Wrongful Death

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 »

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 »

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 »

Why Doesn’t The Insurance Company Want Me To Hire an Erie Personal Injury Lawyer?

When you are injured in an accident, you may not know what steps to take to protect your legal right to receive compensation for your injuries. Hiring an Erie personal injury attorney can help relieve the stress and anxiety that many accident victims experience after a traumatic event. An attorney can deal directly with the… Read more »

Three Tips for Avoiding Motorcycle Accidents in Erie, PA

If you are a motorcyclist, you are probably looking forward to the 2018 Roar on the Shore bike event. Thousands of motorcyclists will descend upon our area for a week of entertainment, motorcycle rides, vendors, concerts, and great food. With an increase in the number of motorcycles on the road during the event, it is… Read more »