Drunk Driving

How Do People View Traffic Safety In The United States?

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety conducts an annual survey to gauge driver attitudes toward traffic safety in America. You may be surprised what drivers reported in the 2017 survey. Some of the key findings of the survey include the fact that most drivers (87.5%) believe distracted driving is a bigger problem than it has been… Read more »

Avoid DUI Tickets and DUI Accidents on Halloween?

Trick-or-Treating may be for children, but Halloween parties can definitely be adult-only events. Many adults, including college students, will be spending Halloween at a party with friends. At many of these parties, alcohol will be served. Special Halloween cocktails with names like Voodoo Punch, Dracula’s Bite, and Witch’s Brew will delight party-goers. However, many 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 »

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 »

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 »

Traumatic Brain Injuries From an Accident Can Increase Risk of Dementia

Brain injuries are common in motor vehicle accidents. When a pedestrian, bicyclists, or occupant of a vehicle is involved in a traffic crash, the impact of the collision can cause the head to collide with another object. Even if a person does not strike his or her head in the accident, the force of the… Read more »

Two Traumatic Injuries Common in Commercial Truck Accidents

Many drivers in Pennsylvania, including Erie, Edinboro, and Warren, understand the dangers of sharing our roads with large commercial vehicles. Even though we need the commercial trucking industry to transport goods throughout the country efficiently and cost-effectively, sharing the roads with these massive vehicles can be deadly. Thousands of people are injured and killed in… Read more »

Things You Need to Know About Meeting With Your Doctor After an Accident

If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident, slip and fall, or other personal injury accident, one of the first steps you should take is to see a doctor. Regardless of whether you believe you are seriously injured, it is in your best interest to be checked by a physician after an accident. The… Read more »