Injured in a car or motorcycle accident? How do you know which lawyer is right for your case? From Delaware Water Gap to Mount Pocono and down Route 33 to Easton, you’ll probably see 2 dozen billboards advertising lawyers who fight for you. The lawyers typically have their arms crossed with stern looks on their…

We’re all trying to save some money and car insurance is expensive but a necessary evil. Is it worth it? I’m covered, right? Let’s say another driver rear-ends you at a stop sign or T-bones you and causes significant injury. You’re out of work for 6 months and may even need surgery. The other driver…

  If you have collision coverage and your car is damaged, what can you collect? After a brief period of mourning (I’m a car guy), here’s what I can tell you. Your insurance company is required to pay the amount necessary to return your car to the same condition it was in before being damaged….

Cars cost money.  But let’s face it, what choice do we have? It’s not practical to “uber” your way to work every day. It’s a necessary evil for most of us. We need to get to work, to drive our kids to soccer practice, and to shop for groceries. AAA published this infographic explaining the…

Motorcycle accidents always poses special problems for attorneys. Was the rider wearing a helmet? And does it even matter? Were road conditions a factor in causing the accident (potholes, chip & tar paving…)? Are we dealing with a jury that thinks all riders are daredevils? (Don’t get me started). How do we deal with the…

I’m writing this post both as a federal mediator and as an attorney for plaintiffs. Yes, I’m wearing two hats but in this case the two “hats” might be helpful to you. “We fight, we win!” Let’s say your attorney suggests you”mediate” your lawsuit.Whatever happened to “We fight for you”? That was on the billboard,…

What do you think about roundabouts in eastern Pennsylvania? Roundabouts are popping up all over Pennsylvania and despite their statistical safety improvements, many local drivers dread them because they haven’t had much experience with them. Plan to See More Roundabouts Locally Allentown and Easton have two prominent roundabouts in their City centers. Monroe County acquired…

In a recent study released by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, one-third of parents reported reading text messages while driving, one-fourth sent text messages and one-seventh used social media while driving children between the ages of 4 and 10. Bloomberg posted this graphic based on the…

We handle motorcycle cases quite differently than the average car case. Why? Cycles Behave Differently Unlike passenger cars, motorcycles are capable of rapid acceleration. They offer little protection to the rider during a collision and require special skills to be able to maneuver the bike effectively. Unlike a car, a motorcycle has separate front and…

We Have No Tolerance for Distracted Drivers–Save the Texting for Later Although many people know not to text while driving, it does not seem to have stopped them. It is a significant  public safety issue. I had a recent eye doctor appointment and, although there was a sign saying no cell phones, I sat with…