State Aims to Toughen DUI Penalties

Drivers in Pennsylvania who have been arrested and charged with some type of impaired driving offense know that the state’s consequences for these things can be severe. Almost every aspect of a driver’s life can be impacted by a drunk driving conviction. Understanding how the law continues to evolve in this area is important for […]

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Social Media Can Reveal Workers’ Compensation Fraud

The National Insurance Crime Bureau reports that fraud among workers’ compensation claims costs insurers and employers about $7.2 billion every year. Pennsylvania workers could be interested to learn that insurers are turning to social media and surveillance to detect dishonest workers. In California alone, workers’ compensation fraud investigators identified more than 5,700 potential fraud cases […]

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Drug Investigation Leads to Arrest of Philly Ward Leader

Most Pennsylvania residents have read or seen media stories about people arrested for various crimes. These stories often seem to make it easy for readers or viewers to get the impression that the accused person is always guilty. That, however, is not an accurate representation. Our nation’s laws require that every person be assumed innocent […]

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Determining Whether an Injury Happened at Work

Each year in Pennsylvania, a number of workers are injured while on the job or as a result of their work conditions. While it is easy to determine that some injuries happened at work, such as a broken bone, other injuries require additional evidence showing they happened because of a person’s occupation. Injuries such as […]

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What Is the Process for a DUI Breath Test in Pennsylvania?

Like any driver in Pennsylvania, you could be asked by law enforcement to submit to a breath test after you have been stopped for another reason. If this happens, you should know that officers are required to follow specific procedures when conducting these tests. The Pennsylvania Code explains that one of the first procedural elements […]

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