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 »
May is an exciting time of year. The weather is getting warmer, flowers are blooming and more time is spent outside. May is also Motorcycle Awareness Month, and a time to remind all motorists to be safe on the roads. Once the nice weather begins, motorcyclists’ dust off their bikes and use them as theirRead 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 »
This week on the Great Estate Podcast, our host, Christopher M. Brown from Eckell Sparks, speaks with our guest, Matthew J. Bilker, Esq., to discuss complex issues that the coronavirus has created in civil matters. Adapting to the coronavirus can be challenging, and it has impacted and delayed civil cases, especially personal injury claims. MatthewRead 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 »
Slip and fall accident victims can face serious injuries and overwhelming medical expenses. If the injuries are very significant, it can prevent the individual from returning to work, and lost wages can complicate matters even further. The question of who is liable for these expenses presents itself after an accident occurs, especially if another party’sRead More »
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!Read More »
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 forRead 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 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.