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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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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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Suing A Government Entity For A Defective Roadway

May 17, 2018

Motor vehicle accidents are typically caused by the negligence of drivers but also sometimes by a defect, i.e., unsafe condition, related to the design, construction or maintenance of the roadway. If a roadway defect causes or contributes to a motor vehicle accident, injured drivers and passengers may have to litigate against a governmental unit – […]

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Treating An Injury With Your Doctor After An Accident

May 15, 2018

After any type of accident, receiving a doctor’s assessment to determine the extent of an injury is crucial. The most obvious reason is that treatment is the essence of making a complete physical recovery. Another reason is that it is vital to establish any case for damages if another party was responsible for the injuries. […]

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Pennsylvania Court Says Plaintiff May Sue Driver’s Texting Partner

April 4, 2018

If you require legal assistance in litigating a claim for damages resulting from a personal injury, contact Powell Law. Our long history of success in representing the residents of Northeastern Pennsylvania makes Powell Law the clear and obvious choice for representation in personal injury matters. When the Pennsylvania legislature introduced the bill that became “Daniel’s […]

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About The Legal Services Provided By Powell Law – Personal Injury

February 22, 2018

112 years ago in 1906, James J. Powell, Sr. founded Powell Law based on the principles of “honor, integrity, and trust.” As Northeastern Pennsylvania’s oldest personal injury law firm, our attorneys and staff have adhered to these principles for well over a century. For three generations, Powell Law has successfully litigated a wide range of […]

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Symptoms Of Whiplash

December 7, 2017

If you require assistance in litigating a personal injury claim, contact the Powell Law Firm. Establishing the elements of a personal injury case requires the expertise of experienced attorneys such as the personal injury attorneys at Powell Law. Our attorneys carry on the work of a law firm that spans generations and has represented thousands […]

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Safety Tips For Motor Vehicle Passengers

January 16, 2017

As a passenger in a motor vehicle, we place our trust in the driver who has control over our safety. Here are some safety tips for passengers of motor vehicles. Do not distract the driver Do not continually change radio stations or adjust the radio volume. Do not carry on prolonged, detailed conversations or talk […]

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A Primer On Motor Vehicle Accidents Part 3: Suing For Damages

January 13, 2017

Determining compensation for injuries resulting from a motor vehicle accident may be a complicated, long, and stressful undertaking, thus necessitating a consultation with an experienced and qualified personal injury attorney. Many variables affect a personal injury claim related to a motor vehicle accident,  including: the police report; the testimonial evidence of witnesses; the photographic evidence of […]

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A Primer On Motor Vehicle Accidents Part 2: Accidents & Medical Treatment

January 11, 2017

There are important actions to take as a victim of a motor vehicle accident. First and foremost, attending to the medical needs of all those involved is the first priority as such action may save a life. Postponing any necessary medical treatment, regardless of the severity of an injury is never wise. A personal injury […]

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