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FAQs About Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit and Neglect Claims

FAQs About Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit and Neglect Claims

Thousands of elderly and incapacitated adults are abused and neglected in nursing homes each year. Sadly, many cases of nursing home abuse go unreported because patients are unable to speak for themselves or signs of abuse and neglect go unnoticed by family members or friends. You can make a difference by filing a nursing home… Read more »

The Four Rules of Motorcycle Accidents That Can Protect Your Injury Claim

Filing a motorcycle accident claim should be just as easy as filing a car accident claim. However, motorcyclists can face an uphill batter to recover full compensation for all damages after a motorcycle crash that is not their fault. For that reason, our Erie motorcycle accident attorney has developed four rules riders should follow after… Read more »

Two Important Sources of Evidence in Erie Auto Accident Cases

Collecting compensation for damages after an auto accident may not always be easy. Insurance companies are not in business to lose money. Therefore, insurance providers do not simply hand out money after an auto accident. You must provide evidence to prove the other driver caused the crash. Even with evidence, most insurance companies attempt to… Read more »

Memorial Day DUI Checkpoint – What Do Erie Drivers Need to Know?

Memorial Day is approaching and law enforcement officials throughout Pennsylvania, including Erie County, know that many people will celebrate the long holiday weekend with alcohol. Unfortunately, some individuals will operate a motor vehicle after having too much to drink during the Memorial Day weekend. Therefore, some law enforcement agencies may set up a DUI checkpoint… Read more »

Summertime Health and Safety Tips to Make Your Summer Safety and Enjoyable

Are you ready for summer in Pennsylvania? Days on the lake, long motorcycle rides, picnics, and trips to amusement parks are just a few of the activities that Erie County families enjoy during the summer. However, summer also means sunburns, insect stings, falls, bumps, scrapes, and other accidental injuries. Below are seven summertime health and… Read more »

Summertime Motorcycle Safety Tips for Lake Erie Riders

As summer approaches, many motorcyclists take advantage of the beautiful routes around Lake Erie for riding. Long summer road trips are also common for many riders. Even though snow and ice do not interfere with rides during the summer, summer weather conditions can impact a rider’s safety. If you are planning a summer motorcycle trip… Read more »

Safety Tips for Erie Teen Drivers

According to AAA Exchange, 10 people died every day in accidents involving teen drivers during the summer months in 2016, which was a 14 percent increase in the number of fatalities compared to the rest of the year. Memorial Day through Labor Day is often referred to as the 100 deadliest days for teen drivers…. Read more »

What Can You Do To Avoid Distractions While Driving?

Distracted driving continues to be one of the most common causes of traffic accidents in the United States. It is estimated that each day that 100 people are injured and nine people are killed in distracted driving accidents. Since April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, our Erie personal injury lawyer discusses ways that you can… Read more »

The Dangers of Speeding Accidents in Erie, PA

Excessive speed or driving too fast for conditions can result in an expensive traffic ticket. However, it can also result in a tragic car accident. Speeding has been a factor in roughly one-third of traffic accidents since 2007. The deaths from speeding accidents increased in 2016 by four percent, while the number of traffic fatalities… Read more »

Erie Motorcycle Accident Attorneys Answers Five Top Questions About Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania

Our Erie motorcycle accident attorneys are often contacted by motorcyclists who have questions related to motorcycle crashes and motorcycle accident injuries. In this article, we answer the top five questions about motorcycle accidents in Pennsylvania. How common are motorcycle crashes in Pennsylvania? Can I sue the other driver for full damages, even though Pennsylvania is… Read more »