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Philadelphia Personal Injury Blog

On behalf of content On Wednesday, June 26, 2024.

Ultimately, it’s your decision whether legal representation will benefit you after a motorcycle crash. You can weigh the pros and cons like you do when contemplating if it’s worth going to a doctor when you’re ill. However, just as a doctor will give you the most informed opinion on diagnosis and treatment, a lawyer will […]

On behalf of content On Tuesday, June 25, 2024.

Accidents can result from the negligent and reckless actions of both pedestrians and drivers. External elements outside of a person’s control, such as weather conditions, can also cause these incidents. When you have sustained injuries as a pedestrian, you can trust the expertise of the lawyers at Soloff & Zervanos to help you recover. Regardless […]

On behalf of content On Monday, June 24, 2024.

When you incur injuries following a truck accident, you can start a lawsuit by filing a complaint with the Court of Commons Pleas in the county where the incident occurred. However, there are rules of civil procedure to which a filing must conform. These standards mandate the proper forms, sequence of legal actions, and other […]

On behalf of content On Friday, June 21, 2024.

Personal injuries and property damage often result from bicycle accidents. These constitute compensable damages under Pennsylvania law. However, the circumstances of a particular bike crash dictate whether you can bring a civil action or recover damages. When you are wondering if you can claim compensation for a bicycle accident under Pennsylvania law, call our law […]

On behalf of greg On Thursday, May 9, 2024.

The National Institute of Health acknowledges various causes of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), namely, falls, car collisions, sports injuries, and physical assaults. Research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that almost half of all TBIs stem from falls, though vehicle- and violence-related head injuries are also frequently documented causes. There are two […]

On behalf of greg On Wednesday, May 8, 2024.

Nationally, few car-wreck claims ever go to court. In Pennsylvania, there are two particular reasons why most auto-accident disputes never see the inside of a courtroom. First, Pennsylvania’s auto-insurance rules often result in car accident claims being resolved exclusively by and through insurance companies. Second, injured parties only have two years from the date of […]

On behalf of greg On Tuesday, April 30, 2024.

The law of Pennsylvania no longer follows the one-bite rule, which used to apply when a person sued the owner of a domesticated animal (often a dog) for bite injuries. In the past, the court required an injured person to prove the dog’s owner had, or should have had, knowledge of the dog biting someone […]

On behalf of greg On Monday, April 29, 2024.

In the aftermath of a hit and run accident, you may feel overwhelmed. There are steps you can take to protect yourself and others. Here are 7 hit and run auto accident tips for Pennsylvania drivers to consider: 1. Stop as Soon as the Hit and Run Occurs Drivers are required to stop immediately after […]

On behalf of greg On Wednesday, April 10, 2024.

In addition to things like incarceration, fines paid to the government, probation, and community service, criminal courts in Pennsylvania can also order people convicted of certain crimes to pay restitution. Unlike other sanctions, which are meant specifically to punish the defendant for their actions, the purpose of restitution is to help people negatively impacted by […]

On behalf of greg On Thursday, April 4, 2024.

If you have been physically hurt or suffered financial harm due to a criminal act, you likely have grounds to file a civil suit against the person who committed the crime against you. However, achieving a positive result from this sort of claim can be difficult without thorough information about the crime that led to […]