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Auto Makers Implement Automatic Emergency Braking Technology

January 15, 2019

In 2016, several automakers, twenty in fact, that control 99 percent of the U.S. market agreed to make Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) a standard feature across almost all of their models by 2022. As the one-year anniversary of this pledge approaches, some manufacturers have made a considerable effort in honoring this commitment, while others have […]

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Pennsylvania Passes New IRE statute: What It Means, Part 2

January 10, 2019

The Pennsylvania workers’ compensation system grants substantial rights to workers injured during the scope of their employment. Powell Law protects workers who have suffered injuries in the workplace by helping them assert their rights to obtain workers’ compensation benefits. The attorneys and staff of Powell Law are experienced in helping injured workers cope with their […]

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Pennsylvania Passes New IRE statute: What It Means, Part 1

January 8, 2019

Over a hundred years ago, the Pennsylvania legislature created a workers’ compensation system designed to compensate workers for losses incurred because of on-the-job injuries. This body of law has evolved over decades and recently a significant change occurred to Pennsylvania’s “Impairment Rating Evaluation” system, which had been in place for the last thirty years. So, […]

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Four Ways A Business Can Obtain Workers’ Compensation Coverage

January 4, 2019

For 112 years, Powell Law has represented all types of workers in workers’ compensation cases. The Pennsylvania legislature enacted laws that created a workers’ compensation system for the benefit of workers who are injured on the job. If you have any questions about a potential claim for workers’ compensation benefits, the attorneys at Powell Law […]

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Heart And Blood Pressure Medication Recalled Because Of Impurity Found In Active Ingredient

January 2, 2019

The attorneys at Powell Law like to remain vigilant for products that may be dangerous to consumers. If you have any questions about litigating a claim for damages caused by a defective product, contact Powell Law. Our decades of experience make it the clear and obvious choice to meet all your legal needs, especially for […]

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Defenses To Personal Injury Lawsuits

December 26, 2018

There are many defenses to personal injury cases. There are those defenses which “negate” or “deny” liability like mistake of fact and there are also defenses which “avoid” liability such as “affirmative defenses” like assumption of the risk. By raising an affirmative defense, the defendant is asserting that even if the defendant committed all of […]

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What Happens If I Need Medical Care After A Motor Vehicle Accident?

December 21, 2018

You’ve been hurt in an accident and you require medical attention immediately following the accident as well as in the days, even months ahead. Pennsylvania uses an “at-fault” system for paying automobile claims thus injured parties must try to settle with the at-fault party’s insurer or go to court and litigate to recover their damages. […]

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Co-Existing With Trucks On Pennsylvania’s Highways

December 19, 2018

As traffic volume increases and room to operate decreases on Pennsylvania’s roads, sharing the highway with large semi-trucks is even more dangerous. Semi-trucks (also called tractors) with trailers often weigh as much as the federal limit of 80,000 pounds, which is 25 to 40 times more than most automobiles. Truckers are currently lobbying for a […]

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The Stages Of A P.I. Case, Part 4: Resolution

December 13, 2018

Proceeding through the legal system with a claim for damages based on personal injuries is not as simple and expedient as most people would desire. Victims and potential plaintiffs who know as much as possible about the process should be better equipped to handle the inherent stress of what may be a long, arduous journey. […]

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