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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 May 2011


Pennsylvanians in Disagreement over New Bike Lanes

May 31, 2011


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There has been much discussion throughout the state of Pennsylvania recently about bike lanes on main roads. With gas prices going up, more and more men and women in the state of Pennsylvania are turning to bicycling as a primary source of transportation to work and bicycling makes sense with the initiative many are now taking to “go green.” Biking recreationally is also hugely popular among many in the state as well, especially in the Philadelphia area. With all of ...

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Posted in: Motorcycle Accidents

Bensalem Man Accused of Indecent Assault has Record of Sexual Assault Charges

May 27, 2011

Further details begin to unravel as police are investigating an alarming alleged case of indecent assault that occurred in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area. As we reported earlier, fifty year old Eduardo Tomasek, a former Florida resident was arrested on charged of indecent assault, unlawful contact with minors, corrupting the morals of minors, and other related offense on Monday afternoon.

The arrest was made after an investigation brought on by allegations that Tomasek fondled and touched three of his coworkers while working ...

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Posted in: Sexual Harassment

Are Metal Hip Replacements be Putting Phialdelphia Patients at Risk?

May 24, 2011

Many recent law suits have been filed against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) for its hip replacements. In fact, more than one thousand lawsuits have been filed against the Philadelphia area company according to reports. The number of cases has actually become so large that the FDA’s interest has been peaked.

According to one May 11th report, the US Food and Drug Administration asked Johnson & Johnson as well as 20 other replacement part makers to conduct a study to find out ...

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Posted in: Medical Malpractice

Cover Up in Automobile Accident Involving a Philadelphia Man

May 19, 2011

Back in 2009, a Philadelphia resident was hospitalized after his sport utility vehicle was hit from behind and flipped by another driver on Route 295. According to the Star-Ledger, when Clayton Tanskley filed a lawsuit against the driver of the other car, in order to collect damages for medical bills, his attorney discovered the person listed on the NJ State Police accident report does not exist. The driver gave a false identity. It turns out the driver was a state ...

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Posted in: Car Accidents

Toddler Injured in Philadelphia Car Accident

May 17, 2011

A Philadelphia toddler was rushed to the hospital recently after being tragically struck by a motorist who wasn’t paying attention. The 2 year old boy was found to be in stable condition after being hit by the vehicle around the 5500 block of Wyalusing Avenue at about 5 p.m. on Sunday afternoon.

According to reports, the toddler was hit by the vehicle after running into the street without the driver noticing. The driver was traveling eastbound, and according to his statement, ...

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Posted in: Uncategorized

Lead Contaminated Toys Could Affect Philadelphia Children

May 10, 2011

In a recent press release, it was announced that the toy manufacturer G.A. Gertmenian and Sons have recalled the Toy Story 3 Bowling Game due to violation of lead paint standard. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with G.A. Gertmenian and Sons announced on May 5, 2011 that it would voluntarily recall the toy bowling set. Consumers should stop using the particular Toy Story 3 Bowling Game immediately. It is now illegal to resell or attempt to resell ...

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Posted in: Products Liability

I was Injured in Philadelphia. How Much Compensation am I Entitled to?

May 5, 2011

Philadelphians, Pennsylvania residents, and others injured throughout the country at no fault of their own often wonder if they may be entitled to compensation for their injuries, and if so, how much?

It is firstly important to note that to get a definitive answer to that question, one needs to contact an expert Philadelphia injury lawyer immediately to advise you on your own individual and unique case.

Compensation settlements for personal injuries can take a number of things into account depending on ...

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Posted in: Uncategorized

Police Cracking Down on Texting While Driving in Philadelphia

May 3, 2011

Distracted and reckless drivers have existed since the first roads were laid and the first cars were built to drive on them. From Philadelphia’s US 1 branching out to roadways across the country, the veers and swerves of reckless motorists can be seen throughout the country.

Talking, eating, applying makeup, or paying too much attention to outside scenery have always been classic causes of reckless driving accidents. For this reason, responsible drivers are always advised to drive defensively. The new millennium, ...

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Posted in: Car Accidents