Pennsylvania Personal Injury Questions & Answers

Q: Girlfriend and my mom own house together. Will it affect them if I sue homeowners ins.? I broke ankle on ice (surgery)

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Mar 18, 2019
Peter N. Munsing's answer
No, that's why they have homeowners (unless there's a deductible which you could waive). Do understand juries are not very sympathetic when relatives sue each other.

Q: I was threatened through email by a popular media personality. It was a very detailed threat to harm me. Can I sue him?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Mar 18, 2019
Peter N. Munsing's answer
You can file a claim with the police. You may have a claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress but those are very technical. I can give you names of attorneys who may be able to help depending on your geographic area.

Q: Filed linjury law suits by persons name

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Civil Litigation and Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Mar 18, 2019
Peter N. Munsing's answer
not sure what your question is. Could you restate it with more detail?

Q: How do I find out if my Pennsylvania dentist ever had any malpractice cases against him?

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Feb 21, 2019
Mark Scoblionko's answer
You would have to check the indices of the Prothonotary/Clerk of Courts/Clerk of Judicial Records for the County where the dentist is located. Since you are not a lawyer and would not have access to the electronic records, you would probably have to go to the office personally and request assistance to do the search.

Q: Would you be able to tell me about my case

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Products Liability for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Feb 20, 2019
Timur Akpinar's answer
You have to ask the law firm representing you in the class action lawsuit. But if the action is still pending, many firms could be reluctant to speculate about an outcome or to discuss figures.

Tim Akpinar

Q: My mother and girlfriend own a house together. I slipped on ice and broke me ankle requiring surgery. Can I sue

4 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Feb 16, 2019
Cary B. Hall's answer
I suggest first making a claim with their homeowner's insurance, and see where things go from there. If you're not satisfied with the settlement offer, then you could sue your mother and girlfriend, and the insurance company would defend the lawsuit -- and ultimately pay for any civil verdict you obtain up to policy limits.

I also suggest you sit down with a personal injury attorney to discuss your options more fully. Best of luck to you.

Q: While walking my 8 year old blue merle collie on a leash my dog was struck by a vehicle-street was clear when crossing

2 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Feb 6, 2019
Michael H. Fienman's answer
Your case can be pursued both criminally and civilly.

With respect to criminal prosecution, it is not your decision whether charges are filed. The local police department that responded to your call and the district attorney for the county in which this incident occurred have complete discretion when it comes to prosecuting the case. To the extent the matter is prosecuted, make sure that the police are aware of the costs incurred at the veterinarian. You may be able to obtain...

Q: My adjuster doesn’t work for the insurance company.Can I sue him?he denied my claim a week before he spoke to me.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Feb 4, 2019
Peter N. Munsing's answer
I have no idea what type of adjuster, was it an on the job injury etc. if it was on the job contact a member of the Pa. Assn for Justice who handles workers comp who is in the county where this happened. They give free consultations.

Q: I Have a ST Jude SCS , Is there someone that would want to talk about my inclusion of this suit?

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Personal Injury and Health Care Law for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Jan 28, 2019
Kathryn Hilbush's answer
I suggest that you Google the unit and, if there's a pending class action suit, contact the litigation group that filed the complaint.

Q: Are mass tort cases resolved after fileing

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Jan 23, 2019
Timur Akpinar's answer
They could be, but how long that takes would depend upon the complexity of the case, the number of parties, the amount of time it takes to complete discovery (which can be lengthy in such cases because of extensive expert testimony), and the inclination of the parties to negotiate as the proceedings run their course.

Tim Akpinar

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 N. 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 N. 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.

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