Keeping Older Drivers Safe on the Road: A MyPhillyLawyer Guide
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on January 23rd, 2018
As drivers get older, their reaction times, eyesight and driving skills can deteriorate, making them less safe on the roads. For families which have older drivers, including grandparents and elderly parents, this can be a difficult and sensitive subject to raise, but it is important that such discussions be considered and taken on. We all remember the freedom, the thrill and the excitement of getting our driver's license when we were teenagers. With that piece...
What to Do if You are in a Car Crash: A Guide from MyPhillyLawyer
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on January 12th, 2018
Vehicle crashes can happen anytime, especially when winter weather turns slippery and nasty. That's why it’s a good idea to periodically review the correct steps to take to protect you and your passengers if you are ever involved in a vehicle crash with another motorist who is drunk, distracted or making bad choices on our roadways. These kinds of crashes happen when innocent drivers least expect them. Here's what you can do if you are...
Video Blog: Statute of Limitations
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on May 6th, 2010
Have you been injured in an accident? Generally, you only have two years from the date of the accident to file a personal injury claim. It is important that you contact a lawyer right away so as not to miss your opportunity to recover compensation for your injuries. However, there are some exceptions to this rule. In this month's video blog, Attorney Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer explains the exceptions to the general statute of limitations...
Video Blog: Full Coverage vs. Full Tort
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on April 2nd, 2010
If you have full coverage auto insurance, this means you have comprehensive, collision and theft insurance for your car. However, it does not mean you will receive all of the coverage you can purchase. In this month's video blog, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer explains the difference between full coverage and full tort. He explains why you should make sure to have full tort in order to protect you and your family in the event of...
Video Blog: Birth Injuries
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on March 1st, 2010
If your child has been injured during the birthing process, you may be entitled to financial compensation for their medical care. You may also receive compensation for suffering and loss of quality of life due to the birth injury. In this month's video blog, attorney Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer lists the three most common ways a birth injury occurs. He also emphasizes the firm's role in securing compensation so that parents can maximize their child's...
Video Blog: Work Injuries
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on January 26th, 2010
Were you or a loved one injured at work? You may be able to file a third-party claim for pain and suffering in addition to collecting workers' compensation from your employer. In this video blog, attorney Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer, discusses third-party injury claims. He stresses the importance of hiring a personal injury lawyer who understands the intricacies of workers' compensation law and knows how to maximize the compensation you receive.
Video Blog: Slip and Fall Accidents
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on January 13th, 2010
Can you explain what caused your slip and fall accident? If not, you may not be able to recover compensation for your injuries. In this video blog from MyPhillyLawyer.com, Attorney Dean Weitzman explains the importance of identifying the cause and responsible party for your trip, slip and fall accident. He assures that the attorneys of Silvers, Langsam & Weitzman will help you with the discovery process and with filing a successful claim.
Video Blog: Mass Transportation
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on December 1st, 2009
With the increased use of mass transportation systems, comes the increase in accidents. If you have been injured in a bus accident, subway crash or in another accident as the result of negligence, you need a lawyer experienced in handling these cases. In this short video, Dean Weitzman of Silvers, Langsam & Weitzman ¾ better known as MyPhillyLawyer ¾ explains how these cases are unique. As a result, he stresses the importance of hiring an...
Video Blog: Why Should I Sue?
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on October 20th, 2009
Have you been injured in a car accident, construction accident, slip and fall accident or otherwise as the result of another's negligence or carelessness? If so, you may be reluctant to sue. In this video blog, Attorney Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer explains that insurance companies put money aside specifically for people who are injured. You are entitled to recover that money in order to compensate for medical bills and other financial obligations as the result...