State College Pennsylvania Law Blog

Why do disability claims get denied? May 10, 2021 | Uncategorized

You might think that having a documentable disability would mean that you would easily find yourself approved for Social Security disability benefits, but that is not true. About two-thirds of the people who apply for benefits the SSA denies. A State College Social Security Disability Claims Lawyer can help put you in the one-third that gets accepted. Many reasons exist for the SSA denying your request… READ MORE

Bicycle Safety Tips for Riding in Pennsylvania April 19, 2021 | personal injury

You enjoy the freedom and flexibility that riding a bicycle gives you. At times, you will have to share the road with larger and much faster vehicles. You must take the measures necessary to prevent an accident with such vehicles. In general, you should ride either on designated bikeways or on the shoulder of the road you are on, and you should ride in a way… READ MORE

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