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Safety Tips for the Autumn Season 2019

Safety Tips for the Autumn Season 2019

For many residents in northwestern Pennsylvania, Autumn is a wonderful time of year. They enjoy the cooler temperatures and the beautiful fall foliage throughout Erie County. At The Travis Law Firm, we also enjoy Autumn, but we also know that personal injury cases can increase during this season for several reasons. Below are several Autumn… Read more »

Five Factors That Affect the Value of a Motorcycle Accident Claim

Five Factors That Affect the Value of a Motorcycle Accident Claim

Have you been injured in a motorcycle accident? If so, you may be wondering what your motorcycle accident claim might be worth. In this blog, our Pennsylvania motorcycle accident attorney discusses five important factors that affect the value of a motorcycle accident claim. Five Things That Affect How Much a Motorcycle Accident Claim is Worth… Read more »

Are You Planning Your Halloween Party? — Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Agencies Are Preparing for a Halloween DUI!

Are You Planning Your Halloween Party? — Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Agencies Are Preparing for a Halloween DUI!

Halloween is not just for kids. Millions of adults throughout the United States, including areas throughout Erie and Pennsylvania, will plan Halloween parties this year. Unfortunately, Halloween is one of the top nights for DUI arrests and DUI accidents. Law enforcement agencies throughout Pennsylvania are preparing for enhanced law enforcement strategies for Halloween. As you… Read more »

Three Things a Car Accident Victim Needs to Know When Filing an Insurance Claim

Three Things a Car Accident Victim Needs to Know When Filing an Insurance Claim

After seeking medical treatment for injuries, the second priority for most car accident victims is seeking compensation for their damages. Compensation for an accident claim is typically paid by the insurance provider for the at-fault driver. Therefore, the first step in recovering money for your car accident claim is to file an injury claim with… Read more »

Medical Malpractice — Can I Sue My Doctor for Diagnostic Errors?

Medical Malpractice — Can I Sue My Doctor for Diagnostic Errors?

Suing a doctor for medical malpractice can be a complicated process. Several legal elements must be proven before you can hold your doctor liable for medical errors or medical negligence. However, that does not mean you should not pursue a medical malpractice claim. If your doctor caused you harm or injury because of a diagnostic… Read more »

Why Do I Need a DUI Defense Attorney in Northwestern Pennsylvania?

Why Do I Need a DUI Defense Attorney in Northwestern Pennsylvania?

Are you wondering if it is worth hiring a DUI defense attorney to help you with a drunk driving charge? Many people assume they can successfully handle a DUI charge themselves, especially if it is their first DUI offense. Why do they need to bother paying an attorney for something they can do themselves? If… Read more »

The Insurance Company Is Blaming Me for My Accident – What Should I Do?

The Insurance Company Is Blaming Me for My Accident – What Should I Do?

Call an Erie accident attorney immediately! If the insurance company is blaming you for an automobile accident you did not cause, you need an attorney right now. Blaming the victim for causing an accident is one way an insurance company tries to limit its liability for an injury claim. Do not accept blame for an… Read more »

Five Motorcycle Safety Tips for Riding in Northwestern Pennsylvania

Five Motorcycle Safety Tips for Riding in Northwestern Pennsylvania

Riding a motorcycle is awesome! There is nothing like the feeling you get when you ride through northwestern Pennsylvania on your motorcycle. However, as an Erie motorcycle accident attorney, I see the tragic consequences of motorcycle crashes. Motorcyclists have a greater risk of injury in an accident because of the lack of protection during the… Read more »

How to Avoid a Labor Day DUI in Northwestern Pennsylvania?

How to Avoid a Labor Day DUI in Northwestern Pennsylvania?

Labor Day Weekend is the unofficial end of summer. For many individuals, the long weekend is a great time to gather with friends and family for a final summer celebration before settling in for a long Pennsylvania winter. Alcohol is a part of many Labor Day holiday celebrations. Unfortunately, alcohol can also be the cause… Read more »

Can a Passenger Be Arrested on DUI-Related Charges in Pennsylvania?

Can a Passenger Be Arrested on DUI-Related Charges in Pennsylvania?

It is not uncommon for passengers in a vehicle to be under the influence of alcohol if the driver is also driving while intoxicated. Most passengers do not expect to be charged with DUI if the police pull over the driver and arrest the driver on a DUI charge. However, passengers need to be aware… Read more »