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 February 2012

New Law to Affect Pennsylvania Drivers and Bicyclists

February 9, 2012

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In continuing the effort to make Philadelphia area roads safer for people riding bicycles, a new law has just been passed that requires Pennsylvania drivers to give at least four feet of distance when passing a bicyclist on the road.

Although the new law may seem like a common sense safety guide, many accidents have occurred in the past that may have been prevented by such a law. The new law, which has been backed by bicyclists groups for some time ...

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Pennsylvania Woman Wins Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Suits

February 7, 2012

Ingrid Luderman, a 44-year-old Pennsylvania woman, was eventually awarded $13,000 after her landlord evicted her as retaliation for a sexual harassment suit last August. Although Ingrid Lederman was a tenant in the Drexelbrook Associates owned property Drexel Hill apartments for 11 years, the company evicted her just four months after she won her sexual harassment suit against the company.

Luderman filed her sexual harassment suit after she was allegedly harassed by company staff. Although her sexual harassment case took three long ...

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Posted in: Sexual Harassment

Missouri Woman Wins 95 Million in Sexual Harassment Case

February 2, 2012

In June of 2011 a Missouri Woman won what is being called the biggest sexual harassment settlement in history. Former Aaron’s Inc. employee Ashley Alford was awarded 95 million in damages after her sexual harassment case was heard in U.S. district court.

Although a federal cap on damages reduced Alford’s settlement, she was still able to walk away with about $41.6 million. The award included $15 million in compensatory damages and $80 million in punitive damages. The total came to what ...

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Posted in: Sexual Harassment