November 30, 2012, ERIE, PA -- Pennsylvania injury attorney Eric J. Purchase was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Erie County Bar Association.  The Erie injury lawyer was elected last night by other Erie lawyers at the annual business meeting of the local organization's membership.

An Erie accident attorney known for his work in catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, and car and truck accidents, Mr. Purchase was elected to serve a three year term on the organization's governing body.

The Erie County Bar Association serves the public as well as the lawyers and judges of Erie County, Pennsylvania by assisting Erie lawyers in the practice of law and by engaging in activities that promote the public's understanding of and respect for our American system of law and justice.

In addition to his duties as a trustee, Mr. Purchase will continue with the Pennsylvania personal injury law firm of Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C., of which is he a founding partner, to use his personal injury knowledge and experience to help injured people and their families. For more information on personal injury law in Pennsylvania, visit and to learn more about what the Erie County Bar Association has to offer, visit