People are involved in various kinds of accidents each day, automobile accidents, slips at department stores, industrial accidents and many more. As apologetic as the violator may be in such cases, that still does not remove the liabilities that he or she is responsible for. The victim in those cases often suffer more than just the physical injuries sustained. Sometimes, there is emotional trauma involved. There is property damage to consider. A victim may actually have a case for a personal injury lawsuit. In those instances, a Personal Injury Lawyer in Allentown PA insists that you take action quickly to determine if you will be able to recover damages.
In Pennsylvania (as with other states or Commonwealths), there is a statute of limitation law for the filing of any personal injury lawsuits. The victim has two years from the date of the injury to file the personal injury lawsuit. After this, chances of recovery are going to be very difficult, if at all. In fact, the Pennsylvania civil court system may even refuse to hear the case at any time after the expiration of the limitation.
Pennsylvania also employs the “shared fault rule.” This rule states that the violating party can actually complain that the victim is mostly or partly at fault for whatever injury has occurred. If such a claim is found to be in favor of the violator, this will naturally affect what the victim can collect. The scary part is that if the victim is found to be more than 50 percent at fault for his or her own injury, the violating party may actually not have to give anything at all.
While this hardly seems fair, especially if the violator’s case is a mere technicality, there are ways to ensure that you as the victim will not come up lacking. The Law Offices of Pfeiffer & Bruno have been representing personal injury cases for more than 29 years in Easton, Pennsylvania and the surrounding areas. The attorneys are certified in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania. If you would like to secure their legal advice as a Personal Injury Lawyer in Allentown PA, visit their website, pfeifferbrunolaw.com. At the website, follow the link that directs you to “get redirected here.”