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The Travis Law Firm is Open During COVID Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all our lives. It has changed how we conduct business and socialize with friends and family. The virus has impacted our work lives and school for our children. One thing the COVID-19 pandemic has not changed is the need for legal advice. Therefore, The Travis Law Firm is open during… Read more »

Is Workers’ Compensation The Only Option for a Workplace Accident?

When you are injured at work, Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation system generally covers your injury. Workers’ compensation covers almost all workers in Pennsylvania. If you are injured in a work-related accident, you can file a claim for workers’ comp benefits. However, you must be an eligible employee, and you must have sustained the injury in the… Read more »

Car Accident FAQs for Edinboro Drivers

Car accidents in Edinboro are common. Unfortunately, for the people hurt in these car crashes, the consequences can be devastating. Traumatic injuries, financial losses, physical pain, and emotional suffering can turn a person’s world upside down. For victims who sustain permanent impairments, a car accident in Edinboro alters their lives forever. Below are five car… Read more »

Erie DUI Accidents – Who Pays My Medical Bills?

DUI accidents can result in severe injuries. In many cases, the drunk driver is not seriously injured. However, innocent victims sustain back injuries, broken bones, brain injuries, neck injuries, and other catastrophic injuries. The cost of medical care for injuries caused by DUI accidents can be costly. Who is responsible for paying the medical bills?… Read more »

Slip and Fall Accidents – Three Things You Must Know

Slip and fall accidents cause more harm than bumps and bruises. Many people assume that a fall does not result in traumatic injuries. However, a fall can result in multiple broken bones and fractures, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and neck injuries. In some cases, a fall could injure internal organs or result in… Read more »

Car Injury Accident – Do You Need to See a Doctor?

Car accidents can cause numerous types of injuries. Minor injuries might heal with time and rest. However, some injuries may require immediate medical treatment. The steps you take after a car injury accident in Erie can have an impact on the outcome of your accident claim. One of the best decisions you can make is… Read more »

Safe Driving Tips for Drivers in Erie – No Texting

The decisions motorists make when they drive can place themselves and others on the road in danger. All drivers have a duty of care to avoid actions that could cause a traffic accident or place others in danger. One of the most important safe driving tips for drivers is to put down the cell phone…. Read more »

DUI Arrests Fall and Rise Again During COVID-19 Pandemic

Beware of DUI Checkpoints in Erie, PA

Drinking generally increases during the holidays. From the day before Thanksgiving (Blackout Wednesday) through New Year’s Day, alcohol sales increase. Many areas see an increase in the number of drunk driving accidents and DUIs during the holidays. Throughout Pennsylvania, law enforcement agencies, including police officers in Erie, increase their efforts to stop drunk drivers. One… Read more »

Can I Sue My Relative for a Drunk Driving Accident? 

Preventing a Car Accident in Erie, PA

Car accidents in Pennsylvania result in thousands of deaths and injuries each year. During 2019, an average of 343 car crashes was reported each day. Each day, three people died and 209 people were injured in car wrecks statewide. There were 25 fatal car crashes and almost 1,200 injury crashes in Erie during 2019. A… Read more »

Employee injured in a work site accident

Pennsylvania Workers Comp Claims vs. Third Party Claims

The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act covers most accidents and illnesses sustained by workers throughout the state. If an employee is injured in an accident, he can file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits. Provided the injury or illness is work-related and occurred during the ordinary course of employment, the employee should receive workers’ comp benefits…. Read more »