State College Pennsylvania Law Blog

Should I Let Another Driver’s Insurance Company View My Medical Records? April 05, 2021 | motor vehicle accidents, personal injury

When you file an injury claim with an insurance company for the driver who caused the accident that injured you, the last thing that the insurance company wants to do is pay you the compensation you deserve. After all, the less money they pay you, the more they get to keep for themselves. Because of this, a defendant’s insurance company will do all it can to… READ MORE

How hard is it to make a claim for disability? March 26, 2021 | personal injury

How Hard Is It To Make A Disability Claim? Many clients raise the issue of how hard it can be to make a disability claim. Anyone who experiences an impairment that makes it difficult to engage in routine activities is eligible to make a disability claim. Making a claim must be taken seriously if one wants to achieve a successful outcome. In terms of what is… READ MORE

Can Drowsy Driving Lead to a DUI? March 12, 2021 | drunk driving

The Dangers of Drowsy Driving. An increasing number of people are driving while drowsy in the United States. In 2017, drowsy driving led to 800 fatalities, 50,000 injuries, and 91,000 collisions according to the NHTSA. Driving while drowsy is a lot like driving while intoxicated, and both cause the following to occur: The driver cannot react quickly in order to avoid a collision. The motorist has… READ MORE

If I was Injured by a Mislabeled Product, do I Have a Case? February 08, 2021 | Uncategorized

You might be wondering if you have a case if a mislabeled product has injured you. It is quite possible that you can obtain compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.  You should discuss the matter with an experienced State College personal injury lawyer such as David D. Engle of Engle, Kauffman & VanHorn. The Responsibility of Manufacturers  Product liability cases can… READ MORE

Your Guide to the DUI Court Process February 01, 2021 | Uncategorized

A DUI arrest can be a frightening event. The first thing to understand is that an arrest is not a conviction. You have a right to defend yourself against the charge, and you should immediately hire a lawyer to mount your DUI defense in Pennsylvania.  Navigating the Courts  When in custody, you should not say anything until your attorney arrives. The State College criminal lawyer you… READ MORE

5 Common Myths About SSD January 25, 2021 | Uncategorized

If you are interested in obtaining Social Security Disability benefits in Central Pennsylvania, then you should contact the experienced State College disability attorney David D. Engle of Engle, Kauffmam & VanHorn.  Social Security Disability benefits are paid to people who can no longer work due to an illness, injury or disability.   Below are five common myths regarding SSD benefits: 1.) Myth: People Can Fake a… READ MORE

Why You Need a Lawyer After a Construction Accident January 11, 2021 | Uncategorized

Every year, many individuals are hurt in construction site accidents. Sometimes, the injuries that these victims sustain are severe and limit their ability to work a normal job.  If you are injured in a construction accident, speak to experienced State College personal injury attorney David D. Engle of Engle, Kauffman & VanHorn. While there are some legal regulations that prevent a Pennsylvania worker from suing his/her… READ MORE

Business owner is liable for slip and fall on black ice October 23, 2020 | personal injury

Business owners and their employees owe a duty to provide customers and visitors with safe premises. When slip-and-fall accidents occur in parking lots or on sidewalks, an injured party may file a legal action to recover damages. A court may award compensation for medical expenses, surgical repairs, rehabilitation and time off for recovery. According to the Pennsylvania General Assembly website, an injured customer or visitor has two years… READ MORE