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.
June 7, 2013, ERIE, PA -- Regular readers of our Pennsylvania injury law blog know that we frequently talk about lawyer advertising. We're not opposed to advertising a Pennsylvania injury law practice, obviously. However, we are opposed to advertising that demeans our profession and taints the perception of jurors about the validity of our clients' claims. Recently, a Pennsylvania injury lawyer hit a new low.
We are pleased to announce that our own Eric Purchase has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer. The annual list is compiled by an independent service using a patented selection process designed to identify outstanding lawyers in particular practice areas. Mr. Purchase was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in the practice area "Personal Injury Plaintiff: General." Mr. Purchase is one of only three Erie lawyers named as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in this practice area.
February 12, 2013 - As Erie injury attorneys, it's not often that our trials get attention from the media. Today, however, the Erie Times News covered a trial that Pennsylvania trial lawyers Tim George and Eric Purchase are trying in Judge Garhart's courtroom this week. Click HERE to see the Erie Times News story.
We Erie injury attorneys at Purchase & George are proud of our receptionist, Lisa Gindy. She's smart, capable and above all, friendly. It's no accident. We place a lot of value on the person who is the voice and face of our firm and it's important to us that clients and callers hear someone who cares about them, who listens to their problem and who helps them solve their problem. This morning I was reminded of why a customer-oriented receptionist is valuable to our Pennsylvania accident law firm.
November 28, 2012, ERIE, PA -- Erie medical malpractice lawyer Eric Purchase presented a critical analysis of Pennsylvania's proposed apology legislation to local doctors and lawyers last night at the bi-annual meeting of the Coalition of Attorneys and Physicians of Erie. The seminar, entitled "Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word," was meant to educate Erie attorneys and physicians about apologies and their role in medical malpractice lawsuits with particular emphasis on a bill in the Pennsylvania legislature that would provide special privileges to doctors and nursing homes that ordinary Pennsylvanians would not enjoy.
November 21, 2012, ERIE, PA -- The Pennsylvania car accident attorneys at Purchase & George who have been educating the public about the dangers of texting and driving were featured on the local news this week. WJET-TV ran a story featuring the new texting and driving law as well as the basic safety hazards of distracted driving.
October 24, 2012, ERIE, PA -- An Erie motorcycle crash resulted in tragic injuries to one Erie woman and a prison sentence for another. Tori Scofield is a mother of two who was riding her motorcycle on February 28, 2012 when a Ford Expedition turned left in front of her at the intersection of Broad Street and the Bayfront Connector in Erie, Pennsylvania.