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WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS WHEN IT COMES TO DOG BITES?

July 28, 2016

Over the summer months, a lot of people are spending more time outside for recreational activities: camping, cook outs, swimming, vacationing, etc. With all the increased activity outdoors, there comes an increased risk for dog bites.

Personal injury attorney Dave Pollick shared insight with WPMT-FOX43, providing answers to some of the most common questions we receive in dog bite cases.

DOG DAYS OF SUMMER

July 6, 2016

The ASPCA reports that approximately 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year in the United States. Personal injury attorney Dave Pollick shared insight with WHTM’s Good Day PA, providing answers to some of the most common questions we receive in dog bite cases.

 

FIREWORKS AT HOME AND LIABILITY

July 1, 2016

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission reports about 230 firework related injuries every year around the Fourth of July holiday, and most of those injuries are happening at home parties. Dale E. Anstine’s Personal Injury Attorney Dave Pollick stopped by FOX43 to share his insights on firework safety and how to help prevent accidental injuries.

 

HOW WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW WORKS FOR YOU

June 9, 2016

June is National Safety Month–a month that is focused on reducing the leading causes of injury and death at work, on the roads, and in our homes and communities. Specifically, this month, Dale E. Anstine attorneys are educating the public on injuries in the workplace and how workers’ compensation law protects you.

 


CAN MY INSURANCE COMPANY SPY ON ME?

February 16, 2016

The thought of an insurance company going to certain measures to undermine or disprove a case can bring stress and discomfort. Insurance companies may use a variety of methods to gather information throughout the claim and litigation process.  Dave Pollick shares with FOX43 how they spy on you, and what you can do about it.


 

WHAT’S MY CASE WORTH? WHO MAKES THE DECISION AND HOW DO THEY DECIDE?

January 19, 2016
When you are negotiating an insurance claim, you will likely be dealing with the insurance adjuster, who will investigate the case in order to determine the settlement offer. The insurance company will likely seek to get out of the situation by paying as little as possible or nothing at all, often minimizing the plaintiff’s injuries.


THE INSURANCE COMPANY STOPPED PAYING MY MEDICAL BILLS. WHAT DO I DO?

December 15, 2015
The inability to obtain payment of medical bills is one of the most common issues in dealing with an injury. Workers’ compensation benefits, auto insurance policies and medical reports with complicated language can be overwhelming during an already stressful situation.


DISTRACTED AND IMPAIRED DRIVING

December 2, 2015
Did you know when you text your eyes are off the road for an average of 5 seconds? Going 55 mph, that’s enough time to cover the length of a football field!

 


WHY IS THE INSURANCE COMPANY OFFERING LESS THAN I OWE FOR MY TOTALED CAR?

November 10, 2015
According to Pennsylvania law, a vehicle is considered a “total loss” or “totaled” if the repair estimate is 80% or more than the fair market value. Your auto insurance company may offer a settlement based on the fair market value. Since vehicles depreciate quickly in value, the insurance settlement may not cover the amount that is still owed on the loan or lease, leaving you “upside down.”

 


DO I NEED A LAWYER FOR MY AUTO ACCIDENT OR WORKERS’ COMP CLAIM?

October 20, 2015
When you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, you may have overwhelming questions about what to do and where to turn. Your life and the lives of those who depend on you can be instantly changed and you may be faced with expensive medical bills and lost wages.

 


WORKPLACE INJURIES CAUSED BY THE ACTIONS OF ANOTHER

September 29, 2015
Even the most responsible employees can sustain an injury due to the actions of another. Third party liability may arise when bodily injury is caused by an individual or entity separate from the employer due to negligent or reckless actions.


SLIP AND FALL INJURIES

August 18, 2015
Slip and fall injuries often impose considerable financial burden due to missed work and medical costs. Property owners have certain responsibilities to ensure the safe condition of their premises for guests, visitors, customers or employees. At the same time, guests and others who venture on to both private and public properties have responsibilities based on the reason for their visit.


UNDERSTANDING YOUR VEHICLE INSURANCE POLICY

July 21, 2015
Understanding your insurance policy is critical to ensure that you are covered in the event of an accident. The choices that you make related to your coverage determine your rights to compensation and action following an accident.


UNDERSTANDING YOUR WORKERS’ COMP RIGHTS

June 16, 2015
After a work injury, it’s critical to take the right steps to protect your rights and get a specialized workers’ comp attorney on your side. Attorney Dave  Pollick shares tips and important information in this segment.


MOTORCYCLE SAFETY AWARENESS

May 19, 2015
While we know that no one hopes an accident will happen, it’s critical to ensure you are prepared and protected. This means making sure you have the right insurance coverage and you understand your rights following an accident.


DISTRACTED DRIVING AWARENESS

April 28, 2015
Even though the use of handheld cellphones by motorists to send or receive texts, emails or messages of any kind is prohibited in Pennsylvania, there are more than 10,000 annual distracted driving crashes in the state and it is estimated that 10% of are the result of handheld cellphone use.

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