Dogs can be man’s best friend — or his worst enemy. Americans love their pets. Unfortunately, not all of the 78.2 million dogs in the United States have been properly trained. To lessen your chances of getting bitten by a hostile dog, learn to recognize signs that a dog may be aggressive:  Posture – a…

Today’s topic is something I have mentioned, tangentially, on several occasions during the time I have been writing for the Hempfield Suburban News. It is called uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage, or “U” coverage. If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident caused by someone else, as part of your claim for monetary damages, you first…

Anybody who has ever been in the workers’ compensation system has heard the phrase “independent medical examination,” or “IME.” An IME is an examination requested by an insurance company to be performed on an injured worker by a doctor who has never treated the injured worker before, is hand-picked by the insurance company and is…

In Pennsylvania, employers are required to carry special insurance coverage that provides benefits to compensate workers for a variety of losses such as medical care, lost wages and disability. However, workers’ compensation coverage bars employees from suing their employers — even if the harm was intentional, such as during an argument. While workers’ compensation can…

Every Pennsylvania motorist needs to be aware of a disturbing fact: recent statistics show that about one in seven drivers does not carry auto insurance coverage in spite of state insurance laws. Even if you do carry insurance, you can face significant expenses if you become injured in an accident caused by someone who fails…

The 2013-14 winter season has been unusually challenging for Pennsylvania drivers. Most cite the high outbreak of potholes as a significant issue. These craters in the road that seem to pop up overnight have caused blown tires and other significant damage to countless vehicles. Motorcyclists, bicyclists and even pedestrians can easily sustain severe injuries in…

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