In the event that you have been injured in a serious car accident in Erie Pennsylvania, you may be interested in evaluating all of the potential factors that could have contributed to the crash. Of course, distracted driving is on the rise and is one of the leading causes of car accidents, but it is… Read more »
How Does a DUI Impact My Ability to Retain My CDL License and Career?
DUI Conviction & Commercial Drivers License If you make your living behind the wheel of a truck as many individuals in Pennsylvania do, a DUI conviction is more than just a basic inconvenience and an expense. Instead, it could also be very detrimental to your truck driving career. This is because you are the holder of a… Read more »
New Research Study Identifies Who Is Most at Risk for a Fatal Pedestrian Accident
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released data associated with fatal pedestrian traffic accidents in 2015. According to the research, you can draw inferences about who might be at the highest levels of risk when walking near streets and roads. The data showed that 73% of fatal pedestrian accidents happen in urban areas while only… Read more »
What Are My Rights When I'm Arrested for a Crime?
If You Were Arrested, Know Your Rights Anytime that you are charged or arrested for a crime in the state of Pennsylvania, it pays to be knowledgeable about your rights as well as your responsibilities. This can be a hazy and confusing time for you, particularly if you believe that you are being wrongly accused. The… Read more »
How Do Weather Events Impact the Roads in Pennsylvania?
Erie PA Winters Can Be Brutal Anyone who has been driving in Pennsylvania for at least one winter seasons knows just how much the weather can influence the roads. Precipitation, whether in the form of rain, snow, or sleet, can impact the vehicle’s traction to the road. Unfortunately, some people are less experienced in some… Read more »
Multiple Vehicle Pileup on I-90 Sends Several Injured to UPMC Hamot & St. Vincent Hospitals in Erie
As many as 50 cars were involved in the multiple vehicle crash that sent 22 people to local Erie hospitals for medical treatment of injuries sustained in the accident. I-90 was closed until crews could clear the mile-long wreck from the eastbound lanes. All lanes were closed between exit 32, Route 8, and exit 29…. Read more »
Pedestrian Hit and Run Accidents in Erie: Who is Responsible?
A woman in her thirties was struck in a hit and run accident on November 12 at 16th and German Streets on Erie’s east side. She suffered serious leg injuries and witnesses obtained the license plate number of the black Cadillac SUV who left the scene. A hit and run accident is regarded as highly… Read more »
Dog Shooting and Negligence: What You Need to Know About Dog Bite Accidents in Erie
Late on the afternoon of Friday, November 20th, a large dog broke free of its harness and attacked three people on the 900 block of West 21st and West Erie, only to be shot and killed by Erie police. The dog had been walking in the company of a friend of the owner, Alex Schmude. The… Read more »
What Damages Could I Recover in a Pennsylvania Wrongful Death Case?
If someone you love has been killed and you believe it’s the fault of someone else’s negligence, you are likely interested in how a wrongful death case may unfold in Pennsylvania. An Erie wrongful death case is complex and should only be handled by an experienced personal injury attorney. Read on to learn more about how… Read more »
EMTA Bus & Car Collide, Injuring Three
Last Monday, an Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority bus collided with a passenger vehicle on W. 32nd Street and Liberty Street. Initial reports indicate that the operator of the car may have mistakenly ran a red light, thinking they had the green, when the car was struck by the bus. The driver of the car and… Read more »