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Delayed Injury and Car Accidents

By: The Igwe Firm
February 13, 2019

Being involved in a car accident can be a terrifying experience. Immediately after an accident, you may be relieved to find that you have sustained little to no injuries at all. However, after a few days have gone by, you may start to experience headaches, back pain, or even emotional…

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Should I Settle with the Insurance Company?

By: The Igwe Firm
February 11, 2019

If you have been involved in a serious car accident, the driver who is at fault is responsible for your damages. These damages are used to cover any medical treatment you undergo, damage to your vehicle, and lost wages while you are physically unable to work. After you file a…

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Pedestrian Accidents and Crosswalks

By: The Igwe Firm
February 04, 2019

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that in 2016, close to 6,000 pedestrians died in road accidents. When people are walking outdoors, they can be vulnerable to getting hit by a motor vehicle. This can happen when someone is in a parking lot, on the sidewalk, exiting a…

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Passenger Rights in a Car Accident

By: The Igwe Firm
January 29, 2019

When motor vehicle accidents occur, much is made of which driver is at fault. Passengers are just as likely to receive injuries – or die – in a motor vehicle accident as the driver, even though they are not responsible for the collision. Passengers are entitled to compensation for their…

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Do I Need a Civil Rights Lawyer?

By: The Igwe Firm
January 16, 2019

All individuals have certain civil rights that cannot be violated. Many of these rights are set forth in the Bill of Rights, as part of the United States Constitution. These rights include freedom from discrimination, freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, fair housing rights, voting rights, and certain procedural rights…

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Motorcycle Accident – Five Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

By: The Igwe Firm
August 23, 2016

If you are a motorcycle enthusiast, then we don’t have to tell you about the joy that comes with the ride. But you may need information on a more uncomfortable topic, and that is the risk of getting into an accident. The feeling of freedom that makes riding so unique…

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Divorce When You Have Children – 3 Steps You Can Take to Make Your Divorce Less Stressful On Your Children

By: The Igwe Firm
August 16, 2016

Divorce is never a pleasant experience, but it is particularly challenging when there are children involved. Whether your children are very young, are adolescents, or are grown adults, divorce causes confusion and has the potential to cause conflict and pain. Parents who recognize and understand how and why this happens…

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Modifying Custody Agreements – Know Your Rights

By: The Igwe Firm
August 09, 2016

When a divorcing couple has children, custody is one of the most challenging and potentially contentious aspects of the process. In the state of Pennsylvania, custody is handled as a separate issue in the same way that equitable distribution and child support are. The state has placed what is in…

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How Product Design Defects Can Lead to Product Liability Claims: What You Can Do If You Have Been Injured

By: The Igwe Firm
August 02, 2016

When an American consumer is injured as a result of having used or come into contact with a product, they can file a specific type of lawsuit known as a product liability claim. Product liability claims hold manufacturers and others who play a role in bringing the product to market…

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Five Things to Know if You Have Been Arrested for Theft: How A Lawyer Can Help

By: The Igwe Firm
July 27, 2016

If you have been arrested for theft in the state of Pennsylvania, you need help, and the attorneys at The Igwe Firm can help. There are many different types of theft, and different states and jurisdictions define theft in different ways, but in all cases if the police have arrested…

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