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Motor Vehicle Accidents Are A Leading Cause Of Death Among Police Officers

July 20, 2018

At Powell Law, one of our areas of practice revolves around personal injuries, especially those suffered in motor vehicle accidents. Our attorneys, past and present, have represented motor vehicle accident victims for 112 years. Data compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation indicates that for many years the number of law enforcement officers killed violently […]

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Motor Vehicle Accidents Are A Leading Cause Of Death Among Fire Fighters

July 18, 2018

Motor vehicle accidents typically require an experienced team of attorneys like those at Powell Law, where we’ve protected the rights of Pennsylvanians for over 112 years. If you have suffered an injury in a motor vehicle accident, consult the experienced personal injury attorneys at Powell Law. Your first consultation is free. Motor vehicle crashes are […]

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Accidents Involving Ambulances Are Not Uncommon

July 16, 2018

The moment that an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) crew arrives at the scene of any type of accident, injured parties and their families feel a sense of relief and hope. In addition to providing immediate, necessary medical care, EMS personnel are entrusted with ensuring the safety of patients while transporting them to a medical care […]

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The Importance Of Medical Evidence In Personal Injury Lawsuits

June 28, 2018

The foundation of any personal injury case is the underlying medical evidence. Such evidence typically consists of medical invoices, medical records, and physician’s notes. With the help of experts, both the plaintiff and defendant utilize medical evidence to establish liability and calculate damages. If you or a loved one has suffered a personal injury resulting […]

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If You’ve Been Injured By A Hit And Run Driver…

June 22, 2018

If you have any questions about litigating a claim for damages resulting from any type of vehicle accident, contact Powell Law. Our decades of experience make it the clear and obvious choice to meet all your legal needs, especially for representation in personal injury matters involving any type of vehicle accident in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area. […]

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Some Useful Safety Tips For Bicyclists & Motorists This Summer

June 14, 2018

As the summer months arrive, many people are anxious to go outside and enjoy the warmer weather. Especially cyclists, who have patiently waited through the cold, snowy, windy Pennsylvania winter for comfortable riding weather. Anywhere you look in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, you’ll see cyclists. With the increased number of cyclists and motorists on the road, summer can […]

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What Is Vicarious Liability And Why Is It Important?

June 12, 2018

Vicarious liability is a legal term that often arises when one party acts negligently on behalf of another, who is secondarily liable. According to the Legal Information Institute, “vicarious liability” is that which “a supervisory party (such as an employer) bears for the actionable conduct of a subordinate or associate (such as an employee) based […]

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Tips For Safe Summer Boating

June 5, 2018

As the warm weather months have arrived, many Pennsylvanians will ready their boats and other naval craft for another summer of boating. There are many dangers involved with boating. First, because boating involves water, it incorporates all those dangers inherent in any activity in water. Second, since boats may weigh over 2000 pounds and are […]

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Driving Tips For New (Teen) Drivers

May 29, 2018

If you have any questions about litigating a claim for damages resulting from any type of vehicle accident, contact Powell Law. Our decades of experience make it the clear and obvious choice to meet all of your legal needs, especially for representation in personal injury matters involving any type of vehicle accident in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre […]

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Understanding Your Insurance Policy’s “Dec” Page

May 22, 2018

When involved in a motor vehicle accident, it is wise to refer to the declarations page of your automobile insurance policy as soon as possible after the accident. However, because a declaration page may be long, confusing and in small print, not everyone may fully comprehend its components and the information therein. Mainly, the declarations […]

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