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Can You Claim Pain & Suffering After a Car Accident? | Anapol Weiss

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this June 24, 2020 at 3:48 pm
Car Accident Settlements: Can You Claim 'Pain & Suffering'?    A car accident settlement for pain and suffering can go a long way toward helping ease the financial and personal burden you face after a personal injury.  After a car accident, symptoms of pain and suffering can sometimes be slow to appear and continue for months. While some damages, such...
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Case Represented by Shareholder Larry Coben Featured in Law360, a LexisNexis® Company

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this February 28, 2020 at 11:31 am
A legal matter represented by Anapol Weiss Shareholder Larry E. Coben was featured on Law360: Truck Leasing Co. Must Face Motorcyclist’s Negligence Suit. The article discusses the presiding Judge’s denial of the defendant’s dismissal bid, as well as the nature of the plaintiff’s lawsuit. About the Lawsuit The lawsuit, SHIMMEL et al v. NAVISTAR INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION et al, alleges products...
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Neck and Back Injuries After a Car Accident

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this January 22, 2020 at 12:17 pm
Any part of the body could suffer a serious injury in an auto accident. The gravitational forces exerted on the human body in a car crash can be enough to cause bone breaks, organ damage, muscle injuries and more. Injuries to the neck and back are relatively common in car accidents due to the violent back-and-forth motions of vehicle occupants....
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How to Prove a Driver Was Distracted After an Accident

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this January 14, 2020 at 11:57 am
Driver distraction is one of the most common causes of car accidents in Pennsylvania and around the country. Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration state that 3,166 people died in 2017 alone from distracted drivers. Common examples of driver distractions include texting, eating, drinking, applying makeup, passengers inside the vehicle, the radio and daydreaming. If you believe the...
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What to Expect in a Car Accident Lawsuit

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this January 6, 2020 at 11:41 am
A car accident can disrupt your life when you least expect it. You may not know how to successfully recover compensation for your damages in the aftermath of a serious collision. If you suffered serious or disabling injuries, for example, an insurance claim alone may not lead to adequate coverage. You may need to take your claim to court and...
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How to Deal with Insurance Companies after a Car Accident

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this January 3, 2020 at 11:26 am
Obtaining an insurance settlement is not always easy after an auto accident in Philadelphia. Insurance companies want to spend as little as possible – or nothing at all – to settle claims. An insurance claims adjuster could use many different tactics to dispute liability for an auto accident. If an insurer tries any of these strategies during your car accident...
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An Overview of Common Vehicle Defects

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this December 4, 2019 at 5:40 pm
Most people who have a vehicle depend on it to transport themselves and their family members to activities and work each day. We rely on our automobiles to function properly each day without fault. Whenever we do experience car issues, which defects are most common and how are these defects dealt with? If you have been injured by a vehicle...
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Damages Available in Personal Injury Cases

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this December 4, 2019 at 5:38 pm
When you are injured due to another person’s negligence and are looking to purse a personal injury case, there are different damages you may be entitled to recover. The plaintiff who receives damages from the negligent party may be able to receive economic or non-economic damages depending on the severity of their injury. It is recommended to speak with an...
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What Happens in an Uber Accident?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this December 4, 2019 at 5:36 pm
Due to the increase in popularity of ridesharing services, there have been more people utilizing apps like Uber for the ease of transportation. When we ride in an Uber, we expect a safe ride. However, we do understand that accidents happen whether it’s the Uber driver or another driver’s fault. So, what happens if you are in an Uber and...
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Common Injuries in Car Accidents

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this December 4, 2019 at 5:33 pm
Over three million people are injured in car accidents every year in the United States. Each car accident has different variables that can impact the level of severity if an injury occurs. For example, was each person involved wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident? What angle and speed did one car hit another or hit an object?...
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The Step-by-Step Personal Injury Claims Process

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this December 4, 2019 at 5:26 pm
A personal injury case is a legal dispute that occurs when one party endures an injury due to the negligence of another. The goal of filing a personal injury lawsuit is to recover compensation for the alternate party’s wrongful act that is responsible for the injury. In Philadelphia, if you are filing a personal injury claim, the statute of limitations...
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What is PIP Insurance in Pennsylvania?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this October 30, 2019 at 2:10 pm
Pennsylvania may have set of unique laws regarding insurance coverage, but it is largely a no-fault state – those who are involved in an accident file a claim with their own insurance provider, regardless of who is at fault. In order to help facilitate this system, personal injury protection (PIP) insurance coverage is legally required by the state for all...
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