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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 July 2013


Serious Car-Motorcycle Accident Injures Local Woman

July 30, 2013


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According to a local news source, a woman believed to be in her 40s was injured in a serious crash in South Philadelphia in late April. Details of the collision are still unknown, but first responders on the scene found the woman on the roadway with serious injuries. The collision took place between a car and a motorcycle on the 400 block of Oregon Avenue. She was immediately rushed to the nearby Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for emergency ...

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Posted in: Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents

Multiple-Car Accident Injures Woman Driver

July 24, 2013

According to news sources, a 49-year-old female driver was taken to the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in early April after being involved in a multiple-car accident. Local police reported that two moving cars collided with each other and a third vehicle before hitting at least one parked car and flipping over. The accident happened on the commute home from work during rush hour traffic on Lansdowne Avenue and 68th Street in Overbrook, Pennsylvania. Details about the woman’s injuries were not ...

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Posted in: Car Accidents

Neurological Deficits in the NFL

July 16, 2013

According to ABC, over one third of the National Football League’s former players have joined a lawsuit against the league regarding hits to the head and the long-term effects of traumatic brain injury. Lawyer representation and legal professionals from both sides have valid arguments that debate the amount of personal versus professional responsibility when it comes to neurological deficits. As a huge part of football is the physical part of the game, hits to the head are not only commonplace; ...

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Posted in: Brain Injury

Never Too Old to Fall Off Your Bike

July 8, 2013

Some may joke that, at 74 years old, Justice Stephen Breyer may need to put the training wheels back on his bike. News sources report the Supreme Court Justice has been cycling most of his life and suffered three serious accidents in the last 20 years. In 1993, Justice Breyer was hospitalized with broken ribs and a punctured lung when a car hit him while he was riding his bicycle in Harvard Square. In 2011, the justice broke his collarbone ...

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Posted in: Uncategorized

Lower Merion Police Investigate Hit-and-Run

July 2, 2013

NBC reported two children are recovering from minor injuries after being struck by a motor vehicle near the intersection of Lancaster Avenue in Bryn Mawr, Pa., near Philadelphia. While many details are still unclear, the accident is reported to have happened mid-afternoon in late April and was near the local hospital. Lower Merion police stated they are looking into the situation and determining the details of exactly what occurred. Parents of the children are shaken up but thankful the children ...

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Posted in: Car Accidents