Car Accident

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

What Is the Worst Mistake Made by Car Accident Victims in Erie, PA?

What Is the Worst Mistake Made by Car Accident Victims in Erie, PA?

If you have never been injured in a car accident, it may difficult to know whether you are making a mistake when you file an insurance claim. The insurance company is not going to tell you if you make a mistake when you file an injury claim because your mistake is likely to save the… Read more »

How Long Can I Wait to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit for Injuries in an Accident?

How Long Can I Wait to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit for Injuries in an Accident?

Injuries and accidents can occur for a variety of reasons. When another party causes you to be injured, you might be entitled to recover compensation for your injuries. However, Pennsylvania’s Statute of Limitations restricts your time to file a personal injury lawsuit. Therefore, it is typically a good idea to talk to an Erie personal… Read more »

Preventing Hot Car Child Deaths in Erie

Preventing Hot Car Child Deaths in Erie

The National Safety Council (NSC) has a free online course to help educate parents and caregivers about the dangers of hot cars and how to prevent hot car deaths. Approximately 38 children die each year in hot vehicles. During 2018, 52 children died of vehicular heatstroke, which is a record high for the past 20… Read more »

How did Pennsylvania DUI Laws Change in 2019?

How did Pennsylvania DUI Laws Change in 2019?

Pennsylvania lawmakers significantly toughened PA DUI laws beginning in 2019. The state was never known for taking it easy or drunk driving offenders; however, the changes in the state’s DUI laws may now result in some offenders being charged with felony DUI. If you are charged with any offense related to alcohol-impaired driving, you need… Read more »