How Pennsylvania Personal Injury And Tort Cases Are Settled
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How Pennsylvania Personal Injury And Tort Cases Are Settled

Understanding how insurance works after an accident
3.6 (10 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
440 students enrolled
Created by Stuart Carpey
Last updated 9/2016
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 22 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn the different types of automobile insurance coverages you can purchase on your Pennsylvania auto policy, and what they mean to you
  • Gain a deeper understanding on how to get compensated for your injuries after an accdent
  • Understand how personal injury cases are handled and settled with an insurance company
  • Learn about the interplay between auto coverage, workers' compensation, health insurance, and disability insurance as they apply to the typical accident case
  • Learn how all types of injury cases are evaluated by insurance companies
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Requirements
  • A desire to become informed about how various insurance laws apply in a Pennsylvania accident case
Description

This course is intended to help consumers gain an extensive understanding on the complicated and long-term process of how personal injury cases are handled in Pennsylvania. It is also designed for patients with serious illnesses who need to navigate the confusing world of insurance in order to get medical bills paid and continued proper medical care. The unfortunate reality is that people trying to get their lives back, recovering from traumatic injuries, more often come to find that this information is just not readily available to the public. Stuart Carpey wrote this course to help change that.

In nearly three decades of practicing law, Stuart Carpey has helped thousands of accident victims and patients put the pieces of the puzzle together by maximizing all available private, state, and Federal insurance benefits. In certain situations, the accident victim can get compensation for injuries sustained. In most circumstances involving an accident or illness, medical care, payment of medical bills and payment of replacement wages is available.

This course is essential for anyone who has been involved in a serious accident, as well as their family members. The information contained in this course will help break down the following topics:

  • An overview of the motor vehicle accident case, fall down cases, and other accident cases
  • The difference between Full Tort and Limited Tort coverage
  • Liens such as health insurance, Medicare, DPW, workers compensation, and how they affect the personal injury case
  • Types of compensation for your injuries after an accident

    and much more.
Who is the target audience?
  • Consumers considering buying or updating their auto or health insurance
  • Any person or loved one who has been in a car accident
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
1 Lecture 00:41

This is the introduction lecture containing the brief overview about the course content and layout.

Introduction to the Course
00:41
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Overview of the Motor Vehicle Personal Injury Case
1 Lecture 02:08
Car Accident
02:08
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Causes of a Delayed Accident Case
1 Lecture 02:29
Ways Your Accident Case Can Be Delayed By The Insurance Company
02:29
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Types of Auto Insurance
4 Lectures 07:04
Liability
01:50

Uninsured Motorist Coverage and Underinsured Motorist Coverage
01:45

Full Tort vs. Limited Tort
00:57

PIP, Collision and Comprehensive Coverage. and Property Damage
02:32
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Health Insurance and Workers' Compensation Insurance
2 Lectures 06:09
Health Insurance
04:08

Workers' Compensation Insurance
02:01
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Liens
1 Lecture 02:00
What Are Liens?
02:00
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Types of Compensation For Your Injuries
1 Lecture 01:28
Monetary and Non-Monetary Damages
01:28
About the Instructor
Stuart Carpey
3.6 Average rating
10 Reviews
440 Students
1 Course

For more than 28 years, Stuart A. Carpey has worked exclusively in the area of protecting the rights of people injured in accidents. He graduated from the University of Maryland in 1983 and from the Villanova University School of Law 1987.

He is the lead attorney at his firm, focusing his practice on complex civil litigation, which includes representing severely injured plaintiffs in a vast array of personal injury cases. He also represents individuals and small businesses in disputes involving insurance claims.

He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, whose membership is restricted to attorneys who have secured million-dollar settlements or verdicts. He is a nationally known lawyer, speaker and educator in the area of personal injury law and law practice management. He has lectured at continuing legal education seminars for other attorneys on issues relating to personal injury and insurance law.

He has been honored in the Philadelphia legal community, and nationally, for his pro bono work as an attorney. He is a court appointed arbitrator in Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, Montgomery County Pennsylvania, as well as the federal courts (Eastern District Pennsylvania) and has served as a judge pro tempore in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. 

He has been honored by the National Trial Lawyers Association as one of its Top 100 Trial Lawyers. He has achieved a 10.0 Superb rating by the attorney rating website, AVVO, which is based on testimonials and feedback from clients and lawyers. In 2014, he received several AVVO People's Choice Awards, including Top Car Accident Attorney and Top Personal Injury Attorney.

He is an avid kayaker and tennis player, loves his two dogs Oliver & Lily, and he and his wife Laura are proud parents of their three children, Benjamin, Julia and Emily.