For many people, the old adage, “A dog is a man’s best friend,” accurately describes the human-canine relationship. When a dog attacks a human, however, it can result in physical injuries and psychological trauma that could last for years. In the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, you may be held financially liable for the injuries caused by…

Along with Spring, Lancaster County is abuzz with outdoor activity. And, hand-in-hand with Lancastrians shedding the chains of Winter comes a flurry of social media posts about all of the outdoor fun.

If you have recently sustained an injury at work, in Lancaster County, you are probably wondering what steps you need to take to properly file a workers’ compensation claim. Whatever you do, do not make any of the following work injury-related mistakes, because your case, and the amount of compensation you are entitled to, could…

When driving with an unrestrained pet, accidents and injuries in Lancaster, PA can be more common, because the driver is distracted. Like other common distractions, such as cell phone use or any activity that takes your attention away from the road, unrestrained dogs and cats increase your likelihood of having a traffic accident. If you…

While dogs are known to be man’s best friend, this rule often extends only to the animal’s owner. As many Americans have found out, dog bites are very common. With over 77 million dogs in the US, dog bite laws have been put in place to ensure that citizens are protected and can receive adequate…

As we approach spring, more and more people are jogging, walking and cycling out on the roads. Although exercising outdoors has many health benefits, our attorneys see many more pedestrian accidents in the warmer months. Unfortunately, there is a great deal of confusion around how limited tort status affects vehicle accidents that involve pedestrians. Here…

Being involved in a car accident is a traumatic experience, in and of itself. But, if you require significant medical treatment, surgery and/or a lengthy hospital stay, this life-altering event can leave you reeling over the long-term impact on your finances. Fortunately, there are a number of sources of medical coverage that exist; so, it is…

Car accidents happen all the time. Once an accident has occurred, most people would like to make their insurance claim and try to move on from it quickly. However, many accident claims are best handled with legal counsel, so that the insurance company does not try to resolve the claim for less than its fair…

It happens all the time: a parking lot or sidewalk has not been properly cleaned of snow and ice, and someone slips and falls as a result. Sometimes slip and fall accidents are not a big deal, while other times they can cause serious injury, warranting legal action. If you fall at home, that is…

If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident caused by someone else, as part of your claim for monetary damages, you first will have access to the liability coverage under the policy of the owner of the vehicle which caused the accident. If the vehicle is uninsured (which is a violation of Pennsylvania law)…

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