The Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Blog

March 2013 Archives

How to Negotiate a Personal Injury Settlement

You've been injured in an accident, and you're suing to recover for your damages.

As you may have realized already, the odds of your lawsuit making it all the way to trial are slim. In fact, most personal injury settlements are settled long before trial.

Since your lawsuit is likely to be resolved through settlement, you should know how to negotiate a settlement agreement. Here are some tips:

7 Auto Insurance Shopping Tips

There's a dizzying array of options available when you shop for auto insurance.

As a result, you will want to keep some tips in mind to ensure that you get the best insurance for your dollar, as well as to ensure that you get the coverage that you need.

Here are seven tips to keep in mind as you compare policies and rates:

Rights You Should Know as a Nursing Home Resident

A nursing home resident has many rights to protect herself from potential abuse and neglect.

You will hear plenty of horror stories regarding nursing homes. However, you should know that most nursing homes are safe and abide by these nursing home resident rights.

Some of the rights that a Philadelphia nursing home resident should know, as provided by Medicare, include:

Tips and Regulations for Auto Repair in Pennsylvania

If you own a car in Pennsylvania, you will eventually have to bring it in for auto repairs.

Getting your car fixed or maintained may be one of the most unpleasant experiences you will go through. In most cases, you are at the mercy of the auto repairman and have to defer to his expertise about making expensive fixes.

In fact, most consumers just assume they'll be paying hundreds (if not thousands) every time they visit the shop, regardless of whether the repairs are needed. However, this should not be the case. As a result, you will want to know some regulations that cover auto repair in Pennsylvania and tips for not getting fleeced.