10 Rules to Remember When Giving an Injury Deposition

Categories: Personal Injury Lawyer

injury deposition

Once your injury claim reaches the lawsuit phase, it is likely that you will attend a deposition. The deposition is requested by the defense, and it is part of the discovery phase. Think of depositions as spoken testimony, which may be recorded or videotaped. Everything you say in the deposition can be used at trial,…

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Do Dram Shop Laws Apply to PA Drunken Driving Cases?

Categories: Car Accident Lawyer

DRAM Shop

Most states have enacted laws that not only hold drunk drivers accountable for their irresponsible actions, but also hosts and alcohol vendors, such as bars. Pennsylvania is one of those states that has enacted laws to punish both parties involved in a drunk driving case – when the right circumstances apply. State laws allow you…

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5 Facts About SEPTA Accidents that Might Surprise You

Categories: SEPTA Accident Lawyer

SEPTA bus accident

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority (SEPTA), is a vast transit system in the state and one of the largest in the country. Per SEPTA’s statistics, 334 million trips were taken and that shows that the public relies heavily on the service to get around Pennsylvania. Sadly, accidents happen. Whether it is on the train or…

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Who Pays the Settlement in a Lawsuit?

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Lawsuit

After a serious injury and accident, you have two ways that you can receive a compensation for your injuries: an offered and accepted settlement through negotiations or a civil lawsuit award from a judge or jury. When filing a lawsuit, you may wonder who pays for any settlement. The factors listed below should help you…

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Common SEPTA Trolley Accident Injuries and Causes

Categories: SEPTA Accident Lawyer

SEPTA trolley car

Trolleys are a fun way to explore the city, and quite eco-friendly. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (SEPTA) has used these vehicles to transport people throughout the town on tracks electrically powered. Even though they travel at low speeds, trolleys can be involved in accidents. When you are riding a SEPTA trolley downtown, and you are…

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What No One Tells You About SEPTA Claims

Categories: SEPTA Accident Lawyer

septa claims

SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority), receives thousands of claims annually for injuries. While you might have a legitimate complaint, getting compensation from SEPTA is not easy. After all, you are now filing a claim against a government entity, which requires separate steps that are unique and not necessary if you are injured in an accident…

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