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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 August 2013


MADD Set To Host “Walk Like MADD” Event To Raise Drunk Driving Awareness

August 27, 2013


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On September 22, 2013, MADD will host its annual signature event in order to raise awareness and funds in hopes of ending drunk driving and saving lives. The Philadelphia Walk Like MADD 5K will take place at the Philadelphia Zoo. The event registration will begin at 7:30 a.m., with the opening ceremony scheduled for 8:00 a.m., and the walk to follow at 8:30 a.m. Participants can be as young as 14 years old.

MADD’s goal is to end drunk driving and ...

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Posted in: Wrongful Death

Pennsylvania Encourages Safe Driving with Young Driver Law

August 20, 2013

In Pennsylvania, young drivers are being issued their drivers licenses only after they complete a program that encourages safe driving habits. The Young Driver Law puts teenagers through a three-step program that helps them improve their skill, experience, and decision-making process when behind the wheel. The law has proven effective in enhancing driver safety among teens, and has lead to a decrease in crashes and automobile related fatalities among 16-17 year-olds.

The law helps teen drivers gain experience, learn how to ...

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Posted in: Car Accidents

Boy Hospitalized After Being Struck By Car

August 16, 2013

According to news article,  a nine-year-old boy in Mercer County was hospitalized after being hit by a car while riding his bike. Police and medical professionals found the young boy on the ground after responding to a call shortly after 3 p.m. The boy had been riding his bike when he was struck by a Ford Explorer near Lily Street and Wilfred. He was taken to a hospital while in stable condition and treated for an injured leg and broken ...

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Posted in: Car Accidents