The number of pedestrians killed by motor vehicles has increased in recent years. According to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), 2019 preliminary numbers appear to indicate that it will be the deadliest year for pedestrians in 30 years. In the first half of 2019, 74 pedestrians died in Pennsylvania. Pedestrians and drivers need to… Read more »
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What Records Do I Need to File an Accident Claim?
If another party injures you, you might be entitled to compensation for your injury, financial losses, and other damages. However, you must have documentation of your losses to receive compensation for an accident claim. Therefore, it is important to keep accurate and detailed records of each expense and financial loss associated with the accident, your… Read more »
Pedestrian Accidents – Watch for Pedestrians Rushing Across the Street or to Their Cars in Erie
Drivers have a duty to operate their vehicle in a manner that does not place others in danger. This duty extends to pedestrians that may be crossing the road or walking through parking lots. If a driver hits a pedestrian, the driver may be held liable for damages if the driver was negligent in breaching… 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 »
Safe Trick or Treating in Erie, PA
Halloween is one of the best holidays when you are young. You get to dress up as your favorite character and get free candy. What could be better? Unfortunately, Halloween can also be very dangerous for children. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, about twice as many children will be injured in pedestrian accidents on Halloween… Read more »
Fatal Hit and Run Crash in Girard
A 51-year-old man was struck by a vehicle in the North Creek Road and Route 20 area of Girard around 11 p.m. on September 4. According to Pennsylvania state police, the West Erie County accident occurred when a black or gray vehicle struck the man and then fled the scene. The man died at the… Read more »