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Pennsylvania dram shop liability case settles for $6.6 million

Pennsylvania law allows for restaurants or bars that over-serve a patron to be held liable for injuries or deaths that result from that intoxicated patron's reckless behavior. This area of the law is known as dram shop liability. Property owners who host parties and over-serve guests can also be held liable if an intoxicated guest goes on to injure someone else.

Head-on crash surprisingly causes no life-threatening injuries

The dangers of driving are often underscored by an accident. But when a head-on crash occurs, most people would assume the injuries suffered are severe or fatal. A recent collision involving an 18-year-old male from Pennsylvania was just such an accident. Two of the three cars involved crashed into each other head-on. Fortunately, no one was killed. Authorities reported that none of the seven people involved had life-threatening injuries.

Trial set to begin for driver in fatal New Year's Eve crash

A deadly crash that occurred on New Year's Eve 2011 will be examined during a trial set to begin in June. According to reports, alcohol was involved and a 55-year-old man has been accused of causing the drunk driving accident. The trial will include a jury and if they find the man guilty, he will face a mandatory minimum sentence of three years per fatality. Two people died in the crash.

Route 202 crash left motorcyclist injured, truck driver charged

Reports indicate that a motor vehicle crash late last month left a 24-year-old man in critical condition at Paoli Memorial Hospital in Pennsylvania. The incident, reportedly a drunk driving accident, occurred on April 26 around 10:28 p.m. Police quickly responded to the scene in Westtown Township at the intersection of Route 202 and Stanton Avenue.

Man crashes into parked car, police find drugs and alcohol

Police in Norristown, Pennsylvania, were not expecting to find what they did when reporting to the scene of what they believe may have been a car accident involving alcohol. The drunk driving accident injured one person -- the driver that has been accused of driving under the influence.

Police apprehend alleged drunk driver after leaving crash scene

Police in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, recently reported an intoxicated driver that led an officer in a chase. The supposedly intoxicated man could have caused a devastating drunk driving accident, according to witnesses. He nearly hit several pedestrians during the chase, all of them lucky that they were not injured. Authorities said that the driver was involved in a minor accident before the chase, one that he had supposedly fled the scene from.

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