Being arrested for drunk driving can be a very scary and stressful experience. It can also leave you wondering what's going to happen to you, and whether there is any hope that the charges against you may be reduced or dropped. When it comes to DUI cases, details matter and the factors related to your stop, testing and arrest also matter.
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.
A crash on Route 14 in Union Township, Pennsylvania, has left a 51-year-old man dead. The truck accident occurred around 9:15 a.m. in Tioga County on Route 14 earlier this month. The driver of the septic pumping truck was the victim in the crash. According to reports, the truck spilled thousands of gallons of sewage and several agencies responded to the scene in order to address the situation.
The dangers of the coal mining industry have been underscored by a number of deaths that have occurred in recent months. According to reports, workplace accidents have killed three workers for a Pennsylvania-based energy company in the past four months. Workers for other companies have also been killed, making this year a fatal one for coal miners.
Generally, an individual sellling residential real estate must disclose any known, material defects affecting the property. A material defect is one that would have a significant adverse impact on the value of the property or poses an unreasonable risk to people on the property. In the case of Milliken v. Jacono, the Pennsylvania Superior Court recently clarified that the duty to disclose applies to physical defects, not psychological defects.
Many workers in Pennsylvania consider the possibility of being injured on the job. Workplace accidents happen quite often and can be out of the victim's control. And while injuries are a legitimate concern, a more serious worry is the potential that an on-the-job injury could result in a fatality. The number of workplace fatalities seen in 2011 is addressed in a recent report published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, a division of the federal Department of Labor.
The death of a 17-year-old male in Pennsylvania has spawned a lawsuit that names several defendants. According to authorities, the 17-year-old died after he was involved as a passenger in a drunk driving accident. The wrongful death suit alleges that a teenage female, her father, the now-18-year-old driver of the vehicle, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort and Nemacolin Woodlands Inc. are responsible for the teen's death. The suit was filed by the parents of the deceased.
According to some, the most common cause for a workplace injury is a motor vehicle accident. Many people drive vehicles for work in Pennsylvania and in one case, a man was denied the insurance benefits for an underinsured motorist under his personal coverage while he was driving a bus for the Berks Area Reading Transit Authority.
One death has been reported in a recent accident that occurred in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania. According to reports, a car with four occupants collided with a coal truck there. The truck accident left the coal truck's driver with non-life threatening injuries, three of the vehicle's occupants severely injured and the other occupant dead.
An accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike has taken the life of an 18-year-old woman. Her death, which came earlier this month, was the result of a truck accident that occurred in the early morning near the exit for King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.