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Texting While Driving Yields Disasterous Results

               Paul and Lois decided to take their two children out for some ice cream. Lois had often reprehended Paul for texting while he was driving but it was a habit Paul simply could not break. Paul received a text and was in the process of answering it at the...

Underinsurance Coverage

            Carol and Dave had just finished a wonderful dinner in Hawley and were traveling on Route 590 back to their home in the Hamlin area. Jim and Sue, who had accompanied Carol and Dave for dinner, were in the back seat. It was approximately 9:30 PM. It was...

Headlights and Windshield Wipers

            Cathy was traveling towards Scranton on the Casey highway in a very thick fog with heavy rain. Cathy was going well under the speed limit but began to approach a vehicle in front of her that was only going about thirty miles per hour. Cathy put her...

Work Injury In Employer’s Parking Lot

                        Tammy had just arrived at her employer\’s parking lot,  parked her car, and started walking towards the entrance to the building where she worked. Unfortunately there was some black ice and Tammy slipped and fell forward, breaking her...

Workers’ Compensation Claim??

Carolyn worked at a local fast-food restaurant. Carolyn had recently broken up with her boyfriend and her boyfriend was not taking it very well. Carolyn\’s boyfriend started stalking her as well as calling her at all hours of the night. Carolyn was working a...

Comparative Negligence

Katie was in the parking lot of the local supermarket and had just finished loading her groceries into her car. Across from Katie in another line of cars, Barry had gotten into his car and started to back out. For whatever reason, neither saw the other, and a...

Limited Tort Question

Casey was parked at the light at Hamlin corners waiting for the light to change. Kelly was traveling in the same direction as Casey and was busy on her cell phone and didn\’t notice that Casey had stopped. When Kelly finally realized the position of...

A Winter Mishap

Fred and Ethel were on their way up to Club Babaloo to visit their good friends, Lucy and Ricky, for a New Years’ celebration. It was dark, but the roads were in good condition, and the ride had been uneventful. As they approached the end of their trip, Fred was...

This Guy Can't Get a Brake

Don noticed that the brakes on his car were really beginning to squeak loudly when he applied them. Don decided to take the car in to the “Get Rich Quick” Brake Shop owned by his buddy, Eddie. The car was in the shop for 2 days when Eddie assured Don that the...