Ask Andy: Rear-End Car Accident, Sudden Emergency Defense, and Related Injuries

Neuwirth Law Firm – Philadelphia Personal Injury · Ask Andy Rear End Crash Andrew Neuwirth Injury Lawyer Philadelphia Transcript Good morning and welcome to Ask Andy. This is a daily podcast about personal injury practice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I’m Andrew Neuwirth, so I wanted to talk to you today about situations where you are rear ended in a car crash. …

Are Airbag Injuries Common in Car Accidents

While the airbags may save you from something far worse, they often produce unexpected injuries in the course of doing their job. These devices have saved many lives, but the need to deploy an airbag in a split second before you would hit a door or steering wheel generates its own set of dangers. Let’s take an example of a …

Know Your Rights With Underinsured Motorist Coverage

Pennsylvania law says that your insurer must offer you insurance, called underinsured motorist (UIM) coverage, in case you are hit by a driver who does not have enough insurance. UIM insurance is part of every auto policy. You wouldn’t knowingly value your own well-being less than that of a stranger who injures you in an accident. Unfortunately, this happens to …

Texting While Driving and What Happens in Actual Case Situations:

Unless you witness someone with their head looking in their lap when they strike you, it is often pretty hard to prove that someone was texting and driving at the time of an accident. This is because texts are not usually time stamped to the moment of impact and the moment of impact is usually not nailed down to a …

Underinsured Motorist Coverage (UIM)

Insurance issues: Are you covered? What would happen to you in this case? Do you know? A nice young man is a passenger in a car driven by his friend. The friend is driving recklessly and crashes the car. The passenger’s leg is broken in the crash and needs surgery. I get involved to make a claim against the man …

I Was In A LYFT Car Accident

Were you in a Lyft or UBER car when you were in a car accident? Who will help with your injuries? Is there coverage for your medical bills? When you are the PASSENGER in a Lyft or UBER vehicle: When you are the passenger in an UBER or LYFT car, the driver has car insurance for his personal vehicle that …