• July 18, 2022
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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…

  • July 08, 2022
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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.Filing an Injury Claim?Get a Free Quote on Our Fees NameEmail PhoneQuick Accident Description…

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?Filing an Injury Claim?Get a Free Quote on Our Fees…

  • June 18, 2022
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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…

  • June 01, 2022
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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…

Philadelphia personal injury lawyer

In order for someone to be successful in any type of legal proceeding, they need good counsel and support. Philadelphia personal injury lawyers provide this by helping their clients file claims quickly, accurately, and with confidence that all laws have been followed properly. Filing an Injury Claim?Get a Free Quote on Our Fees NameEmail PhoneQuick Accident…

Philadelphia injury lawyer

Normally, when you’re in a situation that requires a Philadelphia injury lawyer, it’s probably pretty stressful. You could be severely injured and may even still be hospitalized. Filing an Injury Claim?Get a Free Quote on Our Fees NameEmail PhoneQuick Accident Description Contact Us It’s also possible you’re having a difficult time with your employer if you…

  • March 15, 2022
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Pain and Suffering Settlements

If you’ve been seriously hurt, no one in the world can truly understand what you are going through. Everyone’s life, relationships, work-home balance, and family are unique, which means that when your world is turned upside down by an accident or a maliciously intended act, you will be affected differently than anyone else. Filing an Injury…

  • March 01, 2022
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Personal Injury

Being injured can have catastrophic effects on your life. You might be put out of work, you might have medical bills or treatments that could go on for decades, and you might even struggle with new ways of life that alter your relationships or your lifestyle. Personal injury settlements can have outcomes dependent on many different…

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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 both yes and no. Money that is received in a court settlement is usually considered income and is therefore taxable. However, personal injury settlements…