NEWMAN | WILLIAMS partner, Jerry Geiger, has a Twitter Feed on legal issues relating to cars, motorcycles, bicycles and pretty much anything on wheels. Jerry handles vehicle accident litigation throughout eastern Pennsylvania but loves following the latest tech on automobiles, self-driving vehicles, and electric vehicles (including e-bikes). When Jerry isn’t in the office, he enjoys…

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…

  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…