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July 2011 Archives

Crawford County Injury Lawyer News: Linesville Car Crash Puts 3 in Hospital

August 1, 2011, Linesville, PA -- A Sunday morning car accident in Crawford County has three people in an Erie hospital today. Early reports are that the driver of a 1997 Ford Explorer was going too fast on Townline Road between Wheeler Road and Dicksonburg Roads in Conneaut Township and lost control, striking a parked platform trailer.

Crawford County Car Accident Lawyer: 3 Hospitalized in Venango Township Crash

August 1, 2011, Venango Township, PA -- Three victims* of a Crawford County car accident Friday remain hospitalized. The Venango Township car wreck occurred on Route 8 when the driver of a southbound Ford Ranger veered into the northbound lane and struck a Toyota Yaris. It is believed that the driver of the Ford Ranger was trying to avoid a collision with other southbound traffic that was stopped to make a left turn.

Erie Wrongful Death Accident Lawyer: Teen Killed in Peach Street Crash

August 1, 2011, ERIE, PA -- We are saddened to report that an Erie car accident on Peach Street has taken the life of a well-liked teen.* Authorities say that an Eagle Talon northbound on Peach Street struck the rear of a Jeep near the intersection with New Road close to midnight last night. The Jeep was also northbound on Peach Street but stopped waiting to make a left turn. The young woman who was killed had been a passenger in the Eagle Talon.

McKean Lawyer: Pennsylvania Injury Attorneys Help Lancers

July 31, 2011, McKean, PA -- Yesterday I used a chance visit from a website optimization salesman to blog about my ties to Edinboro . (Yes, it's true. Sometimes I blog about things just because it helps my Pennsylvania injury law website). Today, I thought, why shouldn't I blog about my ties to my hometown, McKean , Pennsylvania? After all, if someone searches for "McKean Lawyer" I definitely want our Pennsylvania accident website to make the first page.

Edinboro Lawyer: Pennsylvania injury Attorneys Help Lancers

July 30, 2011, Edinboro, PA -- The other day I was visited by a salesman who promised to "optimize" my Pennsylvania injury law website. I confidently told him that I relied on "organic results" and didn't pay for web optimization. He was prepared for this and said, "Oh, do you? How do you do with searches for "'Edinboro Lawyer?'"

Erie Lawyers: August 2011 PA Injury Law Newsletter Now Online

July 24, 2011, ERIE, PA -- Yes, it's coming in the mail soon. But you know you can't wait. The August 2011 edition of the Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C. newsletter is out and you can get a free preview on line HERE , a week or more before it arrives in mailboxes!

Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice Lawyers Review Best Hospitals Article: 2 Near Erie

July 20, 2011, ERIE, PA -- U. S. News is well known for publishing their "Best of" articles. I am a little conflicted about these sorts of articles. On the one hand, they are fun to read and helpful in the sense that they try to use measurables to identify the "Best of" in any category. On the other, the process of selecting criteria is subjective and the criteria themselves can be, too. The results, therefore, can be misleading.

Erie Car Wreck Injury Lawyers Post New Limited Tort FAQ

July 19, 2011, ERIE, PA -- We've spoken of the scourge of Pennsylvania car wreck injury victims called limited tort in these pages before. But I was stunned to realize that we'd never posted a FAQ on "What is Limited Tort ?" Well, I remedied that this weekend and now readers can go directly to a summary of limited tort by clicking the link above. Hope none was too confused when reading our limited tort stories, including:

Erie Lawyers Review Pennsylvania Supreme Court Disciplinary News

July 16, 2011, ERIE, PA -- This morning I was reading my monthly copy of the Pennsylvania Bar Association's feature magazine, The Pennsylvania Lawyer . Every month there is a column entitled, simply, "Discipline." In this column, the Pennsylvania Bar Association catalogues the month's disciplinary action taken by the Supreme Court toward Pennsylvania lawyers.

Erie Lawyers Support Our Lady of Peace - Charity Golf Tournament

July 15, 2011, ERIE, PA -- There was a time in my life when, by mid-July, I'd have an established handicap and already played in about a dozen tournaments. Not that I was ever a good golfer. I wasn't. But I was an enthusiastic golfer and certainly always happy to take the afternoon off.

Erie Motorcycle Lawyers Warn "Roar on the Shore" Means Be Alert for Bikers

July 14, 2011, ERIE, PA -- Roar on the Shore starts today. This great Erie summertime event can be a ton of fun. The "Bringing the Roar" motorcycle parade kicks things off today and there are literally loads of collateral events all over the city. My father, for example, tells me he will head to the Maennerchor for their traditional pig roast to mark the big event and I know we'll be taking the kids downtown to see and hear the thousands of bikes that will be touring the area.

Erie Lawyers Post the Top Pennsylvania Injury Verdicts of 2010

July 6, 2011, ERIE, PA -- Faithful readers of this blog know that we try to publish helpful information about personal injury cases. We recently thought it would be an interesting exercise to compile the top personal injury verdicts in Pennsylvania in 2010 and it was. (You can read about those verdicts in our Top Pennsylvania Injury Verdicts Article: Part 1 and Part 2 .)

Erie Fireworks Injury Lawyers Offer Safety Information

July 3, 2011, ERIE, PA -- It's the July 4 weekend and last night I saw the beginning of what I'm sure will be a weekend full of homemade fireworks displays. As Pennsylvania injury lawyers, we know well how dangerous fireworks can be, particularly when handled improperly or when children are involved. We also know that it can sometimes be difficult to find good safety information about fireworks.

Erie Lawyers: Truck Hit and Run Accident Victim Offers $20,000 Reward

July 3, 2011, ERIE, PA -- A man who lost his wife in a high-profile Erie County commercial truck hit-and-run accident on I-90 is continuing to pursue the drivers responsible for the accident. Fengming Liu has offered all the money he has, $20,000, for information leading to the identification of the drivers who were involved in the accident that killed his wife and forever altered his family.

Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice Lawyers Report $1.97 Million Verdict in Gynecological Surgery Case

July 2, 2011, ERIE, PA -- Juries are reluctant to hold doctors responsible, even when the evidence of their carelessness and the tragedy of the resultant harm is great. Still, when the case is thoroughly prepared and well-tried, the plaintiff has a chance. Unfortunately, for many injured patients, the justice available in a courtroom comes far too late.

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