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 »
No one wants to have their vacation interrupted with a trip to the emergency room. Yet, when accidents happen to vacationers, the fallout can impact more than just a ruined trip. When a guest at a hotel or vacation resort becomes injured after a slip and fall accident on the property, the consequences can beRead 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 »
Suffering an injury can negatively impact your life and can change it in ways you never expected. Not only is there the obvious physical pain you experience, but often there is an emotional and mental impact that can make an injury difficult to recover from. Life can be even more stressful if the injury occurredRead More »
It may be a surprise to some, but truck accidents tend to increase during the summer months. Some contributing factors include traffic congestion caused by more drivers on the roadways and an increase in road construction. Also, hot weather raises tire pressure, which can cause blowouts. Trucking is an inherently dangerous industry. The sheer sizeRead 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 »
Many might think that slip and fall accidents are rare in the summertime months. Yet, accidental slips can happen at any time of the year. During the warm weather months, many people slip or fall while picnicking, barbequing, vacationing, or just relaxing in the backyard. Though many of the incidents are related to wet areasRead 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 »
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.