Being shy about taking pictures after a car accident could hurt your chances of recovering full compensation for your damages. Taking pictures or making videos of the accident scene may make you feel a little uncomfortable, especially if everyone is staring at you or even glaring at you. However, you need to protect your legal rights, and one way to do that is to preserve the accident scene as it was at the time of the crash.
Head injuries are common motorcycle accidents, even when the rider is wearing a helmet. When a motorcyclist is hit by another vehicle, the rider’s head can hit the ground, the other vehicle, or other object. If you suffer a slight headache after a motorcycle crash, the headache could be a symptom of a serious head injury. Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are serious; however, concussions can also cause long-term consequences for a rider.
It is common to have questions after a motorcycle accident, but we want you to know you have somewhere to turn for answers. Our Erie motorcycle accident law firm handles all types of motorcycle crashes. We have the knowledge and experience required to fight insurance companies who are attempting to deny or underpay a valid injury claim.
Below are answers to some of the frequent questions our office receives about motorcycle accident claims. We encourage you to take advantage of our free consultation to get answers to all your questions and learn about how we can help you file an insurance claim for your motorcycle accident.
Pennsylvania Senators have approved a bill that will toughen DUI penalties for repeat offenders with overwhelming support. The final passage (reconsidered) of SB 961 received 45 votes in favor of the bill with only four nays and one no vote. The bill now goes to the House of Representatives for consideration. If the bill passes, the potential penalties for repeat DUI offenders in Pennsylvania will become significantly more severe.
You are riding with a friend who is pulled over for a traffic stop. The police officers search the vehicle and find drugs under the back seat. You are charged with possession of drugs and arrested, even though you had no idea your friend had drugs in the vehicle. What should you do?
If you are injured in an accident, you may be entitled to recover compensation for your injuries if another party caused the injury. By law, when a person or party causes an injury because of negligence or a wrongful act, that party can be held liable for damages resulting from the injury. Examples of personal injury accidents that might give rise to an injury claim include:
Most people know that they need to call 911 after a car accident and that they need to see a doctor. However, there are some things that you may not know about a car accident that could seriously impact your ability to recover money for an accident claim.
Easter Egg hunts are a tradition during the Easter season. Many organizations host Easter Egg hunts. However, many families host their own hunts at their homes. While this classic Easter activity can be a wonderful way to spend an afternoon making family memories, it can also turn tragic if parents do not consider safety measures to prevent accidents and injuries.
Motorcyclists love Pennsylvania because we have some of the most beautiful motorcycle routes in the northeast. In addition to fun and exciting motorcycle routes, Pennsylvania is also host to several large motorcycle events throughout the year. Unfortunately, motorcyclists in Erie and throughout Pennsylvania face the same risks that riders face throughout the United States. One of the dangers riders face are being hit by other vehicles and one of the most dangerous types of motorcycle crashes are rear-end motorcycle accidents.