Criminal DUI Cases Vs. Civil Drunk Driving Lawsuits

Drunk driving accidents can leave victims with devastating injuries and permanently changed lives. While you might envision a person being arrested and charged with a DUI after an accident, a drunk or drugged driving collision can also result in civil liability. There is a large… read more

Are The Penalties The Same For DUIs Involving Prescription Medication?

According to the Health Policy Institute at Georgetown University, 131 million adults in the U.S. take prescription medications. As people grow older, they take more prescription drugs to treat a variety of health conditions. With so many adults taking legally prescribed drugs in the nation,… read more

What You Need To Know About Drugged Driving in PA

In Pennsylvania, you can be charged with a DUI involving drugs. A DUI drug offense can be charged when you drive while impaired to the slightest degree by any type of drug, including prescription medications. You can also face a charge of driving under the… read more

Can Police Give Me A DUI If I’m In My Own Driveway?

Some people in Pennsylvania think that they cannot be charged with a DUI if they are in their driveways. However, that is not necessarily true. You can be charged with a DUI even when you are on your property. Regardless of what happened, you should… read more

Will I go to jail for my first DUI in PA?

If you have been charged with your first DUI offense, you may feel frightened and overwhelmed. Many people who are charged with DUI’s for the first time have limited or no experience with the criminal justice system. DUI cases are treated harshly in Pennsylvania. If… read more

Can I beat a DUI without a lawyer?

If you are charged with driving under the influence in Pennsylvania, you will face serious penalties if convicted. Having a DUI conviction on your record can also cause ongoing problems in your life. A conviction can cause problems for you when you apply for jobs,… read more

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… read more

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… read more

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… read more

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… read more