New Statute of Limitations Decision

On April 20, 2007,  the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals decided the case of State Farm v. Rosenthal in which it held that the Statute of Limitations on an underinsurance (UIM) claim in Pennsylvania is not measured from the date of the accident, as State Farm had claimed, but four years from the date the claimant settles with or obtains an award from the adverse driver for less than the value of his damages.
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Tractor Trailer Accidents

Personal injury claims resulting from tractor trailer accidents require prompt action in order to fully protect the victim’s rights. That is because the driving logs that tractor trailer drivers must keep, and which they submit to their employer, are usually destroyed after only 6 months. A knowledgeable personal injury attorney will immediately put the tractor trailer company on notice to preserve the logs or suffer the possibility of sanctions at a later time. Continue reading “Tractor Trailer Accidents”

Howard M. Levinson, Esq. Speaks about Medical Malpractice at the Luzerne County Bench Bar Conference

Howard M. Levinson, Esq., a litigation partner at Rosenn Jenkins & Greenwald LLP, spoke at the Luzerne County Bench Bar Conference in November 2006, providing an update on the legal issues surrounding medical malpractice. Subsequently, Levinson’s written material was selected to be printed in the January 2007 issue of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute’s Counterpoint, a scholarly publication issued quarterly to members and Pennsylvania Judges.
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