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February 2016 Archives

OSHA reaches out to employers to promote safety training

Construction and oil and gas extraction represent two of the most dangerous industries in Pennsylvania and around the country. In an effort to educate workers about workplace hazards, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched educational campaigns in partnership with other safety organizations. In previous years, millions of workers across the nation have participated in these events.

What is patronizing a prostitute and what are the consequences?

Like others in Pennsylvania, you may believe you cannot get in legal trouble for prostitution if you are not the one who is getting paid for sex. However, this is not the case. Being involved in one way or another with prostitutes may lead to criminal charges. One such offense is patronizing a prostitute.

Can software be a driver?

Pennsylvania motorists may recognize the concerns that many agencies have with the idea of driverless cars being approved for use on public roads. Software glitches, hacking and other potential malfunctions may cause safety agencies to hesitate in approving new phases of production and testing, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has made an important move towards facilitating further development of autonomous vehicles.

An overview of prostitution in the state of Pennsylvania

People in Pennsylvania may believe their bodies are their own, and thus, they can do what they want with them. However, certain acts, such as prostitution, are prohibited by state law. Consequently, engaging in such activities could lead to criminal charges. In order to protect themselves, it is important for people to understand the state’s prostitution laws.

Family works to change the law for DUI offenders

Each year, many people in Pennsylvania are seriously injured or killed because of intoxicated drivers. The problem is a national one, occurring with sobering frequency across the country. One Pennsylvania couple is trying to change the law in the state after they lost their 25-year-old daughter in an accident involving a drunk driver who had a prior DUI convictions.

Factors affecting the accuracy of breath tests in Pennsylvania

Every day, people are arrested for suspicion of drunk driving across Pennsylvania. In fact, there were more than 45,000 adults arrested for DUI in 2014, according to the state’s Uniform Crime Reporting System. At Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg & Gifford, P.C., we know that breath tests are often integral to convictions on such charges. However, the results of breath tests are not always accurate.

When can you appeal a criminal conviction in Pennsylvania?

If you have been convicted of a criminal offense, or pleaded guilty to criminal charges, in the state of Pennsylvania, you may feel that your case is over. However, that is not necessarily the case. There are situations in which you may be able to appeal your criminal conviction. If the appeal is granted, your conviction may be overturned and you may avoid facing criminal penalties for that offense.

Volvo set lofty vehicle safety goal

Car and SUV buyers in Pennsylvania who value safety features and durability often place vehicles made by Volvo at the top of their shopping lists. The pioneering Swedish manufacturer has been behind a string of safety innovations including the three-point safety belt and the rear-facing baby seat, but Volvo believes that driverless cars may be the best innovation for preventing deaths.

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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  • PennSuburban | Chamber of commerce

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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