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What Is and Is Not Covered By Workers’ Compensation in Pennsylvania

The workers’ compensation system in Pennsylvania is a difficult system to navigate. Typically, injured workers have many questions since none of the rules and regulations are particularly clear. For this reason, it is best to consult with experienced Pennsylvania workers’ compensation attorneys at Melaragno, Placidi & Parini. One of the most common questions we get…

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Melaragno, Placidi & Parini’s Announcement About COVID-19

Melaragno, Placidi & Parini’s Announcement About COVID-19

A message to our valued clients, business associates, supporters and friends: At Melaragno, Placidi & Parini, the health, safety and overall well being of our clients, business associates and the Erie community as a whole is of utmost importance. Given the increasing concern surrounding the recent pandemic of COVID-19, otherwise known as the novel Coronavirus,…

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car accident lawyer

Drowsy or Fatigued Driving Is More Common Than Most Think

Who does not have a story about a long drive home, feeling tired and almost falling asleep at the wheel? The situation is very common and happens far more often than most may think. In Pennsylvania in 2016, drowsy driving caused 2,625 car crashes and 25 of them resulted in fatalities. Falling asleep while driving…

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personal injury attorney

Why You Should Hire A Personal Injury Lawyer

If you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident, a workplace accident or a truck accident, then you might want to file a personal injury claim. While filing a claim may seem overwhelming and scary, it does not have to be. A personal injury claim or lawsuit does not always go…

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motorcycle accident lawyer

Negligence in a Motorcycle Crash Is Not Always One-Sided

Motorcycle accidents are common across Pennsylvania. When an accident occurs, the victims and their families can file a personal injury case to receive compensation for the injuries and damages. To do that, however, negligence needs to be shown on the part of the person who caused the accident. Motorcycle accident cases, and indeed, all personal…

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truck accident lawyer

How Dangerous Are Truck Accidents and Who Can Be Held Responsible

Collisions involving a big rig or commercial truck are frequent and almost invariably deadly. Consider the accident that involved a car and a dump truck. A small Honda Civic was heading east when a dump truck crossed over from the other side of the highway, ending up directly in the path of the Honda. The…

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