If You Are in an Automobile Accident . . .

There are approximately 12 million car accidents in the United States each year. It is a disturbing fact that you or someone you know is likely to be involved in an auto accident. Take a few minutes to read the

What to Do When You Are Injured in an Auto Accident

If you have been injured in an accident and have hired an attorney to assist you in making a claim, try to keep the following in mind: Help Your Attorney Help You Your attorney is on your side, fighting for

Automobile Airbags: Know the Risks

There is no question that airbags have saved thousands of lives. However, the government also estimates that hundreds of people have been killed by their airbags. Therefore it is important to know the risks. A car’s airbags fully deploy in

Collisions with Pedestrians

The Stats When a pedestrian and a car collide, the pedestrian always loses out. In 2009, about 5,900 pedestrians lost their lives in such collisions in the United States, or one every 90 minutes. These deaths account for 11% of

RV Accidents: Preparing For The Worst

RVs of all sizes are becoming more and more popular. With their increased popularity, there is a higher probability of their involvement in accidents on the highways and byways of our country. However, with some advance planning, you will be

What to Do If You are in a Car Accident

When people are in a car accident, it often occurs that they are so undone by the experience that all prior knowledge and common sense goes out the window.  I recently had a client tell me he was hit and

Sandra Worthington Personal Injury Lawyer in Practice 30 Years

Sandra Worthington, personal injury lawyer, celebrating 30 years in practice this year!   For more information on visit the Worthington Law Group website.          

Snow Creates Conditions for Serious Accidents Today

Snow creates treacherous conditions and many accidents on PA roads

Never Let Your Auto Insurance Lapse

A prospective client called me a few days ago.  He had been in a bad auto accident and was injured.  Unfortunately, he had been in the process of shopping for a cheaper auto policy and his old policy had lapsed

Accidents Caused by Another Driver using GPS or Texting

There is little reason to think that using a GPS system in the car is any less distracting than texting or fiddling with the car radio.  Numerous accidents occur each day on the highways of the world while drivers attempt

Make Sure You Have Full Tort on Your Insurance Policy

Do yourself and your family a very important favor in 2013-add FULL TORT to your auto insurance policy. Without it you simply do not have adequate insurance. I deal with insurance companies every day and why do you think I

How to Reduce Your Auto Insurance Premiums

Many people ask me during or after I handle their accident case, how can I reduce my auto insurance premiums without going unprotected?  I advise them to always keep their FULL tort coverage which is critical, no matter what it

Minor Damage to Your car? The Insurance Company won’t Believe You Were Injured!

Many insurance companies are taking the approach that unless there was fairly serious damage to your car in an accident, you could not have been very seriously injured.  While this is simply not supported by science in all cases, it

Make Sure You Have Uninsured Motorist Insurance

Do not ever leave the scene of an accident without getting the license plate number, at the VERY least, of the driver who hit you. I have recently had two cases of hit and run in which both my client

Pedestrian Accidents and LIMITED TORT

The way in which your selection of limited tort coverage vs. full tort coverage affects your claim if you were a pedestrian at the time of the accident

Auto policies with very low property damage limits in PA are a real problem

Buy collision insurance for your clunker unless you are prepared to replace it out of your pocket.

Limited Tort vs. Full Tort – What Does it Matter?

How do I choose between the limited tort option and the full tort option?  Features of the “limited tort” option are that you basically forfeit your right to sue for pain and suffering, loss of life’s pleasures, embarrassment, inconvenience, and

How do you select the best automobile insurance coverages in PA?

How do I choose the correct car insurance in Pennsylvania? There are numerous things to remember when purchasing your car insurance.  “The Golden Rules” include the following: Never drop a type of coverage unless you actually know what you are

8 AUTO ACCIDENT MYTHS YOU MAY HAVE HEARD

BELIEVE THESE AUTO ACCIDENT MYTHS AND YOU WILL REGRET IT! If you are reasonable and honest with the insurance company you will get a reasonable settlement proposal from them. When you are in an accident and the insurance company asks

Why am I Writing This Blog?

I am sick and tired of seeing insurance companies take advantage of people “before” they have had a chance to speak to an attorney. For years, one major insurance company would encourage claimants to not hire an attorney. Frankly, you

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