Car Accident

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 »

How Do the Changes in Car Seat Recommendations Impact Pennsylvania’s Seat Belt Laws?

Protecting your child when he or she is in a vehicle is a top priority. For that reason, many parents research car seats to choose a car seat that provides maximum protection for their child. With that in mind, we wanted to alert parents to a change in the recommendations regarding rear-facing car seats. What… Read more »

What Expert Witnesses Will I Need for My Car Accident Case?

What Expert Witnesses Will I Need for My Car Accident Case? Some car accident cases are fairly straightforward. The cause of the accident is clear, and the evidence supports the allegation that the other driver caused the crash. In Pennsylvania, you must prove the other driver was responsible for causing the crash to recover compensation… Read more »

Choosing the Best Workers’ Comp Doctor for You

Can I Choose My Own Doctor for a Work Injury in Pennsylvania? When you are injured at work, it is important that you seek medical care, regardless of whether your injury seems minor or severe. However, you need to understand Pennsylvania’s laws governing the choice of a workers’ comp doctor. While you have the right… Read more »

Motorcycle Accident Tips for Other Drivers

In many of the blogs you read, we provide tips for motorcyclists on how to avoid accidents. However, it is equally important for other motorists to be vigilant in taking steps to avoid causing a motorcycle crash. All motorists should practice safe driving habits to reduce the risk of injuring a  motorcyclist. Seven Common Factors… 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 »

Why Is It Taking So Long to Settle My Motorcycle Accident Claim?

It can be very frustrating to know that another driver was responsible for your motorcycle crash, but your claim is still not settled. The other driver was clearly wrong, the police officer issued a traffic ticket to the other driver, and you suffered serious injuries in the accident. So, why is it taking so long… Read more »

Do Multiple-Vehicle Crashes Make Accident Claims More Difficult?

Many of the traffic accidents in Erie, Edinboro, and the surrounding areas in Erie County involve one or two vehicles.  In a traffic accident involving two drivers, it is usually easy to determine fault in most, but not all, of those accidents. However, some traffic accidents involve multiple vehicles. Multiple-vehicle accidents can make it much… Read more »