Your Zoom deposition is going to take place in one week. At this point, you should feel ready for it. You also know the number one thing you must make sure to do – be 100% honest.

Continue to go over the list of activities you can no longer do because of the accident. Make sure you complete this list with as much detail as possible. Also be sure to send the completed list to your attorney and discuss.


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A couple weeks before your Zoom deposition is scheduled to take place, you have probably already spoken to your attorney multiple times to prepare, and should be focusing on how you will explain to the defense attorney how this crash has impacted you and your family. As long as you tell the truth, everything will be fine.

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Let’s imagine that your Zoom deposition is going to take place a few weeks from today.  This is great news, because it means that not only will you will finally get to tell your side of the incident, but your case is also that much closer to being resolved. Remember to always remain truthful in your deposition.

So what will the defense attorney ask you during the deposition? Most likely the defense attorney will cover the following three areas in this order: Biographical; Day of the Incident; and “So What?”


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Today, my attorney’s office called and said my Zoom deposition is scheduled for next month. Initially I was worried, but then I remembered I didn’t do anything wrong; the other person did. Also, as long as I tell the truth, everything will be fine.
So what is a Zoom deposition, how does it work, and what should I do to prepare?


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During these unprecedented times, more and more of us are getting our exercise by riding our bikes. Even though it’s a law in Pennsylvania, not all motorists “share the road”.

All too often, this leads to the worst-case scenario: bicycle crashes where someone is injured. If you or someone you care about has been seriously hurt in a bicycle accident, you probably have some questions. One of the first questions that people usually ask us is: “Who will pay for my medical bills?”


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You may be a responsible driver and abide by the state’s auto insurance laws, however not everyone else does. Interestingly, Pennsylvania has one of the lowest rates of uninsured drivers in the nation. However, the City of Philadelphia and Pittsburgh have many uninsured and underinsured drivers. To be an insured driver in Pennsylvania, you only need $15,000 of coverage. This amount is usually not enough to cover someone’s injuries.


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Pedestrians who are hit by cars, trucks or buses in Philadelphia have rights when it comes to being compensated. They are entitled to recover all of their damages, including medical bills, lost wages, pain, and suffering. This is also true for bike riders.

It is well settled by Pennsylvania case law that a pedestrian’s right to non-economic recovery is not restricted by their election of limited tort on their car insurance policy. The tort option only applies when a person is occupying a motor vehicle when injured.


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While there can be no doubt that we are currently living in challenging and unprecedented times due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the attorneys and staff at Stark & Stark are still working hard to obtain justice for injured victims. We are proud to say that we remain open for business with all attorneys and staff working from home, and in compliance with social distancing guidelines. That being said, the COVID-19 outbreak presents some unique challenges that must be addressed when pursuing a personal injury case.

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