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October 2014 Archives

Workers' compensation in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act requires that workers who are injured on the job or who develop a disease or illness related to their employment receive certain forms of benefits. The law requires employers to either carry private workers' compensation insurance, to participate in the state's workers' compensation fund or to be self-insured.

Identity theft illegal under both Pennsylvania and U.S. laws

Identity theft is a major focus in the media, both in Pennsylvania and across the United States. Because of the increasing attention being placed on these offenses, many people have questions regarding the state and federal laws under which these crimes are prosecuted.

Sex offenses that require registration

At the law firm of Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg and Gifford, our attorneys are dedicated to developing the best possible defenses for each of our clients. This level of commitment can be especially pivotal for cases which fall under Pennsylvania’s Megan’s Law, as they can carry high-stakes legal consequences.  

Pennsylvania trucking accident widow claims wrongful death

A fatal semi-truck accident occurred during the morning of Oct. 4, 2012 in Allentown, and the wife of the deceased is seeking damages of more than $75,000 in a wrongful death action. The lawsuit claims a negligent driver of a big rig caused her husband's death. She also named the truck driver's employers and the companies that contracted the driver's work in the suit for failing to provide better training and supervision.

Pennsylvania woman charged in fatal accident

A woman was arrested and charged on Sept. 24 in connection with a fatal accident in Mahanoy Township on March 29. The woman, whose bail was set at $100,000, is facing charges of drug possession, aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI, involuntary manslaughter, homicide by vehicle while DUI and various traffic violations.

What are Pennsylvania’s statutory rape laws?

Statutory rape is generally the domain of state law. However, Pennsylvania, along with many other states in the country, does not have any laws that contain the term “statutory rape.” According to the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, these types of sex crimes are instead included in laws that prohibit sexual activity with minors.

Gregory R. Gifford
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    "Matthew Taylor Wilkov, Esquire, Graduates from U.S. Army War College"
    LANSDALE – Gregory Gifford, managing partner of Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg and Gifford, P.C. says the firm is honored to have a U.S. Army War College graduate among its ranks.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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