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Pennsylvania Among Top Five States With Highest Dog Bite Claims

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

According to a recent report from a National Insurance Company, dog bite claims are on the rise in Pennsylvania. In fact, Pennsylvania ranked fourth in a list of the top five states with the highest amount of dog bite claims for 2020. Behind each of these claims are injuries. Dog bite injuries are not… Read More »

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Defenses To Drug Trafficking Charges In Pennsylvania

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Recently, a Philadelphia man pled guilty to racketeering charges, as he was involved in a drug trafficking scheme that spanned Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, and other states. Drug trafficking is taken very seriously in Pennsylvania and a conviction comes with serious penalties. If you are facing drug trafficking charges, you must speak with a… Read More »

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Things To Know If You Get Into An RV Accident This Summer

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

A multi-vehicle crash involving a recreational vehicle (RV) recently shut down Interstate 81 North in Cumberland county and unfortunately, it will not be the last of the season. Even as restrictions ease in Pennsylvania and things start to reopen, many will turn to RVing this summer, as it is a fairly safe way to… Read More »

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What You Need To Know About Marijuana Laws In PA As Arrests Increase During The Pandemic

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

According to data published by the cannabis advocacy group NORML, over 20,000 adults were arrested for marijuana-related offenses in Pennsylvania during 2020. Even though the pandemic had stopped everything for a long period of time during that year, the number of arrests represents 220 more than arrests made in 2019. The increase in arrests… Read More »

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Can You Sue For Road Rage In Pennsylvania?

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Residents of Pennsylvania were shocked this week to learn that a 47-year-old Pennsylvania woman was killed while traveling to North Carolina with her husband. The married couple were on their way to celebrate their wedding anniversary with friends when the husband accidentally forced another vehicle off the road. Although the husband allowed the driver… Read More »

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Understanding Pennsylvania’s Sex Offender Registry

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

A Pennsylvania community is left reeling after a woman that lived in Bucks County was found dead in a hotel room in Miami after going there for spring break. According to Miami police, the women was drugged by two men before they took her back to her hotel room and proceeded to sexually assault… Read More »

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Law Day 2021

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Our attorneys, our paralegals, and our entire staff conducted a free legal clinic in the Olney section of North Philadelphia at the Oasis City Church on Saturday May 1, 