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Understanding Your Insurance Policy’s “Dec” Page

May 22, 2018

When involved in a motor vehicle accident, it is wise to refer to the declarations page of your automobile insurance policy as soon as possible after the accident. However, because a declaration page may be long, confusing and in small print, not everyone may fully comprehend its components and the information therein. Mainly, the declarations […]

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Suing A Government Entity For A Defective Roadway

May 17, 2018

Motor vehicle accidents are typically caused by the negligence of drivers but also sometimes by a defect, i.e., unsafe condition, related to the design, construction or maintenance of the roadway. If a roadway defect causes or contributes to a motor vehicle accident, injured drivers and passengers may have to litigate against a governmental unit – […]

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Treating An Injury With Your Doctor After An Accident

May 15, 2018

After any type of accident, receiving a doctor’s assessment to determine the extent of an injury is crucial. The most obvious reason is that treatment is the essence of making a complete physical recovery. Another reason is that it is vital to establish any case for damages if another party was responsible for the injuries. […]

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How Labor Market Surveys Reduce Workers’ Comp Benefits

May 10, 2018

If you have been injured at work or have any questions about workers’ compensation, call today to consult with an experienced Pennsylvania workers’ compensation attorney and receive a free case evaluation. Employers use labor market surveys to reduce workers’ compensation benefits. However, a labor market survey is a theoretical analysis and does not typically reflect […]

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What Circumstances Cause Workers’ Compensation Benefits To End?

May 9, 2018

If you have been injured at work or have any questions about workers’ compensation, call Powell Law today to consult with an experienced Pennsylvania workers’ compensation attorney. Certain circumstances cause workers’ comp benefits to end. Here is a summary of the ways benefits may be modified or terminated: Full recovery An Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) […]

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Electronic Health Records May Prevent Adverse Medication Events

May 3, 2018

When taking prescribed medication at the direction of a physician or other health care provider, Pennsylvania residents must be cautious and take the time to understand all directions for use of the pharmaceutical product to prevent medication errors. Simply double-checking labels at the pharmacy is an effective prevention tool. If a problem is suspected at […]

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Medical Malpractice Claims And Prescription Medications

May 1, 2018

Over a century ago, in 1906, James Powell, Sr. founded a law firm to serve Northeastern Pennsylvania, primarily the growing towns of Scranton and Wilkes-Barre. With offices in Scranton, Stroudsburg, Moscow, and Taylor, today, Powell Law serves a far greater area than Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Powell Law provides experienced and effective legal representation in personal injury, medical […]

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Do You Have A Slip And Fall Case?

April 27, 2018

Properly litigating a personal injury case so that our clients make a complete and total recovery of their losses is always the first and foremost priority of the experienced personal injury attorneys at Powell Law. If you require legal counsel and assistance in litigating a claim for damages resulting from a personal injury based on […]

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What Medical Treatment Does Workers Comp Not Cover? The 90-Day Rule

April 25, 2018

The workers’ compensation system in Pennsylvania was created for the benefit of injured workers who have important rights when injured in the workplace. Powell Law will protect working individuals when they incur a work-injury by helping them obtain all of the benefits to which they are entitled. For 112 years, our attorneys have represented all […]

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