On November 26, 2016, the Pennsylvania Superior Court decided an important case, Del Peilago v. Orwig, finding that two Spanish speaking car accident victims may have been tricked into signing a Release giving up their injury claims for minimal compensation because of the unfair tactics of a predatory car insurance adjuster. What Happened in the Car…

It has become commonplace for defense attorneys and insurance companies to investigate an injured person’s Facebook and other social media sites during Personal Injury Litigation.  The goal, to find posts that are inconsistent with the person’s injury claims to use against them in court. Because of this, it’s important for plaintiffs to be mindful about…

If you are injured while working in Pennsylvania, Workers’ Compensation insurance will pay your medical bills and part of your lost wages. In turn, your employer has a right of Subrogation which requires you to reimburse the employer for the payment of those medical bills and lost wages in the event that you pursue legal…

What are your legal rights if you are injured in a car accident in Pennsylvania caused by a family member?  It’s a question you might not even ask, thinking that you would have no claims because the accident was caused by a relative.   It’s so awkward to even think about making a claim against…

The United States Attorney’s office in Detroit, Michigan has announced that Takata, the Japanese manfacturer of millions of airbags in cars sold in the U.S., has pled guilty to Wire Fraud in connection with a conspiracy amongst its executives to falsify test results showing that the airbags could explode and cause injury or death to…

In the Philadelphia case of Bialec v. AIG, a Pennsylvania court found in favor of an injured driver of his employer’s vehicle by ruling that his employer’s cancellation of Underinsured Motorist Coverage (UIM) was invalid because the employer had not given the employee prior notice of the change.  This was a significant vicory for injured…

Wondering what to do if you’ve been injured in a Pennsylvania Car Accident?  Well, here are Three Worst Things To Do After a Pennsylvania Car Accident from Pennsylvania Car Accident Lawyer Tim Rayne. Don’t talk to the Car Insurance Adjuster for the other Insurance Company After a Pennsylvania Car Accident After you’ve been injured in…

Having a Pennsylvania Car Accident Lawyer who is ready to take a case to trial can result in a fair car insurance settlement. Why Wouldn’t Allstate and Progressive Settle? It didn’t make sense.  Why wouldn’t the car insurance companies (Progressive and Allstate) offer a fair settlement after a rear-end car accident? My client was hurt in…

When you buy car insurance in Pennsylvania you are required to choose Full Tort or Limited Tort.  The difference between the two is not well understood and usually poorly explained by car insurance agents.  Simply put, with Limited Tort, your rights to compensation after a car accident are usually limited.  But, sometimes luck can prevent…

Pennsylvania is a No-Fault state for payment of medical bills after a car accident.  What that means is that, regardless of who was at fault for causing the car accident, everyone’s medical bills will get paid by their own insurance company. When you buy car insurance in Pennsylvania, you choose how much Medical Coverage you…

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