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3 Ways Property Owners Can Help to Defend School District Tax Appeals

This article will help property owners understand the most important ways to help defend property tax appeals filed by School Districts in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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The Chris Rock Personal Injury Lawsuit v. Will Smith - Could he win $200 Million?

Actor Will Smith "slapped the sh*t " out of Comedian Chris Rock at the 94th Annual Academy Awards Show. There has been much discussion about the incident including whether Chris Rock has a viable personal injury lawsuit against Will Smith. This article will outline the civil lawsuit Chris Rock could file against WIll Smith and set forth some of the reasons why this case could be worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

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3 Reasons Allegheny County Needs a Reassessment Now

Allegheny County property taxes are outdated and unfair and it is time for a reassessment in Allegheny County or to end school district tax appeals.

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Secrets to Winning Your 2022 Allegheny County Tax Appeal

This year, in 2022, thousands of Allegheny County property tax assessment appeals were filed by by both taxing entities and commercial and residential property owners. This article explains how property owners can lower their Allegheny County Property Taxes.

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5 Steps How to Collect a Judgment in Pennsylvania.

I have a Judgment, How do I Collect? This page will help readers understand the basic five (5) steps to help collect a judgment in Pennsylvania.

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Garnishing a Bank Account in Pennsylvania

There are a number of ways to attempt execution on a judgment in Pittsburgh, but the fastest and easiest way to do so is to garnish the debtor’s bank account

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The National Trial Lawyers Announces Jaclyn DiPaola as One of Its Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania

Jaclyn DiPaola of Flaherty Fardo Rogel & Amick, LLC has been selected for inclusion into its Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania

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2021 Flaherty Fardo / Quaker Valley Wrestling Scholarship

The Flaherty Fardo wrestling scholarship has awarded $1,000.00 annually to a graduating wrestler(s) from Quaker Valley who demonstrates unique ability to ove

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Flaherty Fardo Supports Local Softball League

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Top 10 Mistakes Made By Property Owners in Allegheny Property Tax Appeals

We've outlined the top 10 mistakes made by property owners in their property tax appeal: to keep you from hurting your chances of winning your hearing and ge

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Advice for Defending and Winning PA School Property Tax Appeals

Have a PA School Property Tax Appeal Hearing coming up? Not sure how to prepare, or what to do? Here is some basic information from Flaherty & Fardo.

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How to Defend 2011 Property Tax Appeals in Allegheny County.

While buying a home in Allegheny County has a variety of perks, it’s no secret that the Allegheny County Tax Assessment system is a mess. Here are two tips

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Should You Answer the Allegheny County Questionnaire?

Allegheny County is notorious for its messy property tax policies. When it’s time for property assessments in Allegheny County, property owners are placed un

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COVID-19 Can't Stop the Allegheny County Tax Appeal Deadline

COVID-19 Does Not Stop the 2020 Allegheny County Tax Appeal Deadline of March 31, 2020 Despite Residents Urging For an Extension

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What to Do After a Pennsylvania Car Accident

You Must Act Immediately After Car Accidents: It is important that investigation in Pennsylvania car accidents and motor vehicle accidents begins immediately

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Texting While Driving Increases Likelihood of Accidents

The U.S. Transportation Secretary announced an immediate ban on text-messaging for truck drivers and bus drivers. Drivers who are texting while driving are 2

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How Facebook May Kill Your Lawsuit

As social media expands, lawyers have increased online investigations researching accounts such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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Allegheny County Property Assessment Tips for 2021 Tax Appeals

Allegheny County has released 2021 Property Assessment Tips for all 2021 property tax appeals, including tips on how to properly prepare your assessment.

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Are Jury Verdicts Increasing in Allegheny County?

For years, jury verdicts in Western Pennsylvania have been consistently low. Though jury verdicts on the eastern side of Pennsylvania were consistently incre

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Steps for Starting Your Car Accident Lawsuit

This article will explain the three basic elements necessary to draft and file a Complaint in Civil Action regarding car accident lawsuits.

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Understanding Pennsylvania Loss of Consortium Claims

In Pennsylvania, when one spouse is injured, the uninjured spouse may bring a claim for monetary compensation under a theory of loss of consortium.

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Choose Full Tort, Not Limited Tort, Every Time for Pennsylvania Auto Insurance

This article will help explain why auto drivers in Pennsylvania should choose full tort insurance over limited tort insurance every single time.

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Allegheny County Assessment Updates - December 2020

It is easy to understand why commercial property tax appeals in Allegheny County are expected to skyrocket in 2021. The pandemic has caused an unprecedented

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Defending PA School Property Tax Appeals

If you are involved in an Allegheny County residential property tax appeal, there is the possibility that you will receive a letter from the school district

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How Do I Defend a PA School Property Tax Assessment Appeal?

