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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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February 11th, 2019

SHOULD I BRING A PERSONAL INJURY LAWSUIT AND WHO PAYS?

You have been injured. At work, at a store, on a construction project, or on your neighbor’s property. You are unsure whether to sue. Will the  the person who caused… + More

January 25th, 2019

WHO PAYS MY MEDICAL BILLS WHEN I AM INJURED IN A CAR ACCIDENT?

You just got into a car accident. Your neck hurts.  You need to go to the doctor, but you do not know who is responsible for paying your medical bills.… + More

March 11th, 2017

Unfair Labor Practices: Violating Employee Rights

Do you know what an unfair labor practice looks like? Imagine that you’ve worked for the same company for 36 years. In those years you’ve never had a write-up or… + More

March 9th, 2017

Mandatory Overtime and How It Affects Health Care Workers

Act 102–a reprieve for health care workers. In 2015, a healthcare employee was terminated for regular refusal to work mandatory overtime. According to the health care employee, when asked to… + More

February 21st, 2017

5 Signs You’re an Overworked Employee

When you’re burnt out and underpaid what can you do? As an employee you want to do the best you can at your job. Maybe you want to advance in… + More

February 18th, 2017

The Rights of the Injured Worker Survival Guide

Don’t wait 3 years for your right to workers compensation! Whether you’re an office worker, teacher, healthcare worker, construction worker or a tour guide–no industry is impervious to workplace injuries.… + More

February 17th, 2017

What Everyone Needs to Know About Unfair Pay Practices

Did everyone but you get a workplace bonus? In 2014, McDonald’s made headlines when a lawsuit was filed  for unfair pay practices. The lawsuit which represents about 500 employees against… + More

February 4th, 2017

5 Worker’s Compensation Myths Debunked By Your Philadelphia Lawyer

Have You Been Injured At Work, If So, Don’t Fall For These Workers’ Comp Myths When it comes to work-related injuries some people choose not to file a worker’s comp… + More

February 1st, 2017

Have a Nice Trip: A Slip Trip and Fall Accident Lawyer to Fight For You

If you’ve experienced a slip, trip, and fall injury at work, consider this advice to ensure you receive the compensation you’re entitled to. Bad things happen to good people. If… + More

February 1st, 2017

Late Pay Violates Federal and State Laws

Don’t let your employer rob you of your hard earned wages. Your first paycheck is probably one that’s etched in your memory as something you earned for the work you… + More

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