Route 80 Injuries While traveling on Route 80 in Smithfield Township, Monroe County, a chunk of ice flew off a tractor trailer. It crashed into the windshield of a car, severely injuring the passenger. The truck driver did not stop and the State Police will not likely be able to identify him. In fact, because…

If you were in a car or motorcycle accident, you will have questions about who pays your bills, dealing with the other driver’s insurance company, car rental questions, getting fired from your job because you can’t return to work, and on and on…. In other words, lots of questions you never wanted to ask but…

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court let stand a Superior court ruling that motorists are entitled to “stacked” uninsured/underinsured (UM/UIM) coverage when their insurance company fails to have the motorist sign stacking waivers for newly added cars. This may be “Latin” to many but let me explain why you should be happy with this decision. Stacking Defined…

Sadly, pedestrian accidents are far too common in the United States. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that in 2015, more than 5,000 pedestrians died in traffic crashes in the United States and that a pedestrian is killed every 1.6 hours. Almost 129,000 pedestrians were treated for non-fatal crash-related injuries that year. Although cities…

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,…