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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 »

Proposed Pennsylvania Law Helps Individuals Acquitted of a Crime Clear Their Record

Proposed Pennsylvania Law Helps Individuals Acquitted of a Crime Clear Their Record

A new bill introduced earlier this year would make it easier for individuals acquitted of a crime to move on with their lives. Many individuals struggle to clear their criminal records after an acquittal. Some lawmakers believe that an acquittal should be automatically wiped off a criminal record. This law seeks to make that happen…. 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 »

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 »

Attorney Grant Travis | Travis Law Firm | Personal Injury Attorney, DUI Defense Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney | Serving Erie, Crawford, Warren & all of Northwestern PA | Call the Travis Law Firm at 814-277-2222 today!

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 »

Attorney Grant Travis | Travis Law Firm | Personal Injury Attorney, DUI Defense Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney | Serving Erie, Crawford, Warren & all of Northwestern PA | Call the Travis Law Firm at 814-277-2222 today!

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 »

Attorney Grant Travis | Travis Law Firm | Personal Injury Attorney, DUI Defense Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney | Serving Erie, Crawford, Warren & all of Northwestern PA | Call the Travis Law Firm at 814-277-2222 today!

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 »

Attorney Grant Travis | Travis Law Firm | Personal Injury Attorney, DUI Defense Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney | Serving Erie, Crawford, Warren & all of Northwestern PA | Call the Travis Law Firm at 814-277-2222 today!

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 »

Attorney Grant Travis | Travis Law Firm | Personal Injury Attorney, DUI Defense Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney | Serving Erie, Crawford, Warren & all of Northwestern PA | Call the Travis Law Firm at 814-277-2222 today!

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 »