No matter whether you have had past experience with DUIs, it is always nerve-wracking to be arrested. It’s certainly true that any DUI can lead to serious consequences for the charged individual, but the stakes are higher when this is your second offense. Read on to learn more about what you need to do if… Read more »
What Influence Does Maximum Medical Improvement Have in an Injury Case?
After a serious car accident, you will likely work with your medical team to determine appropriate treatments and methods of addressing your pain and injuries. One of the most frustrating aspects of recovering from a car accident is that even with the best possible medical care, you may never fully recover from your injuries. Far… Read more »
Research Study Identifies Connection with Legal Marijuana Use and Increase in Fatal Car Accidents
New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety shows that fatal car accidents associated with marijuana use have more than doubled since the legalization of the drug in 2012. The study identified that the full impact of legalized marijuana took about nine months to translate to statistics in the state. Although there were 49… Read more »
Mistakes to Avoid in a First Time Erie DUI Case
There are several mistakes that you can make immediately after being arrested for a DUI in Erie, Pennsylvania. Like with all cities in Pennsylvania, first time DUI offenders can end up doing more harm than good for their case and making it easier for prosecutors to successfully convict them. Read on to learn more about… Read more »
Will My Underage Drinking Charge Be Easily Found Online?
In the state of Pennsylvania, an individual charged with underage drinking may be frustrated to learn that his or her charge details can be found in government databases that are readily available to the public for free. When an Erie, Pennsylvania student has been charged with underage drinking, the citation is typically filed with the district… Read more »
Millcreek Community Hospital Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct
Investigators have learned that at least two girls in their teens have had sexual contact with Millcreek Community Hospital employees. The girls were both in the hospital’s Behavioral Care unit in 2015. There were separate incidents, and Millcreek Township police have an investigation under way. Why Millcreek Community Hospital May Be Held Responsible The Millcreek Community Hospital… Read more »
How Does a Drunk Driving Lawsuit Unfold If The Other Driver Has No Accident Insurance?
Drunk driving is a serious epidemic across not just Pennsylvania but throughout the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control, every week approximately 27,000 drivers are arrested a result of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. These arrests are just 1% of the predicted overall incidents of driving under the influence… Read more »
What Personal Injury Victims Should Know About the Statute of Limitations in Pennsylvania
If you are involved in any kind of a personal injury lawsuit or insurance settlement case in Pennsylvania, there are several different laws that may become important in your case at some point. One of the most important laws that can impact you is the statute of limitations because it defines a narrow window in… Read more »
What Is the Difference Between Parole and Probation in Pennsylvania?
There are many different ramifications for being convicted of a crime in Pennsylvania and two of the most common outcomes include parole and probation. These are not one and the same so it is important to understand how they may impact your future in the event that you are convicted of a crime or accept… Read more »
Big Motorcycle Fundraising Event & Concert This Weekend in Erie
The Travis Law Firm is proud to support the Injured Motorcycle Riders Foundation (IMRF) and their efforts to help bikers after a serious accident. The IMRF is hosting their annual fundraising event this weekend and we’d like to encourage everyone to attend for a great time. Other Pennsylvania Motorcycle Events If you would like to… Read more »