent and experienced personal injury attorney by your side, your experience can result in a greatly diminished settlement that does not reflect the true value of your losses. When this ...
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  • Time Limit to Seek Underinsured/Uninsured Motorist Benefits

    || 15-May-2013

    If you were injured in a car accident caused by a negligent driver who does not have sufficient automobile liability insurance ( underinsured motorist ) or has no insurance ( uninsured motorist ) to pay your claims for bodily injury (pain and suffering), excess medical bills and excess lost wages, you may have several automobile insurance policies available to you to seek payment of your Benefits. ...
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  • If you or someone you know is injured in a motor vehicle accident in Pennsylvania, while a vehicle occupant or a pedestrian or on a bicycle, due to the negligence of another, you may have the right to seek compensation for your bodily injuries, excess lost wages and excess medical bills. In Pennsylvania, with regard to your bodily injuries, you must first determine your tort status, i.e. whether ...
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  • The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania requires all Pennsylvania automobile insurance policies to offer as an option, Income Loss Benefits (lost wages) for motor vehicle accidents taking place in Pennsylvania. However, because this is optional coverage and not required coverage, you may or may not be eligible for this coverage. Also, please note that Income Loss Benefits are not based on who negligently ...
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  • If you or someone you know are injured in a motor vehicle accident while an occupant of a motor vehicle or as a pedestrian or on a bicycle, due to a negligent driver, then you have the right to seek compensation for your personal injuries, which consist of your bodily injuries, medical expenses and lost wages, from the negligent driver's automobile insurance company. However, do in part to the ...
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  • If you or someone you know is injured in a motor vehicle accident in Pennsylvania, while a vehicle occupant or a pedestrian or on a bicycle, you may have the right to seek compensation for your bodily injuries, lost wages and excess medical bills, which collectively are known as a personal injury claim. To obtain compensation for your personal injury claim, you must prove the negligence of the ...
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  • Springfield Hit and Run Leads to Victim's Death

    || 13-Mar-2013

    Springfield – An Upper Darby man has been charged in the death of a man arising from a hit and run accident that occurred in the early morning hours on North State Road on July 4th, 2012. The 29-year-old defendant appeared before Magisterial District Judge Anthony Scanlon; he waived his preliminary hearing and agreed to a straight waiver. According to police, the defendant was the driver of ...
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  • Jury Selection Begins in Philadelphia Abortion Murder Trial

    || 8-Mar-2013

    Philadelphia – On Monday, March 4, 2013, jury selection began for the trial of a Philadelphia abortion doctor that has been charged with killing one patient and seven babies purportedly born alive. The 72-year-old defendant, Dr. Kermit Gosnell has been charged with third-degree murder in one woman's 2009 case involving a botched abortion. Dr. Gosnell is also facing the death penalty if ...
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  • If you or someone you know is injured in a motor vehicle accident in Pennsylvania, while a vehicle occupant or a pedestrian or on a bicycle, your medical bills must be paid by automobile Insurance, not health insurance. After the applicable automobile insurance policy's medical benefits have been exhausted, then your health insurance will pay any excess medical bills that are still ...
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  • If you or someone you know slip and fall due to snow, ice, liquid or other slippery condition, you may be able to seek compensation for your injuries, medical bills and lost wages from the liability insurance company that insures the business or individual that is responsible to inspect and maintain the location where you fell. Your claim for compensation for your physical injuries, medical bills ...
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  • What To Do If You Suspect You Have a Foodborne Illness

    || 31-Dec-2012

    When it comes to food, proper storage, standard preparation techniques and the utmost care must be taken in order to help protect and prevent people from falling victim to food poisoning/food borne illnesses. Unfortunately food poisoning can occur whether you are at a party, at a fancy restaurant, in a local deli, or at someone's home for dinner. For example, when someone cuts raw meat on the ...
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  • Slip and Falls on Entirely Natural Accumulations of Snow or Ice

    || 26-Nov-2012

    To prevail on a personal injury claim arising out of a slip and fall on snow or ice, the injured person must prove that the person or business entity responsible to maintain the property was negligent. Negligence is breaching a duty owed to someone. To prove negligence, you must prove that the person or business entity responsible to maintain the property had a duty to remove the slippery snow or ...
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  • How Are You Able to Recover Lost Wages Arising Out of a Motor Vehicle Accident

    || 1-Oct-2012

    If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident in Pennsylvania and incur lost wages as a result of your injuries, you have two separate sources from which to possibly recover your lost wages. The first source is referred to as first party benefits, and possibly allows you to recover your lost wages under an automobile insurance policy that you are insured under. This source is referred to as first ...
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  • Sometimes when a person is injured in a motor vehicle accident, slip and fall or trip and fall, they can pursue a claim for personal injuries, known as pain and suffering, if their injuries were caused by the negligence of another person or business. Sometimes when a person is injured in a motor vehicle accident, slip and fall or trip and fall, they can pursue a worker's compensation claim for ...
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  • In Pennsylvania, every owner of a registered motor vehicle must obtain automobile insurance on their vehicle pursuant to 75 Pa. C.S. § 1701 et. seq. In 1990 the law was changed to enable vehicle owners to have a choice between the standard automobile insurance policy and a cheaper, less expensive automobile insurance policy. These two types of policies are known as a "full tort" ...
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  • All over the news and commercials, viewers are hearing of the latest new car models that provide the highest levels of safety around. New steels that can protect the passengers from new levels of accidents and impacts that are unheard of, airbags that have less of a head and chest trauma when deployed. All these additions sound great, so why is there a growing concern with car safety still? The ...
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  • In Pennsylvania, every owner of a registered motor vehicle must obtain automobile insurance on their vehicle pursuant to 75 Pa. C.S. § 1701 et. seq. In 1990 the law was changed to enable vehicle owners to have a choice between the standard automobile insurance policy and a cheaper, less expensive automobile insurance policy. These two types of policies are known as a "full tort" ...
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  • In Pennsylvania, every owner of a registered motor vehicle must obtain automobile insurance on their vehicle pursuant to 75 Pa. C.S. § 1701 et. seq. In 1990 the law was changed to enable vehicle owners to have a choice between the standard automobile insurance policy and a cheaper, less expensive automobile insurance policy. These two types of policies are known as a "full tort" ...
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  • In Pennsylvania, every owner of a registered motor vehicle must obtain automobile insurance on their vehicle pursuant to 75 Pa. C.S. § 1701 et. seq. In 1990 the law was changed to enable vehicle owners to have a choice between the standard automobile insurance policy and a cheaper, less expensive automobile insurance policy. These two types of policies are known as a "full tort" ...
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