When people have been in an accident and are looking for a personal injury lawyer in Philadelphia, they are understandably very concerned about what sort of compensation they can receive. One issue that tends to come up a lot when people visit our offices is the matter of “pain and suffering.” Most people know that those who have been injured by others can sometimes receive “pain and suffering” compensation, but how that process works is sometimes unclear.
Philadelphia Bankruptcy Attorney Alfred Abel Reappointed as Chair of the Bankruptcy/Creditors and Debtors Committee of the Montgomery Bar Association
April 25, 2018 – Philadelphia, PA – Alfred Abel Law Offices is proud to announce that founder and Philadelphia bankruptcy attorney, Alfred M. Abel, has been reappointed for a second term as chair of the Bankruptcy/Creditors and Debtors Rights Committee of the Montgomery Bar Association (formerly known as the Collection/Foreclosure/Bankruptcy Committee).
Slip and fall accidents are some of the most common ways personal injuries occur and lead to numerous liability lawsuits every year. When these accidents happen at apartment complexes or similar managed properties, landlords may ultimately be at fault. However, establishing that fault can be difficult and requires meeting several burdens of proof.
If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident at an apartment building, a personal injury lawyer in Montgomery County, PA, may be able to help you. In this third installment of our series on slip and fall accidents, we will look at those which occur at apartment buildings.
Notification of a Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceeding can be a blow to creditors and many assume – often erroneously – that they will have to write off most or all of that debt. Creditors have rights during bankruptcy hearings and can often influence the proceedings to ensure they get the money owed to them.
Hiring a qualified Chapter 13 bankruptcy attorney in Philadelphia is a good first step, as an attorney can advocate for and help protect the creditor’s rights.
Personal Injury Lawyer Series: Slip and Fall Accidents Part 2 – Slippery Floor after a Storm or Spill In-Store
Slip-and-fall accidents are one of the most common forms of personal injury and, as a result, a frequent cause for personal injury lawsuits as well. A highly qualified personal injury lawyer in Montgomery County from Alfred Abel Law Offices can help you understand your legal rights if you are involved in a slip-and-fall accident.
Every year in the US, hundreds of thousands of people -or more- file for bankruptcy as a way of getting out from under debts and other obligations they are unable to pay without assistance. Some of these people are here in Philadelphia and considering whether they should seek the services of a Philadelphia bankruptcy attorney to help them with their debt restructuring.
If you are behind on your mortgage payments and foreclosure threatens, contact an experienced Chapter 13 bankruptcy attorney to see if you qualify for relief under Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code, which allows debtors to reorganize their financial obligations according to a court-approved plan.
Alfred Abel Law offices introduces a new series by our personal injury lawyer explaining the issues surrounding various slip and fall injuries. Part one of the series discusses slips and falls on icy sidewalks. A slip on an icy sidewalk can happen easily, leaving you in physical therapy for injuries to your back, hips, or knees. If a fall on an icy sidewalk results in an injury, certain legalities must be followed. Tort theory acts as a guideline to help determine if anyone is liable and if so, the degree of their liability. Before recovering any compensation for an injury sustained from a fall on an icy sidewalk, the responsible party and the level of responsibility must be determined. Contacting a personal injury lawyer from Alfred Abel Law Offices after such a fall is always recommended.
One of the most common questions a bankruptcy lawyer in Philadelphia is likely to hear from small businesses struggling with debt is “Can I file for Chapter 11 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy?” In some cases, either form of bankruptcy may be an option.
A couple of recent cases show how an experienced personal injury lawyer can help car accident victims recover compensation for their injuries when insurance companies deny their claims.