Pedestrian Accident

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

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 »

Steps to Take After a Holiday Injury in Erie

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 »

Preventing Winter Slip and Fall Accidents in Northwestern Pennsylvania

Preventing Winter Slip and Fall Accidents in Northwestern Pennsylvania

Winter has come early for Erie and Northwestern Pennsylvania. The area is under a winter storm warning, which will be fairly common throughout the winter season. Snow and ice are common during the winter months, which increases the risk of falls. Our Erie slip and fall attorney wishes to remind everyone to stay safe this… Read more »

Am I Required to Give My Medical Records to the Insurance Company After a Car Accident?

Am I Required to Give My Medical Records to the Insurance Company After a Car Accident?

There are several things that you should do after a car accident. One important step is to seek medical attention for your injuries. Before recovering compensation for injuries, losses, and damages after a car accident, the insurance company will require medical evidence to support your injury claim. If you wait too long after a car… Read more »

Who is Responsible for a Slip and Fall Claim in Pennsylvania?

Who is Responsible for a Slip and Fall Claim in Pennsylvania?

Slips, trips, and falls can result in serious injuries that can lead to permanent impairments.  Some individuals require months of physical therapy before they can return to work and normal daily activities. Some people who fall may not be able to return to work because of their injuries. For individuals who sustain severe injuries, it… Read more »

Safety Tips for the Autumn Season 2019

Safety Tips for the Autumn Season 2019

For many residents in northwestern Pennsylvania, Autumn is a wonderful time of year. They enjoy the cooler temperatures and the beautiful fall foliage throughout Erie County. At The Travis Law Firm, we also enjoy Autumn, but we also know that personal injury cases can increase during this season for several reasons. Below are several Autumn… Read more »

Three Things a Car Accident Victim Needs to Know When Filing an Insurance Claim

Three Things a Car Accident Victim Needs to Know When Filing an Insurance Claim

After seeking medical treatment for injuries, the second priority for most car accident victims is seeking compensation for their damages. Compensation for an accident claim is typically paid by the insurance provider for the at-fault driver. Therefore, the first step in recovering money for your car accident claim is to file an injury claim with… Read more »