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 January 2013

Injured Cyclists Need Specialized Representation

January 15, 2013

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On September 23, a Lancaster County college sophomore, Paul Zeigler was killed while riding his bicycle near the campus of McPherson College in McPherson, Kansas.  Paul, 20 was a member of the school’s tennis team and worked in the school’s sports information office.

According to local police who just released additional information on the accident, Zeigler was struck around 1 p.m. when a truck veered across the centerline and struck him.  The 17-year old driver was distracted by something on the ...

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Workplace “Accident” From the Perspective of a Construction Accident Lawyer

January 7, 2013

In Woodland Park, New Jersey, two men were hospitalized after a workplace accident while performing their job for a northern New Jersey construction company that makes granite countertops and cabinets. On Monday, October 8th, the two men were moving a large piece of granite with a forklift. When the employee loading the granite struggled under its weight, the second who was operating the forklift jumped out of the forklift to help without putting the forklift in neutral to stabilize the ...

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Bicycle Accident Results in Acquittal

January 2, 2013

A Pennsylvania court recently acquitted a man of vehicular homicide after his vehicle struck a sixteen-year-old boy on his bicycle, resulting in the boy’s death.  There are always two sides to every story, and prosecutors argued that the man intended to harm the boy as he rode on his bicycle because he and his friends had just vandalized the man’s car.  Although the man was acquitted in criminal court, this does not prevent the boy’s family from pursuing a civil suit. When an ...

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