There are countless factors that contribute to car accidents. One scenario that is not often considered is a pre-existing medical condition. Many things can lead to impaired driving. The most well-known reason is drunk driving. However, not many drivers know that pre-existing medical conditions can also cause impaired driving. If a person was involved inRead More »
The scene of any car accident, even a minor incident, can be chaotic and lead to emotional decisions. Drivers who get into collisions should attempt to avoid doing anything that could make pursuing damages for personal injuries or property damage more difficult. Can I Leave the Accident Scene? Drivers who were actively involved in aRead More »
Being in a car accident is a shock to the system. Sometimes, resulting injuries are obvious and require immediate attention. Other injuries will not be as obvious but should still receive medical attention. Impacts from a car accident can often result in internal bleeding and organ damage. These injuries can cause serious pain and evenRead More »
Younger drivers are statistically more likely to get into car accidents. For that reason, parents of teens will want to pay special attention to make sure that their children are fully aware of the many ways to stay safe while driving. Does My Teen Need a Permit to Drive on Private Property? Sometimes, moms andRead More »
The coronavirus has changed the lives of people around the world. Surprisingly, recent studies have shown that it has even impacted the ability to safely drive. Now that states attempt to reopen and people return to work, the once empty roadways are beginning to fill with drivers, both young and old, who now lack theRead More »
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 canRead More »
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.Read More »
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 rightsRead More »
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.Read More »
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 youRead More »
A Message to Our Customers About Coronavirus COVID-19:
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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 the operations of some businesses, Eckell Sparks has deployed a variety of applications and hardware that allows both our attorneys and our support staff to confer with clients remotely, provide consultations to those seeking legal advice, and continue to provide the high level of legal services to our clients as we have always done. For more than 50 years, our Firm has been a force in the Delaware Valley legal community. And by now also 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. 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.