If you are injured while on another person’s property, you could have a claim under Pennsylvania’s premises liability laws. Premises is the legal term for real estate and the improvements on the real estate. Premises liability laws cover accidents that occur on private property, such as your neighbor’s land. It also covers commercial properties and… Read more »
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Slip and Fall Accidents – Three Things You Must Know
Slip and fall accidents cause more harm than bumps and bruises. Many people assume that a fall does not result in traumatic injuries. However, a fall can result in multiple broken bones and fractures, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and neck injuries. In some cases, a fall could injure internal organs or result in… Read more »
What is a Premises Liability Claim in Pennsylvania?
Erie property owners and property owners throughout Pennsylvania have a legal duty to keep their premises safe for visitors and guests. When a property owner fails in this duty of care, the owner can be held liable for damages under premises liability laws. However, before you can recover compensation for your injuries and damages, you… Read more »
Erie Slip and Fall Accidents – What Do You Need to Know?
Many businesses in Erie and throughout Pennsylvania are taking extra precautions to protect customers and employees from COVID-19. Some businesses require customers and employees to wear masks. Other businesses may restrict the number of people in the location. However, are businesses continuing to protect customers from other dangers? While the liability for COVID-19 claims is… Read more »
Preventing Winter Slip and Fall Accidents in Northwestern Pennsylvania
Winter has come early for Erie and Northwestern Pennsylvania. The area is under a winter storm warning, which will be fairly common throughout the winter season. Snow and ice are common during the winter months, which increases the risk of falls. Our Erie slip and fall attorney wishes to remind everyone to stay safe this… Read more »
Who is Responsible for a Slip and Fall Claim in Pennsylvania?
Slips, trips, and falls can result in serious injuries that can lead to permanent impairments. Some individuals require months of physical therapy before they can return to work and normal daily activities. Some people who fall may not be able to return to work because of their injuries. For individuals who sustain severe injuries, it… Read more »
When Do I Call an Erie Personal Injury Attorney?
If you are injured through no fault of your own, you may be wondering what you should do next. How do you recover compensation for your losses? Do you need to file an insurance claim? Should you file a personal injury lawsuit? When should you call an Erie personal injury attorney? Our Erie personal injury… Read more »
If I Hire an Erie Personal Injury Attorney, Will I Have to Go to Court?
Pennsylvania personal injury laws provide a way for you to recover compensation for injuries, losses, and damages caused by another party. An Erie personal injury attorney can help you file an injury claim. By filing a personal injury claim, you may receive compensation for your: Loss of Income Medical Bills Property Damage Disability and Impairment… Read more »
What Should I Do If I Fall During the Holidays?
The holidays are a busy time for many individuals. From shopping and running errands to attending holiday functions, it seems as if we are on the go during the entire holiday season. Being “on-the-go” during the holidays can increase your risk of a fall during the holidays, especially when we experience poor winter weather conditions…. Read more »
Safety Tips to Avoid Winter Slip and Fall Accidents
Erie, along with much of the northeast, was snowed in early this year. We received over 13 inches of snow from the early winter storm. Typically, we review safety tips for winter slip and fall accidents a bit later in the season. However, with the early snowfall that blanketed much of northwestern Pennsylvania earlier this… Read more »