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What Happens After You Win a Workers’ Compensation Case?

Published on Feb 11, 2023 in workers' compensation.

Securing workers’ compensation benefits can be an uphill battle. Many applicants are initially denied, forcing them to go through an appeals process in order to secure the benefits they are rightfully owed. With so much effort going into winning these benefits, few people give much thought to what happens after you win a workers’ compensation […]

Is Lane Splitting Legal in Pennsylvania?

Published on Dec 23, 2022 in Motorcycle Accidents.

When you ride along with motorcyclists here in Williamsport or elsewhere in Pennsylvania, how often do you notice them attempting to navigate around other vehicles when traffic congestion exists? You likely notice it quite a bit, which may lead you to wonder if their actions are lawful. While some states allow motorcyclists to split lanes, […]

How To Calculate the Costs of Future Medical Care

Published on Dec 23, 2022 in Personal Injury.

People who suffer paralysis, amputation, cognitive impairment, or other catastrophic injuries typically require medical care for the rest of their lives. Even less-permanent injuries like broken bones and burns can require months or years of treatment and therapy. This often amounts to tens of thousands of dollars in bills. If you were hurt suddenly and […]

How Is Nursing Home Abuse Investigated?

Published on Nov 11, 2022 in Nursing Home Abuse.

The decision to place a loved one in a nursing home is never easy. However, depending on a parent’s or grandparent’s illness, injury, or severity of their condition, a nursing home is often the safest place for them to be. Residential nursing home facilities provide services (including round-the-clock care) that Pennsylvania families are simply not […]

How To Inform an Insurance Company About an Accident

Published on Nov 9, 2022 in car accidents.

After you’ve been in a car accident in Williamsport, conversing with your Pennsylvania auto insurance company is the last thing you want to do. However, it’s necessary to report the accident as soon as possible. Read on to learn more about how to inform an insurance company about an accident you were involved in. Our […]

Defining the Term “Gross Negligence” in Pennsylvania

Published on Oct 14, 2022 in Personal Injury.

Negligence is a fundamental legal concept in personal injury law. It describes a failure to uphold a duty to keep others safe—and instead acting in such a way that someone is harmed. When a person is injured in an accident caused by negligence, they have the right to take legal action against the party responsible […]

How Often Do Fatal Motorcycle Accidents Happen?

Published on Oct 14, 2022 in Motorcycle Accidents.

Motorcycle accidents are often deadly. This sentiment is well-known throughout the motorcycle riding community in Pennsylvania, but do you know how often fatal motorcycle accidents happen? Unfortunately, the number of fatal motorcycle crashes is on the rise in our state. Losing a loved one is never an easy experience. However, if your family member was […]

Common Causes of Rollover Accidents

Published on Sep 14, 2022 in car accidents.

You often see rollover accidents in movies, but may wonder if they happen in real life. These serious car crashes do happen all the time here in Williamsport and across Pennsylvania. While they’re perhaps more common among certain vehicles, they can involve almost any of them and often result in severe injuries and fatalities when […]

What Do Workers’ Compensation Benefits Cover?

Published on Sep 14, 2022 in workers' compensation.

The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Disease Acts makes it mandatory for employers in PA to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Workers’ comp insurance exists to provide financial benefits to workers who are injured, acquire an illness, or experience the worsening of a health condition due to their employment. But getting these benefits after an on-the-job […]

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What To Know About Tire Blowouts

Most of us have either seen portions of tires discarded on the highway or interstate. You may have even watched footage on the news or social media showing a tire blowing out, a motorist losing control of their vehicle, and becoming entangled in a crash. Here at Stapp Law, LLC, we want you to know […]

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How Does Workers’ Comp Pay for Lost Wages in Pennsylvania?

You’re injured, and now you can’t work. How will you pay your rent, mortgage, car note, and other bills? Will you be able to afford groceries and keep the lights on? And if you were injured on the job, do you know how workers’ comp pays for lost wages in Pennsylvania? We know this is […]

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Pennsylvania Car Seat Laws

For over 60 years, motor vehicle crashes were the single leading cause of death for children in the United States. Only in very recent years has firearm injuries overtaken the top place, with car crashes remaining in the leading first or second positions in the past few years of research. Following all Pennsylvania car seat […]

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