• July 22, 2021
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A man in a dark suit, white shirt, and striped grey tie hands money to a pair of receiving hands, posing the question, What is the average payout for a personal injury claim?

Figuring out how much money fairly represents your damages or losses following an accident could be immensely tough. There is no special formula you can use to calculate the right amount because every personal injury claim is different. This means that there’s really no answer to the question, What is the average payout for a…

  • July 08, 2021
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A hand holding a pair of binoculars on the far left is breaking through a bright yellow background as if it was paper, symbolizing how to find a personal injury lawyer in Philadelphia.

So you have decided to hire a personal injury lawyer for your case. This is a very smart move, but you need to make certain that you find a personal injury lawyer that’s right for you. Working with the right lawyer could really make a massive difference in terms of time and money, which makes…

  • July 01, 2021
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A black pen on top of a clipboard with a form titled STATMENT OF PERSONAL INJURY - PARTY LIABILITY, representing how to file a personal injury lawsuit in Philadelphia.

After getting into an accident and getting injured in Philadelphia, you’re probably wondering how to file a personal injury lawsuit. The specifics of where and how you should file your lawsuit will depend on the extent and exact nature of your damages or losses, and if the accident occurred due to another person’s negligence. Where…

  • June 22, 2021
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A light grained wood desk with a magnifying glass, pens, a stamp, binder clips, a dark wood and gold block and gavel, and a brown piece of paper with the word SETTLEMENT written in red, capital letters. The scene poses the question, What is the average settlement for a personal injury case in Philadelphia?

If you are planning to file a personal injury claim after you’ve sustained serious injuries due to another party’s negligent actions, you’re probably thinking about how much your settlement is worth. Pursuing compensation for your injuries is mainly about justice, but it’s likewise about the money you can use for your losses. There’s generally no…

  • June 15, 2021
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A wooden gavel with a gold accent is hitting a block placed on a table covered in 50 and 100 dollar bills, posing the question, How Much Do Personal Injury Lawyers Charge in Philadelphia?

If you were seriously injured, whether in a slip and fall, car crash, or some other accident, you’re probably facing substantial medical expenses. Many people just assume they can’t afford a lawyer and don’t even want to ask the question: How much do personal injury lawyers charge? Unfortunately for many injured victims, the cost is…

  • June 09, 2021
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A medium wood color gavel with a gold accent and block with the word DEPOSITION in gold resting on the block, posing the question, Do Personal Injury Cases Settle After Deposition in Philadelphia?

There are plenty of factors that could contribute to whether personal injury cases would settle following depositions. In general, a case could settle at any stage in the case based on how both parties present the circumstances and facts surrounding the case. The answer to whether or not personal injury cases settle after deposition depends…

  • June 01, 2021
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A man and woman couple smiling while the man shakes the hand of a lawyer, who's back can be seen, posing the question, What does a personal injury lawyer do in Philadephia?

Unfortunately, many people get injured in Philadelphia daily in a wide variety of ways. More often than not, when injuries, or death from severe injuries, occur, it isn’t because of the injured or deceased individual’s fault. So what does a personal injury lawyer do to protect the injured? During these situations, injured parties can seek…

With a cerulean blue background, a hand on the left holding a bright red umbrella sideways as a black ball hanging on a chain breaks as it hits the umbrella, posing the question, What does personal injury protection cover in Philadelphia?

Personal injury protection (PIP) is a form of no-fault insurance that will help cover expenses like medical bills, lost wages, and funeral costs after a car accident, no matter who was at fault in the accident.  You may or may not want to buy personal injury protection, depending on what else your automobile policy covers…

Closeup of an old-time style brass key sitting on top of a black keyboard, with a red key labeled LEGAL FEE in white, placed where the ENTER key should be, posing the question, What percentage do lawyers take for personal injury services in Philadelphia?

Unlike many other lawsuits, attorneys in personal injury cases are most often paid through a contingency fee agreement.  If you’re asking what percentage do lawyers take for personal injury services, the answer is they usually receive 33-55% of the award as payment fees. In these cases, the person filing the claim (the plaintiff) agrees to…

A coffee cup, purple and clear pen, and purple pen cap placed next to a yellow paper tablet that reads PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS, posing the question, What is a personal injury claim in Philadelphia?

Like all so-called “tort” claims, a personal injury claim is based on two issues:  who was liable and what damages the injured party sustains. If you’re asking what is a personal injury claim, a significant percentage of personal injury claims arise out of car accidents, but there are many other types. There will be a…