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 »
Beware of Parking Lot Accidents in Erie During the Holiday Shopping Season
For some individuals, holiday shopping began a few months ago. However, the Thanksgiving Holiday is the traditional start of the holiday shopping season. With more vehicles and people crowding into malls and shopping centers, it is not surprising that a higher than average number of parking lot accidents are reported beginning on Black Friday and… Read more »
How Do I Recover Compensation for Injuries and Damages After an Accident?
If another party has injured you through no fault of your own, you may be entitled to recover compensation from that party. However, you typically need to file a claim with the party’s insurance provider to recover compensation. Examples of incidents that can give rise to a personal injury claim include: Car accidents Bicycle accidents… Read more »
Do You Allow Your Teen Driver to Have Passengers?
If you allow your teen driver to have anyone in the vehicle with him or her, the risk of death in a car accident increases by over one-half according to a recent report. AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety researched and assessed the fatality rates in crashes involving teen drivers. As part of the study, the… Read more »
Report Finds Young Millennials Behave Badly Behind the Wheel
A new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that young millennials have some of the worst driving behaviors compared to any other age group. Young millennials were defined as young adults between the ages of 19 and 24 years. In a press release from AAA, the company revealed shocking details from the… Read more »
Impairments to Driving in Pennsylvania
When you think about impaired driving, you most likely think about drunk driving (driving under the influence of alcohol) or drugged driving (driving under the influence of drugs). Both drugged driving and drunk driving are crimes in Pennsylvania. As an experienced Erie criminal defense attorney, I can attest to the strict penalties of a DUI… Read more »
Handling a Car Accident Claim for a Child in Pennsylvania?
In many cases, a child does not sustain life-threatening or serious injuries in a car accident. Sadly, this is not always the case. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), motor vehicle accidents are the leading the cause of death for children in the United States. During 2014, more than 121,350 children were injured… Read more »
Graduating Student Killed in Erie Car Crash
There’s nothing quite as devastating as when a young person suffers serious injuries in a car crash and dies from the accident. This event is even more difficult to comprehend when it’s a young person just shy of their high school graduation. Unfortunately, the Erie community has recently experienced the loss of a student just… Read more »
What You Should Know About Pennsylvania's Motorcycle Helmet Law
Now that the weather has finally improved and made it enjoyable to take out your bike, it is important to understand the rules and regulations associated with owning a motorcycle in Pennsylvania. Not only does following the rules minimize the chances that you’ll be able to avoid legal trouble, but it also ensures that you have… Read more »