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August 2012 Archives

Widow sues manufacturers of chemical for deceased worker

The widow of a man who spent three decades working at a print shop in York, Pennsylvania, has filed a suit against the manufacturers of chemicals that she believes caused him to develop conditions that led to his untimely death. The man's long-term development of a fatal workplace injury was caused by his exposure to solvents containing benzene, according to the suit.

Pennsylvania Bicyclist Charged with DUI

When police are looking for those who are driving under the influence, their attention is often focused on motorists displaying signs of intoxication. Most people do not think of police focusing a lot of attention on bicyclists that may be impaired, and some may not even know that a cyclist could receive a DUI charge.

Pit bulls distinguished as inherently dangerous in court

If a recent decision in another state has any sway, Pennsylvania courts may find themselves holding owners and landlords liable in certain personal injury cases. According to the decision from an appellate court in a state bordering Pennsylvania, plaintiffs will no longer have to prove a history of violent behavior in pit bulls.

Pennsylvania driver sentenced to jail for fatal accident

A 57-year-old man from Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced to four to 12 years in state prison. The prosecution said that he was the reason a 1-year-old baby girl lost her life during a drunk driving accident. According to authorities, the man had a blood-alcohol content of 0.21, almost three times the legal limit of 0.08 in Pennsylvania.

Case Highlights Factors for Police in Making DUI Stops

Police aggressively target motorists that they believe are driving under the influence. Whether the suspicious behavior is observed a traffic stop or a sobriety checkpoint, motorists may find themselves undergoing additional sobriety tests to determine if he or she is impaired.

Can Accidents Caused by Drunk Patrons Lead to Criminal Charges for Employees?

When a high-profile DUI accident happens, this can often lead officials to examine what could be done to ensure that the tragedy will not be repeated. Whether it is changing the laws or more enforcement of laws already in place, the next steps will be made very well-known to those in the community.

Pennsylvania County Taking Steps to Reduce Drunk Drivers

Authorities are seemingly constantly examining ways to make penalties more severe for drunk drivers, especially those that are repeat DUI offenders. Whether it is increased jail time or a longer license suspension, officials are being serious about cracking down on the problem.

Man who allegedly caused fatal crash had eventful month

According to authorities, a 48-year-old man from a few hours away from Philadelphia was involved in an accident in Pennsylvania earlier this month. The fatal car crash took the life of a 20-year-old female who was running along the side of the highway.

Gregory R. Gifford
  • RGS&G Firm News

    "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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