Closeup of a black and white personal injury case claim form, titled Personal Injury Claims, with a red colored pencil above the title, posing the question, What is personal injury on Philadelphia, PA?

Personal injury is an area of Tort Law – an area of law that deals with an act or omission that causes harm or loss to another. If you’re asking what is personal injury, it refers to a case and lawsuit brought by an injured person against the person (or corporation) that directly or indirectly…

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How Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable in PA and NJ? Tax season is here, and you might be wondering, Are personal injury settlements taxable in PA and NJ? The answer is yes and no. Money that is received in a court settlement is usually considered income and is therefore taxable. However, personal injury settlements are…

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Is It Possible To Reopen A Personal Injury Case? The answer to this question is ultimately going to depend on the unique factors pertaining to your case and overall settlement terms. In general, it isn’t possible to reopen an injury claim after a settlement or judgment has been officially negotiated upon by all parties and…

  • December 13, 2019
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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
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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
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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…