Can You Claim Wrongful Death From a Home Fire in Philadelphia?

Whether you live in a rented apartment, public housing, or even your own home, a house fire can happen to anyone. And all too often, these tragic events lead to a loss of life. Depending on the type of housing you are living in, and the circumstances surrounding the fire, there could be countless people … Read more

Can You Sue SEPTA?

What You Need to Know About SEPTA Lawsuits The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) serves nearly 4 million people in five counties in and around Philadelphia. This regional public transportation authority operates buses, trains, and trolleys. While the transportation provided by SEPTA is reasonably safe, serious accidents can and do occur. SEPTA accidents can cause … Read more

Are Slip and Fall Cases Difficult to Win

Winning a slip and fall personal injury case seems straightforward. If you are hurt through the negligence of another, you should receive just compensation, right? This should be easy to answer. But it’s often far different in practice. Any personal injury case rests on the victim’s ability to prove a defendant’s negligence. Due to the … Read more

Do You Have A Slip and Fall Case In Montgomery County Pennsylvania?

According to the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention one out of five falls causes a serious injury such as broken bones.  Over 800,000 patients a year are hospitalized because of a fall injury, most often because of a head injury or hip fracture.  These injuries are common across Pennsylvania, including Montgomery County Pennsylvania, … Read more

7 Common Back Injuries Caused by a Slip and Fall Accident

Slip and fall injuries are a top workplace danger and a scourge of older adults. These falling injuries are responsible for 3 million emergency room visits per year. As a category, falls are the leading reason people visit hospital emergency rooms. 22 percent of slip and fall incidents are responsible for those injured missing more than one month from … Read more

7 Things You Need to Know About a Slip and Fall Accident

Slip and falls are some of the most common accidents in the United States and can have serious consequences for their victims. Taking time off from your work and home life to recover can be costly and emotionally overwhelming for you and your family. Filing a lawsuit against a negligent individual or business for your … Read more

Can I Sue for my Injuries from a Defective Sidewalk in New Jersey?

In New Jersey, if a person is injured while walking on a sidewalk, will they have any recourse?  The answer is it depends. New Jersey distinguishes between commercial and residential property owners to determine the liability to a person injured using their public sidewalks. A purely residential property owner owes no duty to maintain a … Read more