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 May 2018

Types of Injuries from Slip-and-Fall and Trip-and-Fall Accidents

May 14, 2018

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There are exceptions to just about every law. One law of physics is that when a person is involved in a slip-and-fall accident, he or she usually falls backward. Another law of physics is that when that person is involved in a trip-and-fall, he or usually she falls forward. Although those two different types of accidents are sometimes characterized interchangeably, they ordinarily result in two different sets of injuries.


Part of the law of physics involving slip-and-falls involves a person’s foot ...

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Posted in: Slip & Fall Injury

Common Causes of Philadelphia Slip-and-Falls and Trip-and-Falls

May 11, 2018

When somebody is in a slip-and-fall accident, he or she usually falls backward. In a trip-and-fall, that individual will fall forward. When falling backward, injuries often involve, skull fractures, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries hip and elbow fractures along with chronic neck and back pain. When falling forward, we often see hand, wrist and elbow fractures, rotator cuff injuries, skull fractures, traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries and rotator cuff tears. Some victims have even died from traumatic brain ...

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Posted in: Slip & Fall Injury