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Delaware County Personal Injury Lawyer

A Pit Bull Attorney Discusses Dog Bite Claims

This blog discusses the law for Pit Bull attack claims and also claims against the owner of any other breed of dog that causes injury.

The law that governs the conduct of dog owners is referred to as the Dog Law of December 22, 1965, P.L. 1124, Art VII, @702, 3 P.S. @460-702.  The relevant provision states:
It shall be unlawful for the owner or keeper of any dog to fail
to keep at all times…

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Abraham Lincoln and the Ten Commandments of Cross Examination

During his years as a trial lawyer, Abraham Lincoln took on his share of criminal defense cases.  Once he was defending a man charged with assault and battery.  During the course of his cross examination of the prosecution’s star witness, he seemingly violated one of the Ten Commandments of Cross Examination:  Do Not Ask T…

A Delaware County Montgomery County Injury Lawyer Discusses Paralysis Injury Cases

An important stage of a jury trial involving paralysis takes place at the very outset, namely, the voir dire (generally pronounced vwa dear) of the jury. Voir dire consists of questions the attorneys ask the potential jurors to determine which of them will actually sit on the jury panel. There is a sample set of voir dire questions in Appendix 18 of my book, Winning Personal Injury Cases. Voir…

Eye Injury Claims – Part 5

We have been discussing using goggles to simulate vision loss. But this is not enough. It is also essential to have a detailed written report prepared regarding the client’s functional losses. That functional vision assessment helps to focus the insurance company on the psychosocial aspects of vision impairment, including mobility…

A Delaware County Vision Loss Lawyer Discusses Expert Testimony

At the trial of a case involving vision loss, you must present medical evidence of that loss. Your doctors will testify about the vision injuries, treatment, and diagnosis, the causal relationship between the accident and the eye injuries, the amount of pain the injuries caused, and the prognosis for the future. If surgery was performed, it will be addressed in great detail. Perhaps plastic…

A Delaware County Blindness Injury Lawyer Discusses Negligence

I was contacted recently by the daughter of a 94 year old blind woman who had fallen at a nursing home and suffered a fractured hip. My first reaction was where is the lawsuit? Elderly people sometimes fall and it really isn’t anyone’s fault. Upon further investigation, I found a fascinating story involving extreme negligence and the intentional alteration of medical records.

The client…

A Delaware County Personal Injury Attorney Discusses Fall-Down Accidents (“Slip and Falls”)

Fall-down cases (also known as “slip and falls”) are the second most common type of lawsuit for personal injuries. Automobile accidents are the most common. The legal principles involved with slip and falls differ greatly from car accident cases. There are particular hurdles that must be overcome to receive fair compensation for injuries suffered as the result of a fall.

Generally, t…

How To Find The Best Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyer

This blog explores a variety of ways clients find the best personal injury lawyers. The selection of a lawyer may be the most important decision the client makes throughout the entire process of Winning a Personal Injury Claim. By understanding more about the thought processes of those in search of legal counsel, lawyers can position themselves favorably. I have developed a nationwide network of…

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