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When Do I Call an Erie Personal Injury Attorney?

If you are injured through no fault of your own, you may be wondering what you should do next. How do you recover compensation for your losses? Do you need to file an insurance claim? Should you file a personal injury lawsuit? When should you call an Erie personal injury attorney? Our Erie personal injury… Read more »

Seven Signs You May Have a Concussion After a Car Accident

Car accidents cause a variety of injuries. Some injuries are mild and may heal in a few days or weeks. However, other injuries may result in permanent impairments for the accident victim. Furthermore, some injuries may not present symptoms immediately after the crash making it difficult to know if you are injured at all. Concussions… Read more »

What Happens After I Am Arrested for DUI in Edinboro?

Being arrested for DUI in Edinboro can be frightening, especially if this is your first experience with the judicial system. We encourage you to exercise your constitutional rights to remain silent and contact a lawyer. The steps you take after a DUI arrest could have a huge impact on the outcome of your case. DUI… Read more »

If I Hire an Erie Personal Injury Attorney, Will I Have to Go to Court?

Pennsylvania personal injury laws provide a way for you to recover compensation for injuries, losses, and damages caused by another party. An Erie personal injury attorney can help you file an injury claim. By filing a personal injury claim, you may receive compensation for your: Loss of Income Medical Bills Property Damage Disability and Impairment… Read more »

Pedestrian Accidents – Watch for Pedestrians Rushing Across the Street or to Their Cars in Erie

Drivers have a duty to operate their vehicle in a manner that does not place others in danger. This duty extends to pedestrians that may be crossing the road or walking through parking lots. If a driver hits a pedestrian, the driver may be held liable for damages if the driver was negligent in breaching… Read more »

How to Stay Safe and Healthy in Erie This Winter

It is bitterly cold outside in Erie, and we probably have not seen the last of winter weather this year. When it is icy and cold outside, it is best to stay indoors where it is warm. However, we cannot always stay at home, even though winter weather makes going outside difficult and dangerous. Below… Read more »

Are Accidents at Dawn or Dusk More Likely in The Bay City Area?

Accidents throughout Erie are possible at any moment given the amount of traffic on our roads. Erie is the fourth largest city in Pennsylvania, so heavy traffic is to be expected. With heavy traffic also comes an increase in traffic accidents. However, are traffic accidents more common during certain times of the day? The Dangers… Read more »

Are You Aware of the New DUI Penalties for Pennsylvania DUI Convictions?

Pennsylvania lawmakers adopted new DUI laws that increase the penalties for some DUI offenses throughout the state. Senate Bill 961 was passed by both chambers of the state legislature and was signed into law by Governor Wolf last year. The new laws increasing DUI penalties went into effect on December 23, 2018. If you are… Read more »

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Does It Matter Who is At Fault for an Erie Car Accident?

Does it matter who is at fault for a Pennsylvania car accident? If you have car insurance, aren’t you protected in a car crash? Who is at fault in for a car crash can make a huge difference in how much money you can receive for a car accident claim. Therefore, it is a good… Read more »

Do You Know How to Purchase Safe Toys for the Holidays?

Have you finished your holiday shopping list? If there are children on your gift giving list, you must be careful when choosing toys for kids. Some toys are not appropriate for certain ages. The toy might be perfectly safe for its intended use, but if you give it to a child who is too young… Read more »