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May 2012 Archives

Pennsylvania Analyzing Use of Social Media by Sex Offenders

The widespread availability of the internet has made all of our lives considerably easier. Whether it is doing some online shopping or checking out a weather report, there is a wealth of information at our fingertips whenever we need it.

New Pennsylvania Law Increases Certain DUI Punishments

Each year, the Pennsylvania legislature considers news laws and potential punishments that would impact those convicted of a DUI. Many of these laws do not pass, but those that do generally place more restrictions on a person who was driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. This year is no exception. A bill recently signed into law will increase penalties for those who are driving drunk while minor passengers are in the vehicle.

Study links incidence of fatal and nonfatal workplace injuries

A study paid for by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the RAND Center for Health and Safety in the Workplace has found some startling statistics. According to the report, states that have low nonfatal injury rates for construction workers tend to have high fatal injury rates. Interestingly, the opposite is also true. Reports have indicated that construction has the highest number of fatalities among all segments of the industrial market.

Drugged Driving in Pennsylvania

Driving under the influence of alcohol has been an issue in the headlines for decades. Countless laws have been passed that increase the penalties for a person convicted of DUI. Police officers are extensively trained to recognize the signs of someone who has been driving while impaired. Blood or breath tests can quickly show whether a person is over the .08 legal limit.

Pennsylvania brewery worker dies from keg explosion injuries

Individuals working at breweries in Pennsylvania may want to make sure their employers are obeying safety regulations. A recent workplace accident took the life of a 26-year-old man working at Redhook Brewery, which is in another state.

Court Allows Strip Searches for Minor Offenses

When someone is suspected of committing a crime, police may take a variety of approaches to investigate the situation. If someone is accused of a drug crime, police may need to pat down the individual to find the drugs, but usually, police need to have a reason to perform this test.

Gregory R. Gifford
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    "Gregory R. Gifford, a partner at the Lansdale law firm of Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg and Gifford, P.C., was elected Vice President of the Montgomery Bar Association on January 13, 2017. Mr. Gifford is a past Director of the Association and has also served as its Treasurer and Secretary"Read more...

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Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg and Gifford has been a member of the local Penn Suburban Chamber of Commerce (previously known as North Penn Suburban Chamber of Commerce) for more than 25 years.

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