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SEPTA Trolley Victim Awarded Over Half a Million Dollars

12/9/2013

SEPTA gambled at trial and lost. Michael Mednick, from thebusaccidentlawyer.com represented a client who was involved in a SEPTA trolley accident. The […]

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Jerk and Jolt Doctrine in Philadelphia

12/9/2013

As a bus and trolley lawyer,  I frequently speak to individuals injured on a SEPTA bus where the driver slams on the […]

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Philadelphia Dog Bite Attorney | Symptoms of Rabies

5/22/2013

If you have been bitten by a dog in Philadelphia you should clean the wound immediately and thoroughly with soap […]

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Nighttime Is the Most Dangerous Time to Be on the Road

5/12/2013

Even though driving at night in Philadelphia only accounts for about 25% of all driving, it is still the most […]

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Common Distractions for Teen Drivers in Philadelphia

4/5/2013

Recent information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration illustrates the prevalence of distracted teen driver accidents and fatalities. The […]

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Third Circuit Court of Appeals Makes Ruling on Underinsured Motorist Claims

12/10/2012

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals in State Farm v. Rosenthal has ruled that the Statute of Limitations on an Underinsured Motorist Claim is […]

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Pedestrians Injured By Motor Vehicles Are Not Bound By Limited Tort Coverage

12/10/2012

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court, in L.S. v. Eschbach, ruled that pedestrians injured by automobiles are NOT bound by limited tort coverage. The […]

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Past Due Child Support Can Intercept Payments From Lump Sum Settlements Paid By Insurers

12/10/2012

Act No. 109 of 2006 was signed into law by Governor Rendell on July 7, 2006. The Act permits the Department […]

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How Subrogation Rights for Medicaid and Welfare Work

12/10/2012

Cash Assistance/Public Assistance (Welfare). A person who receives cash assistance from the date of the accident causing an injury to the […]

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No Right to Subrogation From Tort Settlements in Pennsylvania

12/10/2012

Are you a City or State Employee receiving benefits under the Heart and Lung Act?In City of Wilkes Barre v. Sheils, […]

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Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Say Employers Have Burden of Proof in Workers Comp Termination Cases

12/10/2012

In Lewis v. WCAB, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania reversed its prior decision in King v. WCAB and now requires employers seeking to […]

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Anderson Cooper’s 360 Reports on Sketchy Insurance Company Tactics

12/10/2012

On CNN’s Anderson Cooper’s 360: Keeping them Honest, CNN reports on the “Three D’s” tactics of some insurance companies – […]

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$4.85 Billion Payout for Victims of Pain Killer Drug, Vioxx

12/10/2012

Merck & Co. has agreed to pay $4.85 billion to settle thousands of cases brought by people who suffered heart attacks […]

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Order of Priority for Insurance Companies in the State of Pennsylvania

12/10/2012

In the State of Pennsylvania, regardless of fault, the insurance company responsible for the payment of your medical bills is determined […]

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PA Governor Vetoes Reform Bill In Order to Protect Victims of Negligence

12/10/2012

Under the current law, all negligent parties are jointly and severally liable for any verdict in favor of a claimant. […]

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Car Hits Man in Philadelphia After Exiting SEPTA Bus

12/9/2012

A recent Philadelphia Court lawsuit has been filed against SEPTA alleging the SEPTA bus driver contributed to the happening of an accident where the […]

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SEPTA Drivers Held Liable When Not Using Highest Degree of Diligence

12/9/2012

As The Bus Accident Lawyer, I often receive calls from potential clients who are injured right after they board a […]

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SEPTA’s Flawed Common Carrier Argument

12/9/2012

SEPTA’s defense lawyers have been making the argument that they are not a “common carrier” because they are affiliated with the […]

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