Will I Have Jurors at My Hearing? How Many Jurors?

How Many Jurors Decide My Personal Injury Case? This is a very relevant question that many clients ask me.  For example, one of my recent clients asked me this as I was picking a jury at the start of her case. She thought the jury’s verdict had to be unanimous. This … Continue reading

Your Insurance Company Is NOT By Your Side

When car accidents occur, it isn’t always the drivers who hope to avoid liability and protect their pockets. In a recent decision in Berks County, Pennsylvania, the court punished Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company for attempting to avoid paying one of their own policyholders. The case stemmed from an accident where … Continue reading

How Will a Warning Sign Affect My Slip-and-Fall Case?

While such signs are meant to put customers on notice of potentially hazardous conditions, does the presence of a warning sign exempt a property owner from liability?The mere fact that a business has utilized a warning sign does not provide blanket protection from liability.  A yellow, plastic stand warning of … Continue reading

Traumatic Brain Injuries:Slip&Fall & Motor Vehicle Accidents

On average, Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) affect more than 1.7 million Americans per year and play a contributing role in nearly one-third of all injury-related deaths.  Caused by a sudden bump, blow, or jolt to the head, TBIs disrupt the normal function of the human brain.  As a result, victims … Continue reading

Tips for Driving in Winter Weather

Be it snow, sleet, ice, or rain, winter weather can wreak havoc on driving conditions.  Heavy precipitation can quickly affect visibility, while snow and ice can create surfaces that are dangerous to pedestrians, let alone motorists.  In concert, these forces of nature command the respect of drivers.  Those who fail … Continue reading