Wrongful Death

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  • Big Rig Fatal Injury Crash Caused by Truck Driver

    || 28-Feb-2014

    On January 13, a fiery crash involving a car and big rig led to the death of Daniel Murphy of Allentown. It was reported that Mr. Murphy had stopped in the toll lane near Morgan Hill Road when a tractor trailer plowed into his vehicle, pushing both vehicles through the tollbooth and into an embankment, where the vehicles burst into flames. Mr. Murphy's vehicle was stuck under the big rig, and ...
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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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  • Collision on I-95 Leaves 1 Dead and 1 in Critical Condition

    || 11-Jul-2013

    Tinicum Township – On Saturday, July 6th, a collision on the I-95 left one man dead and another in critical condition. According to police, a 67-year-old man from Boyertown was driving a 2008 Chrysler 300 around 4:30 a.m. southbound on the right shoulder in Tinicum Township, Delaware County. As the man was driving the Chrysler, a 26-year-old man from Broomall was driving a 2013 BMW 335i in ...
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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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  • 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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  • In Sewickley, Pennsylvania over two years ago a man was killed by what is believed to be a work site accident. Jack Hogan, 31, was working at the Sewickley Wastewater Treatment Plant when he inhaled too much methane gas which led to a 21 foot drop to his death. The medical coroner who examined this young man’s body determined that his death was caused by blunt force trauma, likely because of ...
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  • Hit and Run and Uninsured Motor Vehicle Accidents

    || 5-Sep-2011

    If you or a loved one is injured in a motor vehicle accident that is caused by a hit and run driver that flees the scene before you can obtain their information or by a driver that is uninsured, you may still have a remedy to obtain compensation for your injuries. In Pennsylvania, all automobile insurance policies offer as an option uninsured motorist (UM) coverage for an amount up to the ...
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