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Features of Auto Insurance Policies

Basic Features of Auto Insurance Policies

When a car accident happens, victims are typically compensated for their losses by the other at-fault driver’s auto insurance policy. Polices of auto insurance can be complicated and are sometimes difficult for …

Personal Injury Arbitration

Personal Injury Arbitration in Pennsylvania

Personal injury arbitration in Pennsylvania serves as an alternative to trial and can sometimes help parties efficiently resolve disputes. There are two main types of civil arbitration: compulsory and contractual arbitration. Compulsory …

Proving Notice

Proving Notice in a Premises Case

Each year, thousands of people are seriously injured as the result of defective conditions on property. Such conditions include broken sidewalks and walkways, deteriorated steps and staircases, wet floors, and icy parking lots, among many others. In …

Deposition

Giving Deposition Testimony

In most personal injury cases, it is necessary for the plaintiff (as well as other parties) to testify at a deposition. A deposition is simply a question and answer session …

Economic Damages

Economic Damages vs. Non-economic Damages

There are two main components of each injury case: liability and damages. The liability portion of the case involves proving that the defendant is legally at-fault for the plaintiff’s injuries, while the …

Personal Injury Case

Overview of a Personal Injury Case

Many people who hire a personal injury lawyer are relatively unfamiliar with the civil justice system and have questions about the litigation process. Here is a brief overview of a typical …

Limited Tort

Limited Tort vs Full Tort in Pennsylvania

When Pennsylvania motorists purchase car insurance, they are presented with a choice: whether to select full tort or limited tort auto insurance. Full tort car insurance gives customers full access …

Personal Injury Lawyer: Briefcase

Why Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Accident victims, especially those involved in car accidents, are sometimes unsure whether it is appropriate to hire a personal injury lawyer. People who have never used a lawyer before understandably have …

Civil Cases

Criminal vs Civil Cases: The Basics

Philadelphia occupies the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania. In Philadelphia, civil cases are handled at City Hall, while criminal cases are disposed of at the Criminal Justice Center a couple blocks …