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What Should I do if a Fallen Tree Caused my Car Accident?


Trees may not grow on highways or residential streets, but they can definitely be the cause of car accidents. Many people get hurt or experience property damage and loss because they get into crashes that involve hitting trees or swerving around trees. What happens when a tree causes a person to crash? The answer can

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Car Accidents That Occur at Red Lights


Too often, countless drivers run red lights and turn improperly at traffic signals. There are those who drive irresponsibly, speed through traffic signals, and cause car accidents to occur. Red lights are used for safety reasons, and traffic signs and signals should always be followed. The decision to run a red light is often impulsive.

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What Evidence do I Need for my Car Accident Case?


The best thing you can do for yourself after you have been involved in a car accident is to gather as much evidence as possible. There are many different documents a victim will need in order to prove that he or she was injured in a car accident. These documents protect the victim’s legal rights

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Tips for Safe Springtime Travels


Although the nationwide pandemic has many of us sheltering in place, spring can still be a good time for a road trip or leisurely drive. The weather is usually temperate and most people look forward to getting outside to enjoy the warmer weather. Drivers who believe there are less hazards on springtime roads are mistaken.

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What Should You Do If You Suspect a Driver Is Intoxicated?


It is certainly frightening when you realize you are sharing the road with a drunk driver. If you suspect a driver is inebriated, what should you do? Drunk Driving Signs There are various signs that can indicate someone may be driving under the influence. A driver may be under the influence of alcohol if you

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AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COVERAGE SERIES – Part 2 Buying Auto Insurance? Make good decisions on stacking! By: Matthew J. Bilker, Esquire


With mandatory “shelter-in-place” orders affecting the better part of the five-county region, we are all looking for projects to do around the home that we have put off for ages and other ways to save some money.  Now is as good of a time as any to take a look at your automobile insurance coverages!

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Car Accidents in Pennsylvania


Car accidents lead to injured parties and property damage. Pennsylvania drivers may be wondering what steps to partake in after a car accident occurs. For a driver who has not been involved in an accident before, the steps to take can be daunting and overwhelming. The sudden trauma of an accident and getting treatment for

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Daylight Saving Time and Car Accidents


Daylight saving time (DST) is proving to be one of the most dangerous times of the year. Each March when the clocks springs forward, hospitals report a 24 percent spike in heart attacks. When the clocks turn back an hour, hospital visits due to heart attacks drop 21 percent. The clock shift shows just how

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Car Accident Consequences


Car accidents can happen unexpectedly and can result in devastating consequences. Not only can you be physically affected by a car accident, there is also the possibility that you will be mentally impacted too. If you were injured in a car accident, it is important to understand the possible long-term effects. Long-Term Consequences of Car

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Pennsylvania Automobile Insurance Law


Pennsylvania drivers are legally required to maintain financial responsibility of their vehicles by purchasing automobile insurance. Under Pennsylvania’s Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law, car owners can choose to buy either “limited tort” or “full tort” coverage. In plain English, those selections ultimately determine whether—and when—someone can legally recover money damages for pain and suffering after

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A Message to Our Customers About Coronavirus COVID-19:
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A Message to Our Clients About Coronavirus COVID-19:

We want to assure everyone that during this unprecedented and difficult time, we are still operating and will continue to meet all the legal needs of the residents of the Delaware Valley. While the Governor’s recent orders have restricted our ability to maintain and run our physical offices, Eckell Sparks has deployed a variety of applications and hardware that allows both our attorneys and our support staff to work remotely from home, prepare legal documents, confer with clients remotely, and provide consultations to those seeking legal advice. For more than 50 years, our Firm has been a force in the Delaware Valley legal community. And by leveraging technology, we will continue to do so both during, and after, the current public health emergency.

So, if you need us, we are here. Do you have a question about whether it’s more beneficial to file your taxes by April 15, despite the postponement of the filing deadlines? Are you an employer and don’t know what to do under all the new Corona-virus laws being passed in Washington? Were you injured in a car accident either before, or during, the current crisis? Call or email us. We can help. www.eckellsparks.com 610-565-3700.

Stay safe out there.