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Hit and Run Accidents Rising During COVID

Published on Feb 5, 2021 at 3:28 pm in Auto Accidents.

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The COVID pandemic has led to a lot of changes in our everyday lives. Throughout lockdown, many of us have been staying home more than ever, and we only leave for necessities or to work. Because of this, less people are on the road driving. But has this had a negative effect on the amount of accidents there have been? The Philadelphia Police Department claims that with less drivers on the road, people are driving more recklessly.

5 Tips for Safely Driving with Young Children

Published on Feb 5, 2021 at 2:05 pm in Auto Accidents.

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Being a parent isn’t easy. Having young children with you all the time makes even the simplest of daily tasks more complicated because you have to navigate doing that task while keeping your children safe. Driving is a prime example of an already dangerous activity that could put your life at risk at any time. With your children in the car, driving can feel even more risky. Not only do you have to focus on the road, but you also have to focus on your children and keeping them well-behaved and safe.

Law Changes Coming to Pennsylvania in 2021

Published on Nov 13, 2020 at 1:55 pm in Legal News.

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With every new year comes new laws. While laws can be introduced at various points throughout the year, we tend to take a look at law changes around the time January arrives. This is often when some of the biggest changes are introduced—especially January 1.

With 2021 right around the corner, we’ve started taking a look at what you can expect in regard to law changes for the new year in Pennsylvania. Some of the changes you can expect are in regard to new overtime rules, an online health insurance exchange, as well as updates on COVID-19 economic relief.

How Can I Find Out If My Doctor Has Ever Been Sued?

Published on Oct 29, 2020 at 6:43 pm in Medical Malpractice.

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Whether you’re looking for a new primary care provider or need to see a specialist, choosing a doctor is an important decision. Not all physicians and health facilities provide the same level of care. In the event a mistake is made, it’s possible it could be deemed medical malpractice.

Because you want to receive the best care for whatever ailment or medical concern you have, you’ll likely want to know whether there have been any formal complaints filed against any physician you’re considering. Let’s take a look at how you can find out if your doctor has ever been sued.

Tips for Driving Through Pennsylvania for the First Time

Published on Oct 23, 2020 at 1:22 pm in Auto Accidents.

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As a state in the northeastern part of the United States, Pennsylvania has a mix of all the seasons as well as rural and urban roads. When planning to drive through the commonwealth for the first time, there are some things you should consider so you know what to expect along your way. If you come from a place like the south, or an area where you’re not used to switching between rural and urban roads, then you could use some tips of how to drive in our state.

If you get into a car accident while driving through Pennsylvania, you could use the help of a local car accident lawyer from Shrager & Sachs, LLC. Our experienced Philadelphia personal injury attorneys are well-versed in state and local law and know how to build a strong claim for you after an accident that wasn’t your fault. You shouldn’t have to handle this alone—that’s where we can help.

What is the Process of Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Philadelphia?

Published on Oct 12, 2020 at 6:28 pm in Personal Injury.

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, on someone’s property, or by a doctor, you may be dealing with medical bills, lost wages from time off of work, and pain and suffering. While dealing with the consequences of an accident isn’t easy, it’s important to know you’re not alone. When negligence plays a role in an incident that resulted in injury, the victim has the right to pursue legal action against the at-fault party.

How Dangerous Is It to Multitask While Driving?

Published on Oct 8, 2020 at 5:55 pm in Auto Accidents.

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Most drivers have become desensitized to the danger that comes with driving a car on the road with other cars. That desensitization has allowed drivers to believe that multitasking while driving is a completely safe and normal thing to do. In reality, multitasking while driving is distracted driving, which is incredibly dangerous and can easily lead to collisions.

When a distracted driver’s actions cause a wreck that injures you or damages your property, you should feel comfortable taking legal action that holds them accountable. A car accident lawyer from Shrager & Sachs will guide you through the legal claims process and ensure that you feel confident in getting the compensation that you deserve for your injuries.

How to Prepare for a Medical Malpractice Deposition

Published on Sep 24, 2020 at 7:57 pm in Medical Malpractice.

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Medical malpractice claims are among the most complex areas of personal injury litigation. When you’ve been injured by a medical professional and decide to pursue a claim against them to seek compensation for your losses and suffering, you’ll want to be supported by an experienced legal representative who can explain the process to you. This way, you’ll know what to expect every step of the way.

Once your claim has reached the discovery phase, you’ll likely be asked to undergo a deposition. In order to alleviate some of the stress associated with that process, let’s take a look at how best to prepare for a medical malpractice deposition.

Congratulations to the Winner of the Shrager & Sachs Fall 2020 Scholarship

Published on Sep 22, 2020 at 6:01 pm in Firm News.

Shrager & Sachs is proud to announce that we’ve chosen a winner for our second annual scholarship– for Fall 2020. We were truly humbled by the quality applications we received. Thank you to everyone who applied! It was a pleasure to read every application we received.

Congratulations to Adriana Lopez of Texas!

Adriana will be attending law school at the University of Utah to pursue a career in Environmental Law.

This was the essay topic:

“How has your family’s background affected the way you see the world?”

The Most Common Factors That Can Affect Car Accident Settlements

Published on Sep 18, 2020 at 1:43 pm in Auto Accidents.

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After a car accident that wasn’t your fault, you shouldn’t be stuck with the costs of hospital bills, medication, and damage repairs. That’s why many victims of car accidents seek to recover damages from the party who was responsible for the collision. A personal injury lawyer helps victims determine what would be a fair settlement and guides them through the legal process so that they can fully understand what’s happening with their car accident claim.

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