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The legal drinking age in the United States is 21 years of age. Anyone under the age of 21 caught consuming alcohol could face an underage drinking charge. However, if that person is operating a motor vehicle, the person could also be charged with underage DUI.

Underage DUI in Pennsylvania — What Do You Need to Know?

The legal drinking age in the United States is 21 years of age. Anyone under the age of 21 caught consuming alcohol could face an underage drinking charge. However, if that person is operating a motor vehicle, the person could also be charged with underage DUI. Underage DUI charges carry severe penalties in Pennsylvania. If… Read more »

What Should I Do If the Insurance Company Denies My Accident Claim?

What Should I Do If the Insurance Company Denies My Accident Claim?

When you are injured in an accident caused by another party, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and losses. In most cases, the liability insurance carrier for the responsible party is liable for the claim. Therefore, you must work with the insurance provider to receive your money. Examples of incidents that might… Read more »

Twenty-Five Reasons to Hire an Erie Personal Injury Attorney After an Accident?

Twenty-Five Reasons to Hire an Erie Personal Injury Attorney After an Accident?

After being injured in an accident, you may not be sure whether or not you need to hire an Erie personal injury attorney. Some situations should encourage all accident victims to seek legal advice, including but not limited to cases involving: Severe or traumatic injuries Catastrophic injuries, including permanent disabilities and impairments The fault for… Read more »

Can an Erie DUI Attorney Help Me Defeat a Breathalyzer Result?

Can an Erie DUI Attorney Help Me Defeat a Breathalyzer Result?

If you were pulled over for drunk driving in Pennsylvania, the officer probably requested that you perform the standardized field sobriety tests and submit to a breathalyzer. Both actions are designed to gather evidence proving that you were intoxicated or under the influence of alcohol while operating a vehicle. Unfortunately, SFST are subjective because they… Read more »

Can I Receive a DUI Ticket in an Erie Parking Lot?

Can I Receive a DUI Ticket in an Erie Parking Lot?

It is common knowledge that driving under the influence is strictly enforced throughout Pennsylvania. If you operate a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, you can expect law enforcement officers to issue a DUI ticket if you are caught. A conviction on a DUI charge can range from substantial fines and loss of driving… Read more »

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 »

Tips for Avoiding Accidents in the New Year from The Travis Law Firm

Tips for Avoiding Accidents in the New Year from The Travis Law Firm

Happy New Year from our Erie personal injury lawyers at The Travis Law Firm. As we begin 2020, we want to take this opportunity to wish our clients, family, and friends a safe and healthy New Year. With that in mind, we want to share some of our favorite safety tips and health tips that… Read more »

Contact an Erie Dog Bite Injury Lawyer for More Information

Five Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Dog Bite Claim

Even a friendly dog can bite you without provocation or warning. If a dog bites you or your child, the consequences can be serious. Dog bite injuries can cause nerve damage, scarring, and serious infections. It is important that you take steps to protect your health and your legal rights after a dog bite. Because… Read more »

Preventing Winter Slip and Fall Accidents in Northwestern Pennsylvania

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 »