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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 »

Who is Responsible for a Slip and Fall Claim in Pennsylvania?

Who is Responsible for a Slip and Fall Claim in Pennsylvania?

Slips, trips, and falls can result in serious injuries that can lead to permanent impairments.  Some individuals require months of physical therapy before they can return to work and normal daily activities. Some people who fall may not be able to return to work because of their injuries. For individuals who sustain severe injuries, it… Read more »

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 »