A: By being more prepared and understanding the rules of evidence and law. The school districts of Allegheny County are now filing 2010 assessment appeals ag

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Be Nice, Don’t Sue: Why it pays to be nice in Pennsylvania Debt Collection

Debt collection on Pennsylvania can be a stressful process, but it doesn't always have to involve suing the other party.

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2 Easy Steps for Pennsylvania Judgement Collection

Learn how to collect judgements in Pennsylvania from experienced, Pittsburgh-based attorneys Flaherty Fardo Rogel and Amick.

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What Happens at the Allegheny County Board of Viewer (BOV) hearing?

It is a long wait and almost always means there will be multiple years at issue by the time the case is finally called. Learn how to navigate this stressful

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3 Easy Steps to Collect Debt in Pennsylvania

If you want to successfully collect debt in Pennsylvania, you need to understand the 3 easy steps to help collect.

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2020 Flaherty Fardo / Quaker Valley Wrestling Scholarship

The Flaherty Fardo wrestling scholarship has awarded $1,000.00 annually to a graduating wrestler from Quaker Valley who demonstrates unique ability to overco

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Judicial Emergency Extended to August 31, 2020

Allegheny County has extended the judicial emergency to August 31, 2020 – however, many of the previous provisions have been modified, so it will be importa

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Why You Need Experienced Pennsylvania Debt Collectors

Many people and businesses are not eager to pay back debts, that's why you need experienced Pennsylvania Debt Collectors.

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How to Prepare for Your Medical Malpractice Deposition

Here are the 5 best tips for preparing for your Pennsylvania medical malpractice deposition. Rule #1 – Dress appropriately Your deposition often will be the

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Understanding The Debt Collection Process in Pennsylvania

Begin to understand the debt collection process in PA with advice from experienced attorneys Flaherty Fardo Rogel and Amick.

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COVID-19 Update - Effect on Lawsuits and Civil Litigation in Allegheny County

On March 23, 2020, President Judge Kim Berkeley Clark declared a judicial emergency. A full copy of the Order regarding this judicial emergency can be viewed

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The 3 Keys to Overcoming the Medical Malpractice Bias in Pittsburgh.

There is a medical malpractice bias in Pittsburgh. This article will discuss the medical malpractice bias by jurors in Allegheny County and throughout wester

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What is the Pennsylvania ‘Certificate of Merit’?

In 2003, the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court approved a new rule requiring attorneys to obtain a ‘certificate of merit’ from a medical professional establis

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What is Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice?

Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice is the deviation from the acceptable standard of care for what is acceptable when treating patients within the medical commu

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Awful Plastic Surgery? Get a Free Case Evaluation

People who have elected plastic surgery or cosmetic surgery, have done so either wanting to improve their aesthetic appearance or for health related reasons

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Handling the Botched Breast Augmentation Case

Over the last 10 years, Flaherty & Fardo LLC has helped numerous women recover substantial monies from medical malpractice claims involving plastic and cosme

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Money Does Help Families Recover After Serious Injuries

Flaherty Fardo LLC realizes that a financial award can never fully compensate for a significant injury or for the loss of a loved one when a serious personal

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What to Do After a ‘Slip and Fall’ Accident in Pennsylvania

This guide will help readers understand the 3 most important steps to take after a slip & fall accident in Pennsylvania to protect their personal injury righ

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Why is the School District Appealing my Property Assessment?

Since 2004, School Districts have been aggressively filing property appeals against property owners. Their target has primarily been recent home buyers.

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What does the 2002 Base Year Mean for my Allegheny County Property Tax Appeal?

Everyone knows the property tax assessment system - notably in Allegheny County - is broken and unfair. Properties are often overvalued for a variety of reas

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Steps for Starting Your Car Accident Lawsuit

How to Draft a Complaint in Civil Action for Car Accident Lawsuit

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Do I Need an Appraisal for my Allegheny Property Tax Appeal?

A common question from our clients is whether or not they need an appraisal for their Allegheny County property tax assessment appeal. The not-so-simple answ

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Attorney Bill Rogel Named 2018 Super Lawyer (Seventh Straight Year)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Pittsburgh attorney Bill Rogel was named as a 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Star for the seventh consecutive year. Each year, no more than

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Attorney Nicole Hauptman Amick Named Super Lawyer Again

For Immediate Release: Pittsburgh attorney Nicole Hauptman Amick was named as a 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star for the fourth consecutive year

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Pittsburgh Lawyer Noah Fardo Named Top 100 Trial Attorney

FOR IMMEDIATE ANNOUNCEMENT: Pittsburgh personal injury attorney Noah Fardo has been named to the 2016 Top 100 Trial Attorneys for the state of Pennsylvania

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Pittsburgh Attorney Shawn Flaherty Named 2015 Super Lawyer

Pittsburgh Personal Injury Lawyer, Shawn Flaherty, has been selected as a 2015 Super Lawyer for the State of Pennsylvania. He was also selected as a Super La

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