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Is a DUI a Felony in Pennsylvania?

February 5, 2021

Is a DUI a felony in Pennsylvania? If you were recently arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, it’s probably the question you’re asking yourself. A conviction for DUI in Pennsylvania can carry serious and long-lasting consequences, so it is critical that you understand your rights and options when you are facing a DUI charge. Having an experienced DUI…

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How Do I File a Personal Injury Claim After a Lyft Accident?

January 31, 2021

Rideshare vehicles are a convenient, reliable, and supposedly safe way to get around town. Meeting friends in a new city? Had a few drinks and do not feel comfortable driving? Need a ride to the airport and none of your friends want to be up at 6AM to take you? Rideshares are a viable option for all of the scenarios…

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What is Hospital Negligence?

January 20, 2021

Nobody likes being in the hospital, especially as a patient. Unfortunately, sometimes the stay in the hospital winds up being more dangerous than the procedure. Hospital negligence happens when a patient is injured by way of negligent act, omission, or error. Determining who is ultimately liable for the mistake can be a tall task. Having the attorneys of Purchase, George…

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Can I File a Claim Against My Landlord if I Slipped and Fell on Property?

January 4, 2021

Whether or not you have a claim against your landlord in a slip and fall case varies greatly from situation to situation. The short answer is maybe. To have a claim, you must prove negligence on the part of your landlord. A landlord is liable when they are proven to have caused or failed to prevent the dangerous condition resulting…

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Do Car Crashes Really Increase During the Holiday Season?

December 23, 2020

According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, two of the deadliest driving days in the U.S. are December 23rd and 24th. Another university found that motor vehicle accident rates go up approximately 20 percent the week of Christmas compared to Thanksgiving week. The days immediately prior to and after Christmas can pose increased hazards out on the…

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Don’t Let a DUI Ruin Your Holiday Season

December 22, 2020

The rate of DUI arrests goes up significantly during the holiday season between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. In fact, the final two weeks of the year spanning Christmas and New Year’s Eve see some of the highest fatality rates from alcohol-related accidents. With numerous parties and celebrations going on during the holidays, people certainly have opportunities to make the poor…

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