• December 13, 2019
  • Blog
Can an Undocumented Immigrant Sue for Personal Injury?

Many undocumented immigrants feel helpless when they’ve sustained any kind of accident injury. Fears of deportation and arrest may stop undocumented immigrants from filing personal injury claims. These individuals than suffer in silence while the negligent individuals who hurt them escape responsibility. There are over 12 million undocumented immigrants currently living in the United States….

  • October 26, 2019
  • Blog
PA Bicycle Laws

This page entails an overview of Pennsylvania’s bicycle laws and what cyclists need to know about. All cyclists should have a comprehensive understanding of the rules of the road and their personal responsibilities while traveling throughout Pennsylvania. This knowledge can help people avoid tickets, fines, and potentially severe accidents. On this page, we are going…

  • October 23, 2019
  • Blog
Burn Injuries After a Car Accident

Here we’ll discuss the common types of burn injuries that occur after car accidents, in addition to common complications, treatment plans, and what plaintiffs must do in these types of personal injury cases. There can be a multitude of injury types when someone is involved in a serious car accident. Injuries commonly include fractures, injuries…

Pennsylvania Pedestrian Laws

Like most states, Pennsylvania requires drivers to pass a written and practical test in order to obtain a driver’s license. Obviously, no such test is required to be a pedestrian — which may leave some people unfamiliar with our state’s many laws governing walking in and around traffic. Understanding these laws is important, particularly given…

Workers’ Compensation vs. Personal Injury Claims

Which is Right for Me and My Case? When you or a loved one sustains a workplace injury of any kind, it makes sense that you’ll have a ton of concerns about your physical and financial recovery. You may also wonder what is available for you and your family in terms of your monetary losses…

New Jersey Bicycle Laws

It is important to think about the “rules of the road” when it comes to biking. Many people just hop on their bikes and go. Yet New Jersey does have a fairly comprehensive set of laws regarding bicycling in our state — and each of these rules is designed to keep us safe. While biking…

Pennsylvania Scooter Laws

If you’ve visited Baltimore, Hoboken, New York City, Plainfield, Keyport, or Washington, D.C., you may have seen people zipping around on electric scooters. These scooters are a lot of fun, and are a low-cost way of getting around. So why don’t we have them in Pennsylvania? The answer is relatively straightforward: Pennsylvania law does not…

New Jersey Pedestrian Laws

Everything you need to know about the laws and your legal rights as a pedestrian, and driver, on the streets of New Jersey. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) consistently publishes pedestrian safety statistics. The NHTSA calculated that a pedestrian collision happens once every seven minutes. The number of pedestrian deaths per year equates…

  • September 06, 2019
  • Blog
3D Painted Crosswalks

According to the CDC, in 2016, 5,987 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes in the United States.  This averages to one crash-related pedestrian death every 1.5 hours.  Additionally, almost 129,000 pedestrians were treated in emergency departments for non-fatal crash-related injuries in 2015. Therefore, it is easy to understand that when an increasing number of cities…

  • June 07, 2016
  • Blog
Personal Jurisdiction Over A Foreign Defendant In Pennsylvania

Obtaining personal jurisdiction over a foreign defendant in Pennsylvania can be challenging. Defendants will often seek to dismiss a case at the outset if any argument can be made that the defendant does not maintain sufficient contacts with Pennsylvania to be haled into court there. Personal injury attorney John Mattiacci has extensive experience in defeating motions to…