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How Are Personal Injury Lawyers Paid?

November 30, 2017

Many clients wonder how personal injury attorneys are paid. At Powell Law, a consultation with our experienced attorneys is FREE! For over a century, yes, over a century, the attorneys at Powell Law have litigated on behalf of Pennsylvania personal injury and motor vehicle accident victims. Properly litigating a personal injury case so that our […]

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What Is The Statute Of Limitations For Wrongful Death And Survival Actions?

November 7, 2017

Wrongful death and survival are two available causes of action to compensate the relatives of an accident victim. For 111 years, the attorneys at Powell Law have helped individuals suffering the loss of a loved one receive compensation through both of these causes of action. Families in this unfortunate situation require experienced legal counsel to […]

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Statutes Of Limitations For Personal Injury Claims In Pennsylvania

May 11, 2016

Like every other state, Pennsylvania has “statutes of limitations,” which in civil law define the time limits for parties filing lawsuits. They are usually determined by the type of cause of action in an individual case. Once the statute begins to run, a civil lawsuit must be brought against a party within the time prescribed […]

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What Is A Wrongful Death Claim?

May 10, 2016

Negligent or wrongful conduct sometimes causes the unthinkable – the death of a loved one. For the benefit of the survivors, Pennsylvania statute allows a “right of action” to recover damages for the death of a family member. Pursuant to 42 Pa. C.S.A. § 8301(a), a wrongful death action is a claim “to recover damages […]

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