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July 2012 Archives

Increase in Federal Law Enforcement Officers Fighting Crime in Philadelphia

Violent crimes make the news. Stories of criminal activity in Philadelphia have seemingly become a nightly occurrence on evening newscasts. Gun and drug crimes have been on the rise throughout the summer. According to Mayor Michael Nutter, murders are up 15 percent compared to 2010 and 2011 murder rates at this time.

Preliminary Hearing -- The Tee Shot

Every criminal case in Montgomery and Bucks Counties starts out with a Preliminary Hearing.  When I use the words "start out," I mean that to say this is the first critical stage where a good lawyer starts to shape how the case will finish.  As I tell my clients, the Preliminary Hearing in a criminal case is just like a Tee Shot in the game of Golf.

Allegedly drunk driver takes life of off-duty police officer

The recent death of a Philadelphia police officer has left many in the force shaken and upset. The 48-year-old officer was a 23-year veteran of the force. He had just finished his shift and was on his way to his home in Somerton, Pennsylvania, when he was struck by a drunk driver.

New Technology that Can Tell When a Motorist is Impaired Being Developed

Each year, automakers heavily promote new features that are included in the most recent models. Often, these technological advances can be enough to convince someone to buy that new car that can parallel park itself or camera that can show a driver what is behind them when they put the car into reverse.

Four school buses from Pennsylvania involved in crash

A crash in a nearby state saw more than 30 people from a Pennsylvania summer camp taken to the hospital. The car accident involved four school buses carrying 9- and 10-year-old children from Camp Lindenmere in Pocono Township, Pennsylvania. Staff members from the camp were also on the buses and injured during the collision. The buses' occupants were on a field trip to an amusement park.

Pennsylvania's Implied Consent Laws

Many people are very familiar with the harsh penalties in place that come with a conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Often, in many cases, this is the first time that an individual will have ever been in trouble with the police. When stopped by law enforcement, they may not know what will happen next.

Pennsylvania trooper accused of causing deadly DUI crash

A Pennsylvania state trooper has been charged with causing the death of a 21-year-old Philadelphia woman. According to reports, the officer was drinking at a golf outing dedicated to a singer who was killed by a drunk driver. The off-duty trooper got behind the wheel of his vehicle and allegedly caused another individual to fall victim to the scourge of drunk driving.

Pennsylvania Officials Increasing Enforcement of Boating under the Influence

Summer means more people heading out to lakes and rivers to spend a day relaxing on the water. Whether swimming, fishing or simply just taking time to visit with one another, this is the best time of the year for boat owners.

Car crashes into house, alcohol may have been involved

A recent accident in Lower Nazareth Township, Pennsylvania, which is north of Philadelphia, left two people injured and a house with minor structural damage. Police believe that alcohol was involved in the crash. The results of a blood alcohol content test will determine if the crash was a drunk driving accident.

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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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