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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 »

Numerous hazards could result in an injury. If you were injured on another person’s property, you need to take steps to protect your right to compensation for your injuries.

What is a Premises Liability Claim in Pennsylvania?

Erie property owners and property owners throughout Pennsylvania have a legal duty to keep their premises safe for visitors and guests. When a property owner fails in this duty of care, the owner can be held liable for damages under premises liability laws. However, before you can recover compensation for your injuries and damages, you… Read more »

A Warren County car accident on September 25, 2020, resulted in the deaths of two individuals, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. The two-vehicle crash occurred on Route 27 in Pittsfield Township southwest of Youngsville.

Warren County Car Accident Causes Two Deaths

­A Warren County car accident on September 25, 2020, resulted in the deaths of two individuals, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. The two-vehicle crash occurred on Route 27 in Pittsfield Township southwest of Youngsville. According to reports, a 72-year-old man driving a 1976 Dodge Dart failed to recognize that traffic in front of him… Read more »

DUI Arrests Fall and Rise Again During COVID-19 Pandemic

DUI Defense During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Many people wonder if the number of DUI cases has risen during COVID-19. It will take some time to determine how COVID-19 impacts drunk driving in Pennsylvania and throughout the United States. However, there are some numbers available now for Pennsylvania. If the police arrest you for drunk driving, make sure to talk with a… Read more »

Autumn in Pennsylvania and Motorcycle Accidents

An Added Danger for Motorcyclists During the Fall Season in Pennsylvania

Motorcyclists are well aware of the dangers they face when they rid. Distracted drivers, poor weather, and road debris are just a few of the risks that could result in a motorcycle accident. However, as we approach the Fall seasons in Pennsylvania, there is another danger for motorcyclists who want to enjoy the beautiful fall… Read more »

Reporting Nursing Home Abuse in Pennsylvania

How Do I Report Nursing Home Abuse In Erie, Pennsylvania?

Nursing home abuse is a serious problem that often goes unreported to authorities. Family members may not even be aware that their loved ones are being abused or neglected in Pennsylvania nursing homes. Because nursing home abuse is widespread, there are several ways you can report abuse in a nursing home. Reporting Nursing Home Abuse… Read more »

A Rollover Crash Can Be Deadly

Erie Woman Dies in Rollover Crash With Driver

A tragic rollover crash claimed the lives of two people in Waterford Township. The accident occurred near the Coventina Day Spa in the 10700 block of Route 19 around 3:19 p.m. on August 20, 2020. The 29-year-old driver, Brandon Mosco, died at the accident scene. Emergency responders transported the passenger, 28-year-old Gianna Marzullo from Erie,… Read more »

Why Do Boating Accidents Happen?

Common Boating Accident Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Residents and visitors to Pennsylvania love our lakes. We have some of the most beautiful lakes and waterways in the country. Therefore, our lakes are filled with boats as individuals enjoy fishing, swimming, water-skiing, tubing, and gorgeous sunsets. However, there is also a risk of a boating accident when you are on the water. Sadly,… Read more »

What Are Common Causes of a Multi-Vehicle Accident?

Warren County Multi-Vehicle Accident Claims One Life

In another tragic traffic accident, a multi-vehicle accident in Warren County resulted in the death of another motorcyclist in Pennsylvania. Just after 3:00 in the afternoon on August 9, 2020, State Police in Warren responded to a multi-vehicle accident in Sugar Grove Township. The accident occurred at the intersection of Seneca Lane and Matthews Run… Read more »

Wrongful death claims in Pennsylvania pedestrian accidents

Seek Justice by Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Erie

A wrongful death is a tragic, avoidable incident that causes families great sorrow and emotional pain. Wrongful death claims arise from a variety of accidents and incidents. Examples of events that can lead to a claim for wrongful death include: Car accidents Medical malpractice Truck accidents Motorcycle crashes Dog bites Workplace accidents Pedestrian accidents Boating… Read more »