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  • Stacking Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage: What You Need to Know

    In Pennsylvania, all drivers must have car insurance before they take to the road. However, some drivers may not have enough coverage to cover the costs of a crash, or some drivers may simply overlook this law and drive without insurance altogether. In order to protect yourself from uninsured or underinsured drivers, it is important that you choose to accept uninsured motorist insurance coverage ...
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  • Pennsylvania Limited Tort Insurance Does Have Certain Exceptions

    In Pennsylvania, you have the choice to purchase full tort or limited tort coverage from automobile insurance companies. When selecting full tort or limited tort, select carefully. Don’t be confused when selecting coverage under your auto policy. Full coverage on your vehicle like comprehensive or collision coverage has nothing to do with full tort. While limited tort may charge cheaper premiums ...
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  • When Do I Need to Hire an Attorney Regarding My Work Injury?

    When you are injured on the job, figuring out what steps to take next can be confusing. Anthony Urban Law Offices, P.C. is here to help. First and foremost, always inform your employer of the injury and seek immediate medical attention. States require that you notify your employer within a day, or a few days, of the incident, so make sure you inform them as soon as possible. When you need to file ...
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  • Can I Obtain a Settlement for Medical Negligence?

    The short answer is yes. If you were the victim of medical negligence, and an injury resulted, you can file a medical malpractice claim. In order to file a claim, the following must be true: A doctor-patient relationship existed Negligence occurred Injury resulted from the negligence Specific damages ensued as a result of the negligence If you have suffered from medical negligence, call our ...
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  • How Long Do I Have to File a Civil Action Lawsuit in Pennsylvania?

    When filing a lawsuit, there is something called a statute of limitations. In simple terms, this is the time after an accident during which a lawsuit can be filed. Applying a statute of limitations ensures that the case is pursued with reasonable diligence. It also prevents a lawsuit from arising 20 years after the incident, at which point memories, details, and evidence of the accident will be ...
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  • Who Should I Contact About Nursing Home Negligence?

    It is difficult to know how to proceed when you suspect your elderly loved one is suffering from nursing home negligence. How do you confirm your suspicions? What are the appropriate next steps? Who can you contact for help? If you suspect negligence or any other type of nursing home abuse, keep an eye out for the following warning signs: Poor hygiene Bruising and injuries Lack of nutrition ...
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  • How Long Will My Social Security Disability Claim Take?

    Social Security Disability is available for individuals who suffer from disabilities which prevent them from working or otherwise leading a normal and/or functional life. These disabilities must be of serious nature, including but not limited to cancer, heart disease, HIV, epilepsy, diabetes, arthritis, and more. Some of these disabilities are preexisting conditions, while some can be inherited ...
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  • Who Pays for My Medical Bills After an Accident?

    After you are injured in an accident, you may be wondering who is going to pay for your medical bills. Is it going to be the at-fault driver? Their car insurance company? Your health insurance company? Or is it going to come out of your pocket? No Fault State Pennsylvania is a “no fault” state, which requires each party in a vehicle accident to first submit medical bills from their own insurance ...
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  • What Are My Options if My SSD Claim Was Denied?

    SSD benefits are for injured workers who have accumulated an adequate number of work credits. Also known as Social Security Disability Insurance, these benefits are funded through payroll taxes. Additionally, a recipient’s spouse and children dependents are eligible to receive partial benefits. However, if your benefits are denied for whatever reason, you can fight back against this injustice with ...
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  • Driving Safety Tips During the Winter

    Driving in the winter can be incredibly dangerous. Not only are accidents more likely to occur due to sleek and slippery roads, visibility is also far more limited. This means the rate of accidents undeniably spikes during the winter season, when the weather has an adverse effect on the road conditions. Ensuring your safety is our number one priority, so it is best you take the proper precautions ...
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  • 7 Tips to Help Prevent a Motorcycle Accident & Serious Injuries

    Riding a motorcycle is inherently and statistically more dangerous than driving an automobile. According to crash data collected by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other safety groups, a motorcycle rider can be up to 35x more likely to suffer catastrophic injury or a fatal injury in a motorcycle accident than a ...
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  • What Should I Ask My Doctor After a Car Accident?

    It is recommended that you always see your doctor as soon as possible after being in an automobile accident . Whether you were caught in a devastating T-bone accident or just rear-ended at a low speed, you will want your physician’s input and diagnosis. Otherwise, you could be ignoring subtle injuries that can lead to some serious health issues later. In order to cover all the most important ...
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  • What to Do After a Loved One Dies

    Though we know it is impossible to avoid, the death of a loved one is always an incredibly painful experience to undergo. Our estate attorneys of The Law Offices of Anthony Urban, P.C. deeply sympathize with our clients who have just suffered the loss of a loved one. While it may seem insignificant when someone you love dies, you will need to immediately enlist in the help of an estate planning or ...
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  • Child Bicycle Accidents

    It's summer and the kiddos will soon be out riding their bikes, which means a greater chance of someone getting hurt. Unfortunately, a vast amount of children’s bike accidents involve automobiles. Although drivers are expected to exhibit caution and care when it comes to kids riding bicycles, many do not. It’s important to remember that, as drivers, we must increase our awareness when children, ...
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  • Teen Driver Accidents

    Many teenagers in the United States believe that they are invincible and impervious to the tragedies of life. A minor on the cusp of adulthood typically does not comprehend the reality that life is fragile and can be changed in an instant. Due to this popular belief, teen drivers are often not as careful on the road as adults. In fact, car accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers in ...
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