November 2016 Archives

4 Common mistakes to avoid after a car accident

When an accident occurs, most of the time it's a surprise and comes out of nowhere. You can often be in shock when dealing with the immediate aftermath of an accident. It's impossible to really prepare for the affects an accident will have, which may cause you to forget important steps in gathering information for making a claim. When you fail to gather all the pertinent information, it could hurt your chances of being fairly compensated. Here are some common mistakes people make after being in a car accident:

Don't make these 6 common worker's compensation mistakes

Workers' compensation is a system of laws that provide employees with insurance and payment of lost wages should they be injured on the job. These claims can often be difficult to fight, even if it seems obvious that your injury happened at work and should be covered. The following tips will help you avoid some of the common reasons why workers' comp claims are often denied.

What it means to live in a "choice no-fault" car insurance state

Pennsylvania is a "choice no-fault" car insurance state, which means that drivers have the option to choose between no-fault insurance and traditional tort insurance policies.

Upcoming Pennsylvania CLE for comp professionals on both sides of the aisle

Leading workers' comp attorneys will discuss evidence, new laws, procedure and appeals.

The National Business Institute, an organization offering continuing legal education for professionals, is offering a course entitled "Workers' Compensation: Critical Essentials from Both Sides of the Aisle" on Tuesday, December 13 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Winter Driving is Coming, but That's not the Issue

Pennsylvania's capitol city rarely gets the volume of snow that those to the north of us under the sway of the "lake effect" do, but we get our fair share. And often seemingly more dangerous than snow is freezing rain, or wet roads that freeze once the sun goes down in the winter. It's with this in mind that we'd like to remind all drivers to slow down and exercise caution on winter roads to avoid vehicle accidents.

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