You may be pretty familiar with reporting and handling a car accident that you are involved in when you are one of the drivers, but do you know what happens when someone else is driving your car and gets into an accident? Whose car insurance covers the accident? Who is held responsible for any injuries?
Sometimes, accidents occur when you are on another party’s property. This could happen while you’re out to dinner at a restaurant, shopping at a retail establishment, or even visiting a friend’s house. Of course, some accidents are minor and don’t result in significant injury. Others, however, can result in more severe injuries, disrupting your life […]
If you’ve been charged with DUI in Pennsylvania, you likely have a lot on your mind. Punishments for this offense can often be severe, as license suspensions, hefty fines, and possible jail time are all on the table, even for first-time offenders. While it is a serious crime, charges can be filed unjustly or due […]
Simply put — personal injury law is a type of tort lawsuit where the person filing the claim has suffered physical or emotional harm. Personal injury is a result of another person’s negligence and typically involves legal involvement. Filing a lawsuit for a personal injury allows those affected to be compensated financially.
Driving under the influence of alcohol is incredibly dangerous. If you’re caught driving over the legal limit, you can face a fine, have your license suspended, and even wind up in jail. Of course, all of these consequences pale in comparison to the guilt and regret you’ll deal with if you end up injuring or […]
You must have car insurance to legally drive in Pennsylvania. If you’ve just moved to Pennsylvania, you must have at least the state’s minimum insurance to avoid penalties. To stay on the road in the Keystone State, you must have at least the following minimum insurance:
You’ve gone out for the night, either to a friend’s house or to a local drinking establishment, and now you’re on your way home. You drive up toward an intersection and see signs, flashing lights, stopped cars, and officers walking around. You’ve pulled up to a DUI checkpoint. So, what are your options?
The temperature is getting colder, stores are starting to put up their holiday lights, and butterball turkeys are available in every grocery store — the holidays have officially arrived. If you’re like most Americans, you’ll probably be doing some travel this holiday. According to data from AAA, about 101 million Americans traveled by vehicle during […]
A Miranda warning (more commonly known as Miranda rights) is a right to silence given by police to a suspect during criminal proceedings. Miranda rights allow you to invoke your 5th amendment right to avoid accidentally incriminating yourself by making statements that can be used against you later in a court of law. While most […]
Getting injured in a car crash or bitten by a dog both fall under the category of personal injury and can be equally traumatic, but the laws surrounding these incidents and the damages you could potentially recover differ greatly in Pennsylvania. We at Kalikhman & Rayz, LLC, the personal injury lawyers in Montgomery County, PA, […]