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March 27th, 2020

HOW SOCIAL MEDIA CAN HURT YOUR PERSONAL INJURY CASE

For most of us today, social media has become an almost integral part of our daily existence. And because everyone now has a forum to share their feelings, experiences, thoughts, and pictures, it IS only natural for someone who has been injured in an accident to want to vent or overshare on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Social media can negatively affect your personal injury case. You should try to stay off social media while your case is ongoing. Remember, what you post can be used at your trial and shown to a jury. In this post, we’ll delve a little deeper into how social media can negatively affect your personal injury case. THE OTHER SIDE CAN LOOK AT YOUR POSTINGS The first major issue with social media posts is that they are far from being private. It should come as no surprise that insurance companies can access anything you put on social media and possibly use it against you to refute your claims of physical injuries and/or mental distress. As you know, if your settings are public, anyone can view what you post. If your settings are private, a court can require that you turn over your login and password to the other side. If you delete any of your posts while your lawsuit is pending you can be subject to sanctions by the Court. WHAT YOU CLAIM AS DAMAGES CAN BE AFFECTED Let’s

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March 27th, 2020

HOW SOCIAL MEDIA CAN HURT YOUR PERSONAL INJURY CASE

For most of us today, social media has become an almost integral part of our daily existence. And because everyone now has a forum to share their feelings, experiences, thoughts,… + More

February 10th, 2020

COMMON CAUSES OF SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENTS

Slip and fall accidents can take place anywhere and at any time but there are a few common reasons people slip and fall. Often when a person falls, they feel… + More

January 15th, 2020

Pennsylvania Salaried Workers to Earn More for Overtime

Salaried Pennsylvania workers have cause to celebrate following a favorable ruling on overtime compensation by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. In Chevalier v. General Nutrition Centers, the Supreme Court ruled that… + More

December 6th, 2019

5 TIPS TO FOLLOW WHEN IN A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

A motor vehicle accident can be traumatic and scary. When you get hit by another car it is often hard to remember what to do. Considering that 4.5 million people… + More

November 25th, 2019

What is PIP (Personal Injury Protection)?

If you have ever been in a car accident, one of the first questions you may hear will involve the word PIP. PIP is personal injury protection and will pay… + More

October 30th, 2019

AS THE SEASON CHANGES SO DOES THE INCREASE IN SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENTS: WHAT TO KNOW

The fall season comes with many exciting transformations. The leaves start to change colors as the temperatures ease, and as winter waits in the wings, the holiday season approaches. But… + More

August 7th, 2019

Pennsylvania Workers Compensation and Retaliatory Discharge

Getting Fired While On Workers Compensation: Pennsylvania Wrongful Termination Let’s talk about Joe. Joe worked for company ABC for several years. One day he slipped and fell at work and… + More

May 1st, 2019

THE SECRET ABOUT SELECTING DOCTORS THAT PENNSYLVANIA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION INSURERS DO NOT WANT INJURED WORKERS TO KNOW

John was working in a warehouse when a heavy box fell on him, injuring his back and neck.  John knew right away that he was hurt.  He needed to go… + More

March 27th, 2019

Medical Marijuana and Workers Compensation In Pennsylvania

In 2016, Pennsylvania adopted the Medical Marijuana Act. For the first time, doctors are able to prescribe marijuana to address one of a number of serious medical conditions. Included in… + More

March 11th, 2019

WHAT IS UNINSURED AND UNDERINSURED COVERAGE AND WHEN DO I NEED IT?

Uninsured (UM) and Underinsured (UIM) Insurance covers you when you are in a car accident and the other person either does not have insurance or they do not have enough… + More

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