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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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Accidents Caused by Drunk Drivers


Drunk and drugged drivers still populate this nation’s roads and highways, even though the public is aware of the dangers it presents. The accidents they cause traumatize victims and ruin lives, and these drivers often flee the scene after the crash occurs. What if the driver who is clearly under the influence remains at the

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Deana’s Law Targets DUI Drivers with Multiple Offenses


Senator Tom Killion introduced Deana’s Law which targets DUI drivers that possess multiple offenses on Wednesday in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The law is named for Deana Eckman who lost her life in February 2019 after a pickup truck slammed head-on into her vehicle on Route 452 in Upper Chichester, Pennsylvania. After the fatal car accident,

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Memorial Day Weekend Driver Safety


Memorial Day weekend will be here soon, and AAA estimates that close to 40 million Americans will be traveling at least 50 miles during this time. With so many cars and trucks on the roads, it is inevitable that there will be an increase in accidents. The National Safety Council (NSC) estimates that over 400 people

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Safety Tips for Thanksgiving Driving


Thanksgiving is the time to gather with family and old friends and celebrate our blessings. Unfortunately, it is also one of the worst times of year for car accidents because more people are on the road, making driving extra dangerous. AAA estimated that over 54 million Americans will be on the roads over the Thanksgiving

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Pedestrian Accidents


When you think of car accidents, you probably picture one car crashing into another. What you may not realize is that, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 5,000 pedestrians are fatally injured in motor vehicle related accidents. This commonly occurs when a pedestrian tries to cross a highway. When a pedestrian is

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College Students and Drunk Driving


For many young adults, college is more than the pursuit of higher education. It is the first time they leave home and experience newfound independence. For some students, this freedom leads to experimentation with alcohol and drugs. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism call harmful and underage college drinking “significant public health problems.”

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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.