The Erie lawyers of Purchase & George, P.C. are frequently called upon by Erie television news programs to offer insight on newsworthy legal issues of the day. Recently, Eric Purchase spoke to an Erie reporter on the plight of a Pennsylvania family who said they might lose their home after following the advice of a California law firm. (To see the story and segments of the interview of Erie attorney Eric Purchase, click HERE.)
Our Pennsylvania car accidents blog is frequently a forum for distracted driving information. As Erie auto injury lawyers, it's a favorite and recurring topic. Still, we couldn't resist adding some new information that allows us to "rank" some of the most common driving distractions in order of danger.
An Erie motorcycle accident near the Waldameer entrance this past Wednesday claimed the life of the motorcycle driver and his passenger is in critical condition at UPMC Hamot. Also injured was a passenger in the car involved in the Pennyslvania motorcycle collision.
As Erie car accident lawyers, we've felt an obligation to try to spread the word about the dangers of texting and driving. That's why we partnered with the Pennsylvania State Police and WJET to make presentations to area high schools and employers about the risks of texting and driving and it's why we have spent so much time on that risk in other posts on this Erie accident law website. Today's news brings another example of the risks of texting while driving.
Two Erie car accidents are in the news today.
A tragic Pennsylvania motorcycle accident took the life of a 49 year old man and injured his wife in Bloomfield Township Friday night. Few details about the Crawford County motorcycle crash were available aside from the facts that the motorcycle was struck by a car at the intersection of Route 8 and Mount Pleasant Road near 6:22 p.m.
Authorities are reporting an Erie car accident involving 6 vehicles and 9 reported injuries that occurred on the Bayfront Parkway yesterday evening near 5:30 p.m. Details of the Pennsylvania auto collision are still being developed but it appears the accident began with a high speed collision in the southbound lane of the Parkway near its intersection with East 6th Street.
A tragic Tionesta car accident claimed the lives of three teens in Forest County, Pennsylvania Wednesday night. Early reports indicate the one vehicle auto crash occurred on German Hill Road in Green Township at about 7:30 p.m. when the driver lost control of his vehicle and went off the road, striking a tree.
Pennsylvania car accidents are a staple of our Erie injury lawyer blog. Family and friends sometimes find their way here, too. It is a sad day, however, when the two subjects intersect as they do today.
As Pennsylvania car crash attorneys, we know that distracted driving isn't limited to hand-held devices. Now, a new AAA study confirms that even "Hands-Free" devices pose a significant risk for distraction.