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June 2012 Archives

Massive settlement for family that filed suit after crash

A settlement has been reached in a wrongful death lawsuit made against several defendants, including the Great Lakes Cheese Company, GLC Transportation Inc. and a man who resides in Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania. According to the suit, several individuals riding in a vehicle were rear-ended by a tractor-trailer on a highway in Pennsylvania. That truck accident took the life of one of the passengers and caused severe, lifelong injuries to another.

New Supreme Court Decision May Lead to Additional DUI and Drug Crimes Convictions

In 2004, the United States Supreme Court ruled on a case that stated that crime lab reports could not be used as evidence unless the person conducting the tests was testifying at trial. This would give the accused a chance to question the technician about the techniques used when the samples were being tested.

Pennsylvania honor roll student struck, killed by 'smart car'

The death of a 15-year-old student from Carlisle High School in central Pennsylvania has surprised many. The teenager, who was on the honor roll in 2010 and 2011 at his school, was struck and killed in a car accident earlier this month after exiting a school bus.

Prescription Drug Use May Lead to DUI Charges?

Most of the public awareness campaigns that focus on DUI talk about the dangers of drinking and driving. If you have too much to drink, you run the risk of being pulled over by law enforcement. While alcohol remains a significant factor in many DUI cases, there are other substances that may lead to impairment, including some that you may not expect.

Businesses may be held liable in more situations than they know

Businesses in Philadelphia should be wary of the many dangers that could affect customers and other at-risk individuals. Some worry about a potential slip and fall accident, which is much more common than many believe.

Suspected driver flees scene of fatal crash in Pottstown

A crash in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, earlier this month has left two people dead and a third critically injured. Police have not apprehended the suspected driver who may have caused the fatal car accident. According a report released by the Montgomery County district attorney and the Pottstown police chief, the 27-year-old suspect has been charged with three counts of accident involving death and personal injury as well as accident involving death and personal injury while not properly licensed.

Can Your Phone Tell If You're Too Drunk to Drive?

There seems to be no limit to the amount of things that we can do with our smartphones. Developers are constantly working on new apps designed to put even more information in our hands. While some of these items have made our lives considerably more convenient, we need to be careful about how much we rely upon the services that these apps provide. Not all of the information may be accurate or help you avoid potential problems.

PA Divorce Process

I find that many people are very confused about the actual divorce process in Pennsylvania. There are a lot of misconceptions and myths out there so I thought it might be a good idea to clear some of them up.

Pennsylvania Hiring More Drug Recognition Experts

As discussed earlier in an earlier blog posting, more and more attention is being focused on addressing the issue of drugged driving. While the majority of DUI arrests concern motorists under the influence of alcohol, police are taking a more aggressive approach toward developing the necessary tools to catch drugged drivers.

Traffic flagger injured by dump truck at construction site

On April 25, a 43-year-old woman from Coplay, Pennsylvania, north of Philadelphia, was injured by a dump truck while she was working as a traffic flagger at a construction site. Some early reports indicated that she had been injured by a passing driver. This, according to information from the state police, was not the case.

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