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May 2014 Archives

Erie Injury Verdict Featured Among Most Important Pennsylvania Verdicts

Erie injury lawyers know that Verdict Search is a database of the most important trial verdicts rendered across the country.  So, it wasn't exactly a surprise but was nevertheless pleasing to see that our recent verdict in the case of Engel v. State Farm was featured by Verdict Search as being among the most important verdicts in Pennsylvania in 2014.

Girl Hurt in Erie County Dog Attack

An Erie County dog bite incident has left a 7 year-old girl with serious facial injuries.  Police report that a pit bull in Millcreek Township, Pennsylvania attacked and seriously injured a 7 year old girl yesterday.  Millcreek police report that the dog was on a leash and being walked by its owner in the 2900 block of Arcadia Avenue when the girl and her father approached the owner.  The dog lunged at the girl, knocked her to the ground and began biting her in the head and face.

Pennsylvania police still looking for driver who hit school bus

In a perfect world, motor vehicles accidents would not be the frustrating affairs that they are now. The driver who caused the crash would admit responsibility and willingly pay compensation to the occupants of the other vehicle if they suffered injuries.

Erie Hit and Run Car Crash Ends in Prison

Pennsylvania car accidents are supposed to end with an exchange of information between drivers.  An October, 2013 car crash in Erie has ended with a driver going to jail for leaving the scene without providing information.

Medical Records Routinely Falsified

Pennsylvania medical malpractice lawyers have known for decades that medical records are often falsified by health care providers in order to make it appear the providers followed the rules even when they did not.  Now, a recent study of Veterans' hospitals has shed public light on this depressingly common occurrence.

Victim's family seeks compensation for negligence on film set

When the cast and crew of the movie “Midnight Rider” were told that they would be filming a scene on active railroad tracks there was no shortage of misgivings. But what did they have to fear? Would the producers and directors really put their lives in danger? Surely they had checked with the railroad company that operated on those tracks. What were the chances that every safety precaution necessary had not been taken?

Millcreek Rollover Accident at Cherry Street Extension and Young Road

A major Erie car accident on Thursday sent six people to the hospital for injuries of uncertain severity.  The auto collision occurred at the intersection of Cherry Street Extension and Young Road in Millcreek Township, Pennsylvania.

Consumers be warned: some sports cars not crash tested

Would you drive a vehicle if you knew that it hadn’t been crash tested? If you’re like most people across the nation, the answer to this question is probably no. That’s because most people in the United States will not just take a car manufacturer’s word when it comes to safety. We want to see proof that the vehicle we are purchasing, and ultimately driving, has been tested and is safe to operate.

Crawford County's Most Dangerous Roads

We haven't yet figured out how to make a road where car accidents are impossible, but Meadville car crash lawyers know that some roads are more dangerous than others. A report from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation ranks the most dangerous Crawford County roads.

Most Dangerous Roads in Erie County Pennsylvania - 2014 Edition

There are no Pennsylvania roads completely free of car accidents, but Erie injury lawyers know that some roads are more dangerous than others.  Recent statistics from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation not only confirm that some roads are more dangerous than others, they also demonstrate that there is one road that is much more dangerous than any other road in Erie County.

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