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What Is a Controlled Substance?

What is a controlled substance? Certain medications and drugs are controlled under both Pennsylvania and federal law. In general, a controlled substance is a drug that is illegal unless it is prescribed. These drugs can harm your health, leading state and federal governments to regulate them. If you are caught with a controlled substance for […]

Why Are Brain Injuries Common After a Slip and Fall?

Why are brain injuries common after a slip-and-fall? When many Pennsylvanians think about slip-and-fall accidents, they generally imagine suffering sprains, strains, or fractures. Some slip-and-fall accidents can cause traumatic brain injuries that can range from concussions to permanently disabling injuries. Understanding how brain injuries can be common after beincaused by slip-and-fall accidents is important. If […]

How to Prove Liability in Pennsylvania Slip & Fall Claims

How to prove liability in Pennsylvania slip and fall claims. Fall accidents are very common in the U.S. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an average of three million older adults are treated in the emergency department every year for fall injuries, and 800,000 people are hospitalized for injuries that they […]

Types of Drug Crimes

There are a variety of different types of drug crimes that can be charged in Pennsylvania. The various drug offenses are penalized differently by the courts and depend on several factors, including your intent, the type of drug, the amount, your criminal history, and other factors. Knowing the potential consequences and the different types of […]

Who pays your medical bills after a slip and fall?

Who pays your medical bills after a slip and fall? While slip-and-fall accidents in Pennsylvania happen fairly often and may result in minor injuries such as strains or sprains, some people suffer serious injuries that can cost thousands of dollars in medical expenses. If you are seriously injured in a slip-and-fall accident because of the […]

What happens in a side-impact collision?

What happens in a side-impact collision? Side-impact crashes are also called T-bone or broadside accidents. These accidents occur when the front of a vehicle collides into the side of a different vehicle. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 25% of all traffic fatalities each year are caused by side-impact collisions. These accidents most […]

Is The Person in the Back Always at Fault in a Rear-End Collision?

Is the person in the back always at fault in a rear-end collision? Rear-end accidents are among the most common types of motor vehicle accidents that happen in Pennsylvania. In most rear-end collisions, the rear driver will be at fault for causing the accident because of his or her negligence. However, liability is not automatically […]

Understanding Broadside Collisions and the Damage They Cause

Understanding broadside collisions and the damage they cause is our topic for today. Broadside collisions are among the most dangerous types of car accidents in Pennsylvania. If you have been injured in a broadside collision, you might remember the moment in which you realized another char was about to slam into the side of your […]

What injuries can happen in a car accident?

What injuries can happen in a car accident? Many people in Pennsylvania are injured each year in car accidents. Nearly any type of injury can be caused by a car accident. Motor vehicle accident injuries can range from minor injuries to severe or fatal injuries. Generally, motor vehicle injuries can be divided into penetrating or […]

DUI With an Expired or Suspended License in Pennsylvania

If people receive license suspensions for refusing a chemical test or a DUI, they cannot drive until they receive their physical drivers’ licenses back. If you are caught driving before you have received your license back after a DUI or refusal, you could face another license suspension and time in jail. If you are charged […]