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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

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Five Factors That Affect the Value of a Motorcycle Accident Claim

Five Factors That Affect the Value of a Motorcycle Accident Claim

Have you been injured in a motorcycle accident? If so, you may be wondering what your motorcycle accident claim might be worth. In this blog, our Pennsylvania motorcycle accident attorney discusses five important factors that affect the value of a motorcycle accident claim. Five Things That Affect How Much a Motorcycle Accident Claim is Worth… Read more »

The Insurance Company Is Blaming Me for My Accident – What Should I Do?

The Insurance Company Is Blaming Me for My Accident – What Should I Do?

Call an Erie accident attorney immediately! If the insurance company is blaming you for an automobile accident you did not cause, you need an attorney right now. Blaming the victim for causing an accident is one way an insurance company tries to limit its liability for an injury claim. Do not accept blame for an… Read more »

Five Motorcycle Safety Tips for Riding in Northwestern Pennsylvania

Five Motorcycle Safety Tips for Riding in Northwestern Pennsylvania

Riding a motorcycle is awesome! There is nothing like the feeling you get when you ride through northwestern Pennsylvania on your motorcycle. However, as an Erie motorcycle accident attorney, I see the tragic consequences of motorcycle crashes. Motorcyclists have a greater risk of injury in an accident because of the lack of protection during the… Read more »