Month: March 2013

Brain Injury? Let an Attorney Be a Part of Your Support Team

It is uncommon for the average American family to have personal experience with head injuries.  More typically, they watch the news and learn about NFL players suffering from brain injuries after repeated concussions on the field.  Or perhaps, they hear of veterans being awarded Purple Hearts for head injuries received in the line of duty.  …

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Brain Injuries Are Complex, but Your Legal Case Doesn’t Have to Be

Whether through accidents, contact sports, or physical activity, head injuries can happen to people of all ages. In fact, this type of injury is common and can often result in concussions, dementia, or long lasting damage to the brain. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania want to know more. In their attempt to better understand …

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When Bicycle Accidents Occur, The Pearce Law Firm is Ready to Pick Up The Pieces

Stephen Covey, the author of several bestselling books, including “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People,” was considered a pioneer in self-help literature. He co-founded the Utah-based professional services company Franklin Covey and helped millions of Americans achieve their business and personal goals. Unfortunately, this past year, despite wearing a helmet, the highly energetic business-consulting …

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A Recent Truck Accident Calls into Question the Need for an Experienced Philadelphia Truck Accident Lawyer

Earlier this year, a 35-year-old man was cited for illegally backing his truck into a parked vehicle and a pedestrian, 22-year-old Sarah Campbell. She suffered injuries and was taken for treatment at a local hospital. It was a common type of accident that could have occurred at a thousand different locations throughout Philadelphia. In fact, …

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Taking the “Hit” out of “Hit and Run”

In Commonwealth v. Lowry, Pennsylvania’s Superior Court recently held that, even when a vehicle never strikes another car or a person, a reckless driver can still be criminally charged and convicted of causing an accident involving death or personal injury and summary offenses of operating a motor vehicle without financial responsibility and careless driving.   The …

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Inspirational Runner Completes Philadelphia Marathon After Dog Bite

This past November, the Philadelphia Marathon celebrated a number of key runners who have participated in the event over the years. Kim Pohas was one of them. As an avid runner, she trains regularly. However, in 2011, she was injured in a dog bite accident when out for a jog. While a dog bite lawyer could …

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