criminal defense

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ARD Program in Pennsylvania – Do You Qualify?

The ARD Program in Pennsylvania or the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program is a pre-trial intervention program. It offers first-time, non-violent offenders a second chance. Instead of going to jail, they are allowed to complete rehabilitation to expunge the criminal charges. What Is the Goal of the ARD Program in Pennsylvania? In some cases, rehabilitation is… Read more »

Penalties for Theft Offenses in Erie

Theft offenses in Erie are serious crimes. Pennsylvania laws define theft as taking or exercising control over movable property belonging to another person with the intent to deprive that person of the property. Theft is also defined as unlawfully transferring or exercising control over immovable property belonging to another person with the intent to derive… Read more »

The Travis Law Firm is Open During COVID Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all our lives. It has changed how we conduct business and socialize with friends and family. The virus has impacted our work lives and school for our children. One thing the COVID-19 pandemic has not changed is the need for legal advice. Therefore, The Travis Law Firm is open during… Read more »

DUI Arrests Fall and Rise Again During COVID-19 Pandemic

DUI Defense During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Many people wonder if the number of DUI cases has risen during COVID-19. It will take some time to determine how COVID-19 impacts drunk driving in Pennsylvania and throughout the United States. However, there are some numbers available now for Pennsylvania. If the police arrest you for drunk driving, make sure to talk with a… Read more »

Wrongful death claims in Pennsylvania pedestrian accidents

Seek Justice by Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Erie

A wrongful death is a tragic, avoidable incident that causes families great sorrow and emotional pain. Wrongful death claims arise from a variety of accidents and incidents. Examples of events that can lead to a claim for wrongful death include: Car accidents Medical malpractice Truck accidents Motorcycle crashes Dog bites Workplace accidents Pedestrian accidents Boating… Read more »

Contact an Erie Slip and Fall Attorney for Help

Erie Slip and Fall Accidents – What Do You Need to Know?

Many businesses in Erie and throughout Pennsylvania are taking extra precautions to protect customers and employees from COVID-19. Some businesses require customers and employees to wear masks. Other businesses may restrict the number of people in the location. However, are businesses continuing to protect customers from other dangers? While the liability for COVID-19 claims is… Read more »

Three Workplace Injuries That Result in a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Workplace Injuries – What Are Three Common Workplace Injuries in Erie?

Thousands of workers are injured on the job each year in Pennsylvania. Workplace accidents result in catastrophic injuries. Most workplace accidents and workplace injuries are covered by Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation insurance program. Workers can receive medical treatment and other benefits after a workplace injury. While you might not be able to prevent all workplace injuries,… Read more »

What Should You Do After an Erie Motorcycle Accident?

Motorcycle Crash — Two Motorcyclists Injured in West Erie

GoErie is reporting that two motorcyclists were injured in West Erie on July 10, 2020. The motorcycle crash occurred just before 3:00 on Friday afternoon. According to the police, the motorcyclists were headed south on Raspberry Street when the motorcycle crash occurred. A man and woman were riding a motorcycle on Raspberry Street when another… Read more »

Erie Auto Accidents – Five Things You Need to Know

Erie Auto Accidents – Five Things You Need to Know

Erie auto accidents result in thousands of injuries and deaths. In many cases, a driver’s negligence or errors lead to the collision. If a driver causes a car crash, the driver may be liable for injuries, damages, and financial losses caused by the crash. However, even if the other driver caused your car accident, you… Read more »