Pennsylvania Personal Injury Questions & Answers

Q: how do I attack being arrested without probal causes.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Dec 17, 2018
Elizabeth Tarasi's answer
you should hire a criminal attorney in Philadelphia.

Q: I got injured at work but my employer is claiming that I knew about the potential dangers of the equipment I was using

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Dec 11, 2018
Elizabeth Tarasi's answer
your employer is liable for your injury under workers comp.

Q: Is this even legal?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Nov 15, 2018
Cary B. Hall's answer
You're asking an attorney on here to explain to you what your boyfriend is thinking. Impossible.

But perhaps re-read your question to yourself, and then ask *yourself* a deeper question: why are you even with this guy? He broke your nose, and now is dreaming up some half-cocked plan to try to prevent you from seeking civil damages or criminal prosecution because of it, and says he won't trust *you* until you sign on some crazy dotted line somewhere. This guy has "bad news" written...

Q: Wife and Daughter hit head on with serious injuries. Will the guy who crossed the yellow line be criminally liable?

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Criminal Law and Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Nov 13, 2018
Elizabeth Tarasi's answer
I will be happy to represent you and your family in the civil case. In working on the civil case I will push what can be pushed in the criminal case. My office number is 412-391-7135. Web site www.tarasilaw.com

Email emt@tarasilaw.com

Q: Can I get money for pain and suffering in a dog bite case?

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Nov 12, 2018
Mark Scoblionko's answer
Possibly. It depends on the circumstances of the case, which would have to be reviewed with a lawyer.

Q: What does it mean when my car insurance says it has an 'insurance guaranty'?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Nov 3, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
Depends on the section it's under. I don't want to speculate.

Q: Do I have a suit

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Medical Malpractice for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Oct 18, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
If you can show there was an injury. Technically you do, but whether it's worth bringing depends on whether there was an injury. Contact an attorney for the county where it happened.

Q: My car accident was in New Jersey and the other car involved is from there -

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Oct 18, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
No though New Jersey is a "verbal threshold " case. You need to contact a member of the NJAssn for Justice for the county where it happened. If you don't know anyone let me know (phone) and I can find someone for you (I'm an NJAJ member, but not a NJ attorney).

Q: Is there a legal way for you to ask someone for money to buy a new car and cover damages due to negligence

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Oct 8, 2018
Nathaniel Byron Smith's answer
You have a potential claim based which I would be willing to speak with you about if you would call my office sometime tomorrow. I can be reached at 814-946-4391 and would be available at most times between 9 am and 5pm.

Thank you,

Nathaniel B. Smith

Goldstein Heslop Steele Clapper Oswalt and Smith

Q: I was driving a friends car and got into an accident - are they exposed to get sued if they own the car?

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Sep 21, 2018
Elizabeth Tarasi's answer
They could be depending on the facts. Their insurance company should pick up the claim.

Q: Person my dog bit says they won't sue if I euthanize my dog - I can't do that. What do I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Sep 11, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
Report it to your homeowners See if the person your dog bit sues you.

Q: Mr xxx. 26 yr old, went into apt. hes now sick carbon monoxide poisoning mold dampness rust electricity faults

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Sep 4, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
He should contact the legal aid /legal services in Pittsburgh; ask for their housing group; if they say they don't handle that ask if any of their attorneys left for private practice. Call that person.

Q: CAN I DO ANYTHING TO A ANESTHESIA AFTER 4 YEARS.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Sep 3, 2018
Elizabeth Tarasi's answer
Usually after 4 years the stature of limitations would have run. There is something called the discovery rule that is used when the injury cannot be discovered through reasonable inquiry. Did someone just advise you that the reason for your injury was because the surgeon left something in your leg. If you the discovery rule may apply to you situation. However, 4 years is a long time.

Q: Can I press charges against my dad for past physical and emotional abuse?He was a veteran

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence and Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Aug 23, 2018
Kathryn Hilbush's answer
You should direct this question to a personal injury attorney through an in person consultation. Unfortunately the Justia computer sent it out to the family lawyers. I would ask you, though, what benefit you believe will be derived from suing your father?

Q: My guardian stole $40,850 & everything I owned, threw out my furniture & put me in a nursing home. She is an attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Aug 21, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
Suggest you contact a member of the Pennsylvania Assn for Justice who handles malpractice cases. They give free consultations.

Q: Hit and run injury - my friend didn't get the license plate, but he saw an UBER sticker on the car - can he sue UBER?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Aug 3, 2018
Mark Scoblionko's answer
If the injury is serious enough to warrant suit, a police accident report should be promptly filed. That will enable your friend to make a claim for uninsured motorist benefits under his auto policy, if he has that coverage. He might also be able to assert claims under the auto policies for any family members in his household which contain this coverage.

A lawyer could also sue Uber and send out written questions to learn the identity of the specific driver who struck your friend....

Q: An off-leash dog bit me in a city park where dogs must be leashed. What will happen to the dog if I sue the owner?

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Jul 18, 2018
Elizabeth Tarasi's answer
It depends on the local dog laws. If you sue the dog owner the owners homeowners should pick up the claim.

Q: Filed for a medical malpractice lawsuit two months ago and still haven't heard from the attorney. Is this standard pract

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Jul 5, 2018
Elizabeth Tarasi's answer
No, when you call an attorney they should return your call within a day or two. Are you sure the case was filed?

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