PRINCIPLES v. REALITY: THE COST OF LITIGATION

04.25.17 PAL Blog

By: Pamela A. Lee, Esquire PLee@DiorioSereni.com As I was walking out of the courthouse last week, I overheard the conversation of two adults who were leaving ahead of me. Engaged in an obviously heated discussion, the woman bellowed to the man, “I’m going to hire a lawyer and I’m gonna sue … it’s just wrong […]

The Dangers of Distracted Driving: How the Law is Fighting Back

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By: Pamela A. Lee, Esquire        plee@dioriosereni.com In 2015 alone, there were over 14,800 crashes in Pennsylvania in which distracted driving played a role in the crash.  61 of those were fatal crashes.  That’s nearly 5,285 more crashes than those attributed to drunk drivers in the same year. Distracted drivers continue to put our children, parents, […]

Pokémon GO – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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By: Pamela A. Lee, Esquire plee@dioriosereni.com Pokémon! Gotta catch’em all! These are the lyrics to the theme song all Pokémon lovers (and their parents) know so well. Kids of all ages-from ages 5 to 50-are playing the new Pokémon GO interactive virtual game on their mobile devices. Using the mobile device’s GPS system, players walk […]

Car Insurance: Full Tort or Limited Tort? What This Choice Means to You

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By: Robert B. George, Esquire rgeorge@dioriosereni.com Pennsylvania law requires that you buy and maintain a minimum level of liability and medical expense car insurance coverage, and requires you to buy and maintain these types of coverage only. Any additional types of car insurance coverage, or any coverage in excess of the amounts required by law, […]

Smart Phone – Not So Smart While Driving

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Authored by: Matthew H. Fry, Esquire mfry@dioriosereni.com   In Pennsylvania, police are cracking down on distracted drivers who are seen using their smart phones while driving. According to the administrative office for Pennsylvania Courts, tickets are up 43 percent from 2014 to 2015.  As more people are using their phones while driving, ticketing for these […]

DANGER AHEAD: 2015 Marked Largest Increase in Motor Vehicle Deaths in 50 Years

By: Pamela A. Lee, Esquire plee@dioriosereni.com According to the National Safety Council, 2015 was the deadliest driving year since 2008, with an estimated 38,300 people killed on the roads. What’s worse, the National Safety Council (NSC) estimates that the 8% increase in 2015 motor vehicle deaths from 2014 is the largest year-over-year percent increase in […]

Slip Sliding Away, Part II – What to do if you Slip and Fall on Someone Else’s Property

By : Matthey H. Fry mfry@dioriosereni.com With the snow and ice in full swing this winter, it will be up to property and business owners to keep sidewalks, parking lots, and walkways clear of ice and snow. For business owners, care must be taken to keep floors dry as customers track snow and ice as […]

Slip Sliding Away…What to Do if You’re in a Car Crash

By: Matthew H. Fry, Esq. mfry@dioriosereni.com It’s that time of year again with the extreme cold and bad weather finally upon us. With the first major storm approaching, you can expect more than a few road hazards and unfortunately, car crashes. Please be careful if you have to drive in inclement weather, but if you […]

What to Do After You Have Been Injured in a Car Crash – First Protect Your Health, Then Protect Your Legal Rights

When you have been injured in a car crash caused by the negligence (or, in other words, the carelessness) of another person, you need to immediately take the right steps to ensure that you first protect your health, and then protect your legal rights. Promptly Get the Proper Medical Care You Need The most important […]

What Does the “Standard of Care” Mean in Medical Malpractice Cases

by Mark A. Sereni The “Standard of Care” Means the Appropriate Level of Care that Medical Providers Must Deliver to Their Patients In most personal injury cases, one necessary element for the recovery of compensation is a finding of negligence or, in other words, carelessness by the defendant. So in these cases, to obtain compensation, […]

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