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Blog Posts in 2018

  • Safety Warnings for 4 Popular Children's Car Seats

    After evaluating booster seats for toddlers (a.k.a. harness-to-booster seats), Consumer Reports has recently issued a warning regarding four popular children’s car seats due to broken parts during crash testing, causing concern amongst parents who use these products. The four seats affected include: Britax Frontier Clicktight Britax Pioneer Cosco Finale Harmony Defender 360 The magazine reported ...
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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 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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