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Receiving compensation for medical errors in Erie

Receiving Compensation for Medical Errors in Erie

Unfortunately, some people who go to the hospital, doctor, or other medical provider for help sustain further injury because of medical errors. We trust our doctors and health care professionals to “do no harm,” but that is not always the case. Through negligence or other wrongdoing, medical errors and mistakes injure patients and result in… Read more »

Erie Motorcycle Accident - Four Tips for Recovering Damages for Injuries and Losses

Erie Motorcycle Accident – Four Tips for Recovering Damages for Injuries and Losses

An Erie motorcycle accident can result in catastrophic injuries for a rider, which can lead to considerable financial losses. When a motorcyclist is injured in an accident, many insurance companies try to blame the rider for the cause of the accident. You need an experienced motorcycle accident attorney to help you fight to receive the… Read more »

Passenger Compensation for an Erie Car Accident Claim

Passenger Compensation for an Erie Car Accident Claim

If you were injured as a passenger in a car accident, you need to know your legal rights. Who is responsible for paying your medical bills and reimbursing you for your loss of income? Can you sue the person who was driving the car for passenger compensation? Should you hire an Erie personal injury attorney… Read more »

Pennsylvania covid-19 stay at home – Tips from our Erie injury attorney

Pennsylvania COVID-19 Stay at Home – Tips From Our Erie Injury Attorney

Pennsylvanians in 33 counties have been on a stay-at-home order since March 23. As of April 1, 2020, all 67 Pennsylvania counties went under a mandatory stay-at-home order. When announcing the stay-at-home order, Governor Tom Wolf said that it was the most prudent option to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Pennsylvania. The… Read more »

Three Things You Need to Know After Being Injured in an Erie DUI Accident - Dram Shop Claims

Three Things You Need to Know After Being Injured in an Erie DUI Accident – Dram Shop Claims

Even with all the education about the dangers of drunk driving, thousands of people continue to sustain injuries or die because of drunk drivers each year in the United States. Impaired driving in Pennsylvania can be costly for the driver and the accident victims. A drunk driver can face criminal charges and civil liability. Other… Read more »

What to expect when you file a pedestrian accident claim in Erie?

What To Expect When You File a Pedestrian Accident Claim in Erie?

The number of pedestrians killed by motor vehicles has increased in recent years. According to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), 2019 preliminary numbers appear to indicate that it will be the deadliest year for pedestrians in 30 years. In the first half of 2019, 74 pedestrians died in Pennsylvania.  Pedestrians and drivers need to… Read more »

What Should I Do If I Sustain a Traumatic Injury From an Accident?

What Should I Do If I Sustain a Traumatic Injury From an Accident?

Many different types of accidents can cause a traumatic injury. Examples of accidents that might result in a traumatic injury include: Motor vehicle accidents, including car, truck, and motorcycle accidents Bicycle accidents Pedestrian accidents Construction and work-related accidents Nursing home abuse and elder abuse Boating accidents Medical malpractice Defective products Slips and falls Dog attacks

Four Things Patients Can Do to Avoid Medical Errors

Four Things Patients Can Do to Avoid Medical Errors

A patient never expects to be the victim of medical errors or medical negligence that can cause serious injuries or illnesses. However, medical malpractice is more common than many people realize. When a doctor or other medical provider makes a mistake or is negligent, the results can be life-threatening. If the patient survives, the patient… Read more »

Grant Travis Wins in PA State Superior Court Ruling

LAWFUL VS. UNLAWFUL VEHICLE STOPS What constitutes a mere encounter vs. an investigatory detention? CLICK HERE To read the Superior Court Decision Don’t allow a police officer or a state prosecutor convince you that you are guilty. Get the facts from someone who is on YOUR side and who will stand up for YOUR legal… Read more »

Tips for Choosing a Pennsylvania Nursing Home for Your Parent

Tips for Choosing a Pennsylvania Nursing Home for Your Parent

Most families postpone placing a parent in a Pennsylvania nursing home for as long as possible. It is difficult to give your parents over to someone else for care and comfort. However, there are many situations in which nursing home care is better for a loved one than the care the loved one can receive… Read more »