Larry Pitt & Associates, P.C.

1918 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103, United States

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  • 215.546.0389

Can You Recover for an Accident That Is Partly Your Fault?

In Pennsylvania, the court follows a rule of comparative negligence. This means the responsibility of each party for the accident is taken into account…more
| Personal Injury

What Is Employer Workers’ Compensation Fraud?

Workers’ compensation is a state-mandated program that provides money and medical benefits to workers injured or made ill at their workplaces. Workers’ compensation helps injured workers and protects employers from personal…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Is It Too Late to File?

The law imposes deadlines for filing claims for workers’ compensation benefits and personal injury lawsuits. In fact, your workers’ compensation claims may be denied if you do not notify your employer within 120 days of your…more
| Civil Procedure, Worker’s Compensation

What Should You Do After a Car Accident?

You did not see the car before it hit you. Like anyone else, you are shaken up after an accident. You think you are okay, but you do not really know what happened, or even what to do next…more
| Personal Injury

What Is My Case Worth?

People are injured every day in car, truck and other accidents. You may suffer a burn from a defective product or prolonged illness from misdiagnosis. An important question when injured by the negligence of others is how much…more
| Personal Injury

Legal Help: Can You Afford it?

While shopping, an item on an upper shelf catches your attention. You step up, but as you do, you slip on liquid you had not seen on the floor. You take a serious fall and break your arm…more
| Personal Injury

What Compensation is Available After a Family Member’s Wrongful Death?

The mother of a three-year-old recently filed a wrongful death claim after a helicopter crash in Pennsylvania killed the child and three other passengers, including the child’s father. Crystal McKain requested more than $550,000…more
| Personal Injury

What Are My Options if a Family Member Was Killed in a Workplace Accident?

A 66-year-old golf course employee was killed recently while working at Cherry Wood Golf Course in Bell Township. Dennis Miller was mowing the 14th hole when something caused the tractor pulling the mower to tilt backward…more
| Personal Injury, Worker’s Compensation

Can I Be Fired for Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Workers’ compensation is often positively viewed as a compromise between employers and their employees in the event of a workplace injury. It creates a trade-off that gives the injured worker automatic and quickly received…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Worker’s Compensation

I Was Told I Was Partially at Fault For My Accident — Can I Still Get Compensation?

A Pennsylvania man was recently arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) and causing a one-car accident that injured his passenger. The car rolled over, coming to rest on its roof and the passenger suffered serious…more
| Personal Injury

How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim?

The family of Carrie Goretzka was awarded $109 million for her wrongful death. West Penn Power Co. was found responsible for faulty splices in power lines that fell in Goretzka’s yard. When the power went out in the house, she…more
| Personal Injury

Who Can Receive Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

In 2011, there were 186 workplace deaths in Pennsylvania. Of those, the largest number of deaths resulted from transportation incidents. The workers’ compensation system provides a buffer for employees in the unfortunate case…more
| Worker’s Compensation

I Was Offered a Lump Sum Settlement — Should I Take it?

Multiple states are finally able to collect settlements from a case 28 years in the making. In 2010, American International Group (AIG) agreed to pay $146.4 million after a multi-state investigation found the insurance company…more
| Worker’s Compensation

How Long Do I Have to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

While companies can be fined for violating safety protocol and regulations, injured employees can also file for compensation for lost wages and related expenses. However, there are specific time limitations for certain steps of…more
| Worker’s Compensation

When Can You Claim Workers Compensation for Mental Illnesses?

Anthony Kalmanowicz operated a tractor for New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc., until he was caught up in a bizarre suicide. While driving along Route 6 in Bradford County, an oncoming driver intentionally veered towards his…more
| Worker’s Compensation
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