Most cases settle out of court, which means the parties involved don’t have to go to trial. Nonetheless, this doesn’t mean your settlement is fair. Commonly, the plaintiff receiving the offer settles for less than they actually deserve. Still, under certain circumstances, the defendant pays a premium to settle the case. So, how do you know when to settle? The short answer is: Speak to a skilled Bethlehem accident attorney to find out if you’ve received a good settlement offer.
If you’ve suffered a personal injury caused by a car or truck accident, an accident caused by unsafe conditions on someone else’s property, a manufacturer’s defective product, a construction accident, an animal attack, or a pedestrian, bicycle, or motorcycle accident, you’ll likely be dealing with an insurance company that is obligated to pay for your damages.
In today’s society, it’s second nature to share your life with family and friends using social media. Nonetheless, social media users who have a pending personal injury claim have to refrain from sharing any details regarding their claim and exercise extreme caution in general. Sharing your profile information, comments, posts, pictures, and videos on social media can undermine your claim by giving opposing counsel information that they can, and will, use against you. If you or a loved one have suffered an injury or serious injury in Pennsylvania, contact an Allentown personal injury lawyer at Drake, Hileman & Davis before posting anything on social media.
There are very few, if any, more tragic circumstances than the loss of a minor child. When a child dies because of someone’s negligence, the law recognizes that parents have a claim to recover for the child’s wrongful death. If you have lost a child due to some other person or entity’s behavior, contact a Stroudsburg wrongful death lawyer at Drake, Hileman & Davis for help. We understand that you are experiencing indescribable suffering and will handle your wrongful death claim with compassion, respect, and effectiveness.
Paralysis is the loss or impairment of voluntary movement in a body part, most often caused by a problem somewhere along the chain of nerve cells that deliver the signals from your brain to the body part muscles that tells them to move. If you or a loved one have suffered a paralyzing injury due to someone else’s negligence or intentional wrongful act, let an Easton personal injury lawyer at Drake, Hileman & Davis help.
If you have injured your back, it can be a disheartening and debilitating challenge to overcome. Nonetheless, with some simple lifestyle changes, plenty of rest, and competent medical care, you can substantially increase your odds of a full recovery. If your back pain persists and does not at least start to get better within a few days, it’s best to see a healthcare professional for advice on how to proceed.
Back injuries are a common result of many automobile accidents. During a collision, the forces in play are powerful indeed, and your back is comparatively not nearly as strong. Injuries to the back’s bones, joints, connective tissue, muscles, and/or nerves can cause pain and severe discomfort.
For many people, especially newer drivers, driving can be a fun experience. Rolling down the highway, listening to music, and turning your thoughts away from any personal difficulties, can be an exhilarating and liberating experience. However, all of this disappears in an instant if you’re unfortunate enough to be involved in an automobile or motorcycle accident. If you’ve been in a collision, you probably have many questions, especially if you’ve been injured or have property damage.
Workers’ compensation in Pennsylvania, like all states, is typically referred to as a worker’s sole or exclusive remedy for workplace injuries, including slip and falls. However, workers’ comp claims do not allow for the recovery of many types of damages available in a slip and fall lawsuit.
If you have been hurt due to someone else’s negligent or wrongful intentional conduct, you’re probably wondering just how much compensation you can recover for pain and suffering. Pain and suffering is a term used to refer to the compensation you may recover for the physical or emotional distress resulting from an injury.