Blog Posts in April, 2017

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  • What Not to Say After a Car Accident

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 25-Apr-2017

    Why You Shouldn’t Say I’m Sorry In the aftermath of a car accident, you may feel an impulse to apologize for the collision, even if it wasn’t your fault. However, it is imperative to avoid saying “I’m sorry” at all costs. It could be interpreted as an admission of guilt and used against you if you attempt to file a claim. Even if you believe you caused the ...
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  • Does Pennsylvania Allow Phones While Driving?

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 18-Apr-2017

    That state of Pennsylvania does not prohibit the use of handheld cell phones, meaning that talking on your cell phone is not against the law. However, if you are driving in Philadelphia, the use of handheld cell phones while driving is banned. The fine for the first offense is $150, while the second offense is a $300 fine. All Pennsylvania drivers are prohibited from texting while driving, which ...
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  • How Do You Know You're Suffering from Whiplash?

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 12-Apr-2017

    Whiplash is a soft tissue injury when the neck is jerked in sudden back-and-forth motion that stretches the muscles, tendons, and ligaments beyond their normal range of motion. Car accidents are among the leading causes of whiplash due to sudden stops and abrupt deceleration. It is important to take this type of injury seriously since it may result in chronic pain, permanent neck stiffness, and ...
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  • The War Against Consumers & Class Action Lawsuits

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 7-Apr-2017

    Congress is in the middle of debating a bill that would reduce consumer rights while tightening the controls on class-action lawsuits. H.R. 985, the ‘Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017’, favors big business and corporations and makes it increasingly difficult for consumers and victims of corporate fraud and abuse to seek remedies. The bill is being proposed by ...
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  • How Long Does Whiplash Last?

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 5-Apr-2017

    When it comes to car accident injuries, one of the most common kinds that victims often suffer is whiplash. The sudden forward-backward movement of a collision typically results in overstretching of the muscles, tendons, and ligaments of the neck and upper back. Short-Term vs. Long-Term Effects of Whiplash Whiplash symptoms (i.e. pain in the neck, shoulder pain, burning sensation) can develop ...
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