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Much has been written about Pennsylvania’s Act 95, the new Powers of Attorney (POA) Law. The Estate Planning and Administration Bar has studied and commented at length regarding its revised Notice, Witness and other provisions. However, the new POA Statute also has a somewhat inexplicable provision, directly affecting commercial lenders. Most commercial loan notes in […]
Automobile accidents can happen to anyone at any time. If you are involved in an accident, it is important to do all of the following: 1. Get Help: Stay Calm and call an ambulance for anyone who is injured. If anyone is in need of medical attention or if any of the vehicles involved need […]
We represent injured people from all walks of life who have been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence. Whether you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, a trip or slip and fall accident, because of a defective product or due to medical malpractice, if you are harmed as a result of […]
I Have Been Injured By Another’s Negligence, How Long Do I Have To Make a Claim, and Does the Same Time Period Apply to a Minor?
In Pennsylvania, a statute of limitations exists which serves to limit the amount of time within which a person may bring a lawsuit. The Statute of Limitations for personal injury matters (automobile accidents, medical malpractice, slips and falls, dog bites and product liability claims) is typically expires two years from the date that another’s negligence […]
My Baby Has Cerebral Palsy or a Brain Injury. Is it Possible That Cerebral Palsy or Brain Injury in a Baby Resulted From Medical Negligence?
It is entirely possible that cerebral palsy or a brain injury which is present in a baby from the time of his or her birth is a consequence of medical malpractice or negligence in the process of delivery. Understanding the causes of a brain injury or cerebral palsy resulting from delivery requires a brief lesson […]
Large corporations are not the only businesses that may need to address breach of contract issues. Small companies also run the risk of other parties backing out of signed contracts, which can have significantly negative effects. An agreement you enter into with another party can be breached in several different ways. The other parties may […]
Studies have determined that one of seven (7) drivers in the United States may be uninsured, and one study in Philadelphia several years ago found that nearly one-half of motorists in Philadelphia were uninsured. When an uninsured driver is “at fault”, and causes another person injury, what are the options of the innocent injured party? […]
At the most basic level, the legal theory that justifies a medical malpractice claim is exactly the same as that involved in an automobile accident case: Just like the operator of a motor vehicle has a responsibility to other drivers to operate his or her automobile in a careful manner, a physician has a duty […]
When you want a divorce, you’ve got a variety of approaches to choose from ─ some more costly than others. While cost is not the only consideration, it’s a major one for most couples. Many marriages go on the rocks over financial stress and finances can remain hotly contested issues during divorce. Yet couples who […]
Perhaps somewhat illogically, your right to recover money for injuries which you sustain in an automobile accident in Pennsylvania depends to some degree on the choices that you make when purchasing your own automobile insurance. Because of this, it is very important that you understand your options when you purchase automobile insurance. If you purchase […]