State College Pennsylvania Law Blog

Who Will Pay My Medical Expenses After A Motorcycle Accident? June 21, 2021 | Uncategorized

Know Your Pennsylvania Motorcycle Accident Laws Before you take to the open road on your motorcycle in Pennsylvania, you better have insurance coverage. While each state has different requirements for motorcycle insurance coverage, the focus is on your resident state of Pennsylvania.  Our State College personal injury lawyers will tell you that the insurance industry is anxious to sell you on all the reasons you need… READ MORE

Felony DUI vs. Misdemeanor DUI June 07, 2021 | Uncategorized

Leading Attorneys in Pennsylvania for DUI Charges We are a seasoned, experienced, and highly educated law firm located in State College, Pennsylvania. We have over 60 years of experience in accident injury, felony charges and wrongful death cases. We handle cases involving, Family law Criminal defense Estate planning/probate Civil litigation Misdemeanor and Felony DUI charges in PA DUI defense Pennsylvania,  and Personal injury law  Felony or… READ MORE

Is Pennsylvania a strict liability state, or a one-bite rule state regarding Dog Bites? May 24, 2021 | Uncategorized

In regard to medical costs, Pennsylvania uses strict liability law, but in regard to other damages such as time lost from work, the state does not apply strict liability. That means that the owner must pay for the victim’s medical bills without the victim needing to show negligence on the dog owner’s part. The state allows greater damage awards if the victim can show negligence on… READ MORE

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