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Injured Pennsylvania Bus Driver Cannot Collect UIM Insurance Benefits From Personal Policy

Are regular use exclusions enforceable in Pennsylvania? Today's Legal Intelligencer is reporting on the following underinsured motorist case involving the ability to recover insurance…

Scott Cooper

Car Crashes No Longer Leading Cause Of Death

What is the number one cause of injury and death in the United States? The answer may surprise you.

Suicide has surpassed car accidents as the No. 1 cause of injury-related death in the…

Scott Cooper

Pennsylvania Superior Court Upholds Central Pennsylvania $450,000 Verdict

The Pottsville Republican Herald is reporting about a Berks County lumber company which must pay an Orwigsburg woman more than $450,000, as a three-judge state Superior Court panel upheld a jury…

Scott Cooper

Should Drunk Driving Penalties be Made Tougher? Pennsylvania Car Accident

Do you think Pennsylvania and other states should make drunk driving penalties even tougher, especially when a person is killed in a car accident caused by a drunk driver? Do you think drunk…

Scott Cooper

Be Careful In School Parking Lots

With the beginning of the school year it is important to stress to our kids about parking lot safety, especially at schools. What tips or advice would you suggest are ways to be safer in school…

Joe Chapman

Pennsylvanians: what do you think about the Chamber of Commerce report?

The attorneys who work for big businesses think the legal climate in Pennsylvania is not as beneficial to their employers as other states. Is this bad? Is it good? Each of you needs to make your…

Scott Cooper

Enhanced Pennsylvania Road Sign Safety Law In Effect

A new Pennsylvania state law imposing stiff penalties on motorists who ignore road closed or other safety warning signs and devices is now in effect.

Act 114, signed on July 5 by Governor Tom…

Scott Cooper

Drive Safely Over Labor Day Weekend – Watch For Checkpoints – Avoid Car Accidents

How dangerous are Pennsylvania roads over a typical Labor Day weekend? Do you believe that additional DUI checkpoints are necessary to avoid car accidents and injuries?

State police will team…

Scott Cooper

Pennsylvania Federal Court Invalidates Underinsured Motorist Sign Down

The Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently issued its decision in a case involving the validity of an alleged written request for lower underinsured motorist (UIM) coverage. The case is…

Scott Cooper

Pennsylvania Trial Court Order Second Defense Exam

A northeast Pennsylvnaia trial court recently issued an Order relating to a motion to compel a Plaintiff to undergo a second IME in a case involving a car accident resulting in a third party and…