Will My Personal Injury Settlement Be Taxed?

Categories: Personal Injury Lawyer

Personal Injury Settlement Taxed

Most personal injury claims will settle without trial. While there are a small majority that still go to trial and win by verdict, it is more likely that you will receive a settlement before your actual court date. Once you have accepted this offer, the case will be settled and your personal injury attorney will…

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Can I Sue SEPTA for Negligence? It Depends

Categories: SEPTA Accident Lawyer

Can I Sue SEPTA for Negligence

If you were to slip and fall while at Wal-Mart, you may be able to sue them. But, what happens if you were a passenger on a SEPTA bus and you are injured in a motor vehicle collision? Suing the government for negligence is not as straightforward as it is for suing a member of…

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Compensatory vs. Punitive Damages in an Accident Case

Categories: Personal Injury Lawyer

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When you file a personal injury lawsuit, there are 2 types of damages that your attorney will seek for compensation: Economic losses such as lost wages and medical bills, and compensatory (e.g., pain and suffering) and/or punitive. Not all cases qualify for punitive damages, but every valid personal injury claim will have some sort of…

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Full Tort vs. Limited Tort Claims: What is the Difference?

Categories: Car Accident Lawyer

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When you enter the realm of personal injury law, there are plenty of terms that will be thrown at you – and you may have difficulty deciphering their meaning. One thing that you may be approached with is Limited Tort versus Full Tort in your Pennsylvania car accident. When you initially purchase your auto insurance…

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