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Tips for Dealing with the Insurance Company After a Crash

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

After a car accident, you will likely have to deal with an insurance company.  It’s important to remember that the negligent driver’s insurance company does not have your best interests in mind and they’ll use many tactics to reduce, deny, or delay your claim. For this reason, it’s important to follow the below tips… Read More »

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Need a Pardon? They’re Easier to Get From Governor Tom Wolf

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Before Governor Tom Wolf took office, it was very difficult to get a pardon in Pennsylvania. The process took four years, and few pardons were granted. After entering the office, the Governor faced an immense backlog of pardon applications. So, he initiated a new system in which more pardons would be granted, and the… Read More »

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court to Determine if Megan’s Law is Constitutional

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Pennsylvania, along with all other states comply with Megan’s Law, a federal law. Recently however, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has started hearing cases arguing that Megan’s Law is unconstitutional. The court has heard five cases in total arguing this point. Although the Justices are currently considering all arguments, it’s likely going to be a… Read More »

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AAA Finds Pedestrian Detection Systems Don’t Work

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Manufacturers are making their vehicles a little safer every day. With blind spot detection systems, rear-view cameras, and more, safety features have certainly come a long way from air bags and seat belts. Now though, AAA has conducted a study that has found troubling statistics on the pedestrian detection systems found in cars. In… Read More »

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Things to Know if You’ve Been Charged with Domestic Violence

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

In West Manheim Township, a mother was shot in the head and killed in the early hours of the morning while she was holding her nine-month old son. She was shot by her longtime boyfriend, who had confessed to the shooting, although he stated it was an accident. Those close to the woman said… Read More »

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Product Liability FAQs

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Bayer, one of the biggest names in the pharmaceutical world, is being sued by a number of plaintiffs for their defective birth control device, Essure. The plaintiffs are claiming that the device migrates from the uterus into the fallopian tubes, puncturing organs, corroding, and breaking into pieces. In their claims, the plaintiffs are stating… Read More »

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When do Drug Charges Become Federal?

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Recently a Pennsylvania woman was sentenced to 77 months to be served in a United States federal prison for selling heroin. She was first arrested in June of 2016, along with two men. She was arrested again in September of 2016, that time with another woman. The woman’s sentence came after pleading guilty to… Read More »

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Who Pays for a Rental Car After an Accident?

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Car accidents are not only frightening and confusing, they’re also inconvenient. Even if you do not sustain serious injuries as a result of the crash, you will likely have to live without your own car for a little while. Even minor crashes can result in damage that will keep your car in the repair… Read More »

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