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Philadelphia Injury Lawyer Blog

The Pearce Law Firm, including well-known Philadelphia injury lawyer Edith Pearce, is dedicated to the personal care of each individual case. We believe in educating our potential clients on the variety of cases being filed in the state of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The blog posts below feature accidents and events that may lead to potential law suits. Whether you need a personal injury lawyer to represent you due to car or truck accidents, slip and fall accidents, construction accidents, dog bites, or head injuries, The Pearce Law Firm works on your behalf to provide you the compensation you deserve.

Archive for April 2013


A Skilled Attorney Can Help Recoup Losses Following A Bicycling Accident

April 12, 2013

Bicycling accidents happen more often than you think. It’s moments like these when people need a bicycle accident lawyer. Philadelphia, for instance, is full of children who ride their bikes which increases the potential for numerous accidents. Last month, a 10-year-old local boy from Broomall was found sprawled out unconscious on the side of the road. He was riding his bike when a Buick hit him and sped off, fleeing the scene. The accident was 100 yards from a roadside memorial ... Read More

Posted in: Accidents & Injuries

Motorcycle Accidents are Rife with Legal Ramifications

April 9, 2013

Zipping along on a motorcycle exposed to the elements can be a recipe for disaster. There are no seatbelts or airbags to protect you, and it’s easier to lose control. If you wreck, you are seriously injured or killed in 8 out of 10 times.

The families of motorcycle riders know this fact all too well. One man’s life was tragically cut short when he “failed to negotiate a curve” and skidded into a guardrail this past November. Depending on the ... Read More

Posted in: Accidents & Injuries, Motorcycle Accidents

Helmets, Leather, and Lawyers

April 5, 2013

On Halloween 2012, Mitch Lucker, lead singer of the California-based heavy metal band Suicide Silence, lost control of his motorcycle and later died from injuries sustained that night.  He was just 28.  Mitch’s death is a high-profile example of a tragedy that impacts families and communities across the country everyday.

Motorcycles are a free-spirited form of transportation known for their great gas mileage.  Their appeal in these times of $4.00/gallon gas is evident.  In Pennsylvania, the number of licensed motorcyclists (affectionately ... Read More

Posted in: Accidents & Injuries, Motorcycle Accidents

Personal Injury Lawyers Can Help When Tragedy Strikes

April 3, 2013

Last October a Vietnam Veteran was killed during a tragic crash when a 31,200-pound truck on a turnpike struck his truck. This January the driver of the 31,200-pound truck, a Conshohocken man, was indicted for homicide in the death of the war veteran, who was also a Pennsylvania Turnpike maintenance worker. Deaths like these, while tragic, occur all too often.

This is where a personal injury lawyer from the Pearce Law Firm can step in. A personal injury lawyer from the Pearce ... Read More

Posted in: Accidents & Injuries, Truck Accidents