• October 19, 2021
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A cluttered desk with a big, dark colored binder labeled insurance, positing the question, What is personal injury insurance in Philadelphia and PA?

Many jurisdictions force all motorists to purchase automobile liability insurance. Liability insurance provides financial protection if you are ever at fault in an automobile accident and cause personal injury to another party. So, what is personal injury insurance, and what is it for? The Philadelphia personal injury lawyers at Mattiacci Law, LLC can help you…

  • October 12, 2021
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A man in a suit touching a cyber, chi, transparent blue lock made of lines tat look like a circuit board, positing the question, What is additional personal injury protection in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania?

Many jurisdictions require citizens who operate motor vehicles to purchase automobile liability insurance so that injured automobile accident victims can be financially compensated. Operators of motor vehicles typically must have minimum policy limits, but that may not be enough in the long run. What is additional personal injury protection in Philadelphia and PA? More protection…

  • October 05, 2021
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A female lawyer with a pen in her hand, writing on a page in a large binder is blurry in the background. In the foreground the top of the binder and papers is seen with a white square block with red % signs on all side on top of it, positing the question, What percentage of personal injury cases go to trial in Philadelphia PA?

The vast majority of personal injury cases are settled out of court. So, what percentage of personal injury cases go to trial? Approximately 5% of all civil cases proceed to trial. This means that almost all of the personal injury cases in the United States are resolved through settlement negotiations. Alternative Dispute Resolution Alternative dispute…

  • September 21, 2021
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Personal injury law is specifically designed to protect people when they or their property get injured or otherwise damaged because of another individual or entity’s intentional or negligent, or reckless actions. If your wondering how does personal injury law work, read on about your rights as an individual when you are injured. In a successful…

A red hatchback style toy car under a glass dome against a gray background, positing the question, Do I Need Personal Injury Protection Car Insurance in Philadelphia?

All people who own and drive a vehicle in Pennsylvania are required under law to carry specific minimum amounts of auto insurance coverage on their vehicle. Because Pennsylvania follows the no-fault auto insurance system, besides liability insurance, all drivers must also carry medical benefits coverage, also called personal injury protection insurance. This means that yes—you…

  • September 07, 2021
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A white piece of paper is a form with ACCEPTED stamped on it in red while a gold-tipped pen is signing in blue ink, positing the question, Should I accept a personal injury offer in Philadelphia?

If you sustained serious injuries in an accident due to someone else’s negligent or reckless actions, and try to deal with the personal injury claim on your own, expect to deal with the liable party’s insurance provider. Should I accept a personal injury settlement is a question to ask yourself after you know how insurance…

  • August 24, 2021
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A graphic set against a background of 100 dollar bills, with a gold dollar sign in the middle and two arrows, one red pointing down, and one green pointing up, posing the question, does personal injury compensation affect benefits in Philadelphia?

The main idea behind the personal injury legal system is to compensate injured victims for losses that they have incurred due to another’s negligence. Unfortunately, sometimes compensation affects benefits like Medicare, Medicaid, SSI, and SSDI. If you receive any of these benefit, you may be asking, Does personal injury compensation affect benefits in Philadelphia? Injured…

  • August 17, 2021
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A graphic of transparent circles with images of graphs, dollar signs, etc. and one larger main circular graphic with a white icon of a Greek temple that says IRS in the middle. In the bluish grey background is a photo of a business man and woman, with the man seeming to touch the circles in the foreground, posing the question, Can the IRS take my personal injury settlement.

If you have back taxes, yes—the IRS MIGHT take a portion of your personal injury settlement. If the IRS already has a lien on your personal property, it could potentially take your settlement as payment for your unpaid taxes behind that federal tax lien if you deposit the compensation into your bank account. Likewise, even…

  • August 10, 2021
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A white paper titled CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS with dollar bills placed on a light-grained wood desk, posing the question, Can Child Support Be Taken from a Personal Injury Settlement in Philadelphia?

If you get hurt in an accident due to someone else’s negligent actions, you may be legally entitled to recover compensation to cover your medical expenses and other losses due to your injury. This is the basic premise of a personal injury settlement. If you receive compensation and have not paid child support, you may…

  • August 03, 2021
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Two fingers are turning a backlit black knob with the word TAX on it from high to low, posing the question, Are Personal Injury Claims Taxable in Philadelphia?

If you have suffered serious injuries in an accident, whether in a slip and fall accident, auto accident, or some other kind of incident that resulted in personal injuries, you may be wondering whether you’ll settle your case or take it all the way to trial. Broadly speaking, between 95% and 96% of personal injury…