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 »
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 »
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 »
No parent can supervise their child 100 percent of the time, so it is necessary to entrust their care to others in times of need. For families with working parents, it can start when the child is an infant and can last well into their teenage years. The youngest children may be the most vulnerable,Read More »
After being hurt in an accident, whether it is a slip and fall accident or a car accident, people often wonder what their claims are worth. Publications often focus and highlight multimillion-dollar settlements, but most victims realize they will likely receive significantly less compensation. In general, no personal injury lawyer can say with certainty whatRead More »
The holidays should serve as a joyous time, but an injury can mar the season. Many of these accidents are preventable by taking extra safety precautions during certain holiday activities and avoiding distractions. No one wants to spend the holidays in the hospital or recuperating, so help protect you and your loved ones by followingRead More »
Every year, more than 37 million falls require medical attention and are the second leading cause of accidental injuries worldwide. It goes without saying that falls from great heights are dangerous, but low and ground level falls can be just as risky, especially to elderly or medically-fragile individuals. Fall victims suffer painful and debilitating strains,Read More »
Millions of people attend stadiums every year for sporting events to rock-and-roll concerts. While most individuals will go home with nothing but happy memories, some will be less fortunate as stadiums can sometimes offer dangerous situations and conditions. Determining liability after being hurt at a stadium involves several factors. First, it is important to considerRead More »
Property owners should know that they are legally responsible to protect pedestrians or visitors from unreasonable and dangerous site hazards. Winter hazards such as snow and ice on the premises are a common occurrence. But slip and fall accidents can happen year-round on and at all kinds of business and commercial sites. For those whoRead More »
Pennsylvania winters bring snarled traffic, school delays, and snowy sidewalks and roads for pedestrians to navigate. Unfortunately, even with proper care and caution, people slip and fall on icy surfaces resulting in serious injuries. Winter brings regular calls to law offices with the frequent question: should I pursue legal action for my slip and fallRead 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.
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