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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 November 2008


Slip and Fall Injuries on Ice or Snow Covered Sidewalk or Street: Do I Have a Case?

November 1, 2008


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As a Philadelphia injury lawyer, Edith Pearce often receives questions about an injury suffered by someone who slipped and fell on a sidewalk or street that was covered with ice and snow. When must a person remove snow or ice from their own sidewalk or property to prevent an accident?

Under Pennsylvania law, the courts have adopted the “hills and ridges” doctrine. This legal doctrine provides that an owner or occupier of land is not liable for general slippery conditions from ...

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Posted in: Slip & Fall Injury