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Complete Guide to the Car Accident Claims and Settlements Process 

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this November 23, 2020 at 4:33 pm
The car accident claims process can be confusing and sometimes seems insurmountable. With the right preparation, documentation, and persistence, however, you can get the car accident insurance claim settlement you need to mitigate the financial damages you’ve suffered and help you get back on your feet.  An experienced personal injury attorney takes the guesswork out of auto accident claims by...
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These are the 9 Most Common Car Accident Injuries 

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this November 17, 2020 at 12:09 pm
Common car accident injuries can be painful and disrupt your life. In a car accident, injury of any type is possible, but due to the nature of most collisions, some occur much more frequently than others. Car crash injuries can lead to high medical bills, missed work, and a dramatic change in the victim’s quality of life.  Working with an...
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This is How Long it Takes to Get a Police Report After a Car Accident 

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this November 2, 2020 at 4:42 pm
It takes about 15 days to obtain a police report after you get into a car accident in Pennsylvania. How you get your police report may differ depending on the police department compiling it. For instance, you’ll have to mail Pennsylvania State Police directly to request your crash report.  Understanding how long it takes to get a police report after...
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Lower Back Pain Car Accident Settlements: What Can You Expect? 

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this October 27, 2020 at 12:46 pm
The average settlement for car accident back and neck injury claims doesn’t always fit the needs of a specific injury victim. A car accident back injury can look very different from one victim to the next, making it difficult to predict the amount any claim settlement is likely to reach.  By understanding the nature of the neck and lower back...
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What to Do Immediately After a Car Accident That’s Not Your Fault 

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this October 9, 2020 at 11:19 am
Knowing what to do after a car accident that’s not your fault is an important part of any driver’s education. When an accident happens, it’s common to feel scared, relieved, and shaken up. That’s why it’s so important to know what to do when someone hits your car, how to protect your rights to compensation, and what your legal obligation...
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What are the Consequences of Leaving the Scene of an Accident?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 14, 2020 at 10:36 am
Leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident can be an expensive and life-altering mistake. When accidents happen, it can be confusing and traumatic. Adrenaline rushes through your system, your heart races, your pupils dilate, and your body’s “fight or flight” response is engaged in response to a surprising and dangerous circumstance. In the heat of the moment, your judgment...
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Truck and Car Accident Guide: Common Causes, Claims, and Settlements Explained

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this August 7, 2020 at 1:36 pm
Truck and car accidents can be some of the most costly wrecks in terms of both property damage and the potential for life-changing injuries. When a truck vs. car crash occurs, it may not only leave you in physical pain but also struggling financially. As medical bills pile up, loss of income can take its toll, even as you struggle...
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Can You Claim Pain & Suffering After a Car Accident?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this June 24, 2020 at 3:48 pm
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 as harm to property, are easy to calculate, understanding the...
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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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