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Erie Car Insurance Checkup — Do You Need Optional Car Insurance Coverage If You Have Health Insurance?

Erie Car Insurance Checkup — Do You Need Optional Car Insurance Coverage If You Have Health Insurance?

The beginning of a new year is a great time to review your car insurance coverage. Erie drivers are aware that they are required by law to carry minimum liability insurance that protects victims in accidents that they cause. However, they may be unaware of some of the optional insurance coverage that can protect them… Read more »

Tips for Avoiding Accidents in the New Year from The Travis Law Firm

Tips for Avoiding Accidents in the New Year from The Travis Law Firm

Happy New Year from our Erie personal injury lawyers at The Travis Law Firm. As we begin 2020, we want to take this opportunity to wish our clients, family, and friends a safe and healthy New Year. With that in mind, we want to share some of our favorite safety tips and health tips that… Read more »

Contact an Erie Dog Bite Injury Lawyer for More Information

Five Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Dog Bite Claim

Even a friendly dog can bite you without provocation or warning. If a dog bites you or your child, the consequences can be serious. Dog bite injuries can cause nerve damage, scarring, and serious infections. It is important that you take steps to protect your health and your legal rights after a dog bite. Because… Read more »

Steps to Take After a Holiday Injury in Erie

Steps to Take After a Holiday Injury in Erie

The holidays are a wonderful time to celebrate with family and friends. Unfortunately, the holiday season can also increase the risk of some injuries. If you were injured in an accident during the holidays, the steps you take immediately following your holiday injury could significantly impact your ability to recover compensation in a personal injury… Read more »

How Do I File a Drunk Driving Accident Claim?

How Do I File a Drunk Driving Accident Claim?

We are in the middle of the winter holiday season, which typically results in an increase in the number of intoxicated drivers on the road. Your chances of being involved in a DUI accident increase beginning the day before Thanksgiving (Blackout Wednesday) and continuing through New Year’s Day. If a drunk driver hits you this… Read more »

Avoid a Holiday DUI Arrest in Erie During The Upcoming Holiday Season

Avoid a Holiday DUI Arrest in Erie During The Upcoming Holiday Season

Each year, right before Thanksgiving, our Erie DUI defense attorney takes time to remind Pennsylvania drivers of the risk of holiday DUI stops during the holidays. Law enforcement officers increase patrols and watch more closely for drunk drivers beginning the week of Thanksgiving and continuing through New Year’s Day. Holiday DUI arrests can increase dramatically… Read more »

Can I Sue My Relative for a Drunk Driving Accident? 

Can I Sue My Relative for a Drunk Driving Accident? 

Most individuals understand that drunk drivers can be held liable for damages caused by a drunk driving accident in Pennsylvania. They can file a personal injury lawsuit against the drunk driver claiming compensation for various injuries, including the cost of medical care, loss of income, medications, physical pain, future damages, and emotional suffering. However, what… Read more »

Preventing Winter Slip and Fall Accidents in Northwestern Pennsylvania

Preventing Winter Slip and Fall Accidents in Northwestern Pennsylvania

Winter has come early for Erie and Northwestern Pennsylvania. The area is under a winter storm warning, which will be fairly common throughout the winter season. Snow and ice are common during the winter months, which increases the risk of falls. Our Erie slip and fall attorney wishes to remind everyone to stay safe this… Read more »

Are DUI Accident Charges Worse in Pennsylvania?

Are DUI Accident Charges Worse in Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania has tough drunk driving laws. If you are convicted of DUI in Pennsylvania, you can face severe penalties. Additionally, the long-term consequences of a DUI conviction can follow you for many years. However, if you cause an accident while driving drunk, you face additional penalties and charges. The best step you can take after… Read more »

Am I Required to Give My Medical Records to the Insurance Company After a Car Accident?

Am I Required to Give My Medical Records to the Insurance Company After a Car Accident?

There are several things that you should do after a car accident. One important step is to seek medical attention for your injuries. Before recovering compensation for injuries, losses, and damages after a car accident, the insurance company will require medical evidence to support your injury claim. If you wait too long after a car… Read more »