A number of cities in Pennsylvania have decriminalized the use of marijuana, but that doesn’t mean it’s legal. Driving under the influence of marijuana is completely different and viewed as impaired motoring. A driver who tests positive for any amount at all can end up being charged with DUI, even if you have a prescription for it from your doctor to treat your medical condition because Pennsylvania is a no-tolerance state.
Five Factors That Impact the Value of Your Injury Claim
Calculating the value of your injury claim can be complicated. An insurance adjuster is not going to tell you if the amount you are requesting is significantly lower than the actual value of your claim. In many cases, the insurance adjuster offers a settlement that is much lower than the value of the claim when… Read more »
Common Causes of Catastrophic Injuries in Erie County, PA
Sustaining an injury in an accident can be overwhelming, painful, and expensive. However, a catastrophic injury can increase the suffering and damages caused by an accident. A catastrophic injury is an injury that requires you to need extensive medical treatment. These injuries may also require you to need long-term medical and personal care. Examples of… Read more »
Does It Matter Who is At Fault for an Erie Car Accident?
Does it matter who is at fault for a Pennsylvania car accident? If you have car insurance, aren’t you protected in a car crash? Who is at fault in for a car crash can make a huge difference in how much money you can receive for a car accident claim. Therefore, it is a good… Read more »
Can You Develop PTSD After an Erie Car Accident?
Being involved in a car accident can be a traumatic event. For some individuals, the trauma of the car crash causes them to develop Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD. PTSD can develop after any traumatic event, including a motor vehicle accident. While many people associate PTSD with returning combat veterans, the psychiatric disorder can develop… Read more »
Four Common Car Safety Concerns We Overlook
We discuss many car safety concerns such as distracted driving and drunk driving. These driving behaviors increase the risk of being involved in a traffic accident. However, there are some common car safety concerns that we overlook that can also cause serious car accidents. Four car safety concerns that we need to be aware of… Read more »
Delivery Truck Accidents in Erie
We see delivery trucks each day throughout Pennsylvania, including Erie. During the holidays, we often see an increase in the number of delivery trucks as consumers take advantage of online sales and free shipping offers. Unfortunately, accidents involving delivery trucks are more common than you might expect. In addition, these accidents can cause traumatic injuries… Read more »
Three Facts About Commercial Truck Accidents You Need to Know
Being involved in a traffic accident involving a semi-truck, big rig, tractor-trailer, or other large truck is different from being involved in a passenger car accident. While there are many similarities between the two accident claims, there are also some differences that you should be aware of that could impact your ability to recover compensation… Read more »
Can I Be Sued for a Car Accident Caused by Transporting a Christmas Tree?
Are you planning to search for the perfect Christmas tree to bring home this year? What is the perfect Christmas tree for you? Is it tall, short, skinny, full, or perfectly round at the bottom and thinner at the top? After you find the perfect Christmas tree, you must figure out how to get the… Read more »
Major Harley-Davidson Recall Impacts Thousands of Motorcycle Owners
Harley-Davidson has recalled approximately 178,000 motorcycles in the United States because of a problem with the clutch. It appears that the clutches can leak fluid causing the motorcycles to remain in gear. The problem could cause the rider to lose control of the motorcycle thereby increasing the risk of a motorcycle accident. The company states… Read more »