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 November 2017

What if I’m Injured After Being Forced Off the Road?

November 19, 2017

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If you’re in Philadelphia or anywhere in Pennsylvania, you have probably been cut off, either intentionally or accidentally. Normally when this happens you have to slam on your brakes or rapidly change lanes. But in some cases, there is a crash, either with an object like a tree or with another vehicle. Unfortunately, the driver who cut you off may keep on going thinking that the injury was your own fault, or they just want to flee, or maybe they ...

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Posted in: Car Accidents

Does Philadelphia Have E-Lanes for Distracted Pedestrians?

November 19, 2017

Philadelphia does not have “E-Lanes” for distracted pedestrians. The Philadelphia Mayor’s Office played an April Fool’s Day joke on everyone to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted walking because so many pedestrians are looking at their phones while walking and getting injured.

From 2005 – 2012 there was a 400% increase in ER visits from pedestrians injured while distracted. Unfortunately, this problem has only gotten worse. As of 2017, look anywhere in Philly and you will see locals reading emails ...

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