Pedestrian Accident

Beware of Parking Lot Accidents in Erie During the Holiday Shopping Season

For some individuals, holiday shopping began a few months ago. However, the Thanksgiving Holiday is the traditional start of the holiday shopping season. With more vehicles and people crowding into malls and shopping centers, it is not surprising that a higher than average number of parking lot accidents are reported beginning on Black Friday and… Read more »

How Do I Recover Compensation for Injuries and Damages After an Accident?

If another party has injured you through no fault of your own, you may be entitled to recover compensation from that party. However, you typically need to file a claim with the party’s insurance provider to recover compensation. Examples of incidents that can give rise to a personal injury claim include: Car accidents Bicycle accidents… Read more »

What is Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation?

When a person suffers a spinal cord injury in an accident, the injury could result in life-altering conditions. In many cases, spinal cord injury rehabilitation is necessary as part of the treatment plan for an SCI. A complete spinal cord injury causes a total loss of mobility and feeling below the site of the injury…. Read more »

Does Truck Driver Fatigue Contribute to Commercial Truck Accidents?

Does sharing the road with large trucks make you nervous?  Does truck driver fatigue and accidents worry you? Do you attempt to avoid driving beside or near commercial vehicles whenever possible? If so, you are wise. Statistics from large truck accidents show that 83 percent of the fatalities in large truck accidents are occupants of… Read more »

Are You Ready for Halloween 2018 in Erie?

We love to share Halloween events with our clients are readers each year. However, Macaroni Kid has beat us to the task. The talented writers and researchers at Macaroni Kid have done a fantastic job of tracking down Halloween events in Erie. Therefore, we refer you to their website for the longest list of Halloween… Read more »

Back To School Safety Tips for Erie County Students and Parents

Summer break has come to an end and the day that student dread and parents cherish has arrived — the first day of school. As the new school year begins in Erie County, it is important for parents and students to review how to stay safe on their way to and from school. Drivers, parents,… Read more »

What Are The Most Dangerous Car Accidents?

There are thousands of car accidents in Pennsylvania each year. According to PennDOT, there are approximately 351 reportable traffic accidents each day statewide. On average, three people are killed each day, and 221 people are injured in traffic accidents.  During 2017, the state recorded 128,188 traffic crashes. The accidents took the lives of 1,137 people… Read more »

Car Accident

Car Accident FAQs From an Erie County Car Accident Lawyer

The good news is that during 2017, the total number of reportable traffic accidents in Pennsylvania was the twelfth lowest number since 1950. However, for the 1,137 families who lost a loved one in a traffic accident or the 80,612 people who were injured in traffic accidents, the fact that our state did not have… Read more »

Is There a Deadline to See a Doctor After an Accident in Pennsylvania?

After many traffic accidents, the victims are transported to an emergency room for immediate medical care. Therefore, this question only arises when a victim refuses to be transported to the emergency room. While there is not a deadline for seeking medical treatment, your delay in seeking medical attention can have a negative impact on your… Read more »

Injury

How Do I Prove Someone is Responsible for My Injuries?

If you are injured because of a traffic accident, dog bite, fall, defective product, medical malpractice, or other personal injury accident, Pennsylvania’s personal injury laws allow you to recover compensation from the party who caused your injury. However, you must prove that the person or party caused the injury to recover compensation for damages. Hiring… Read more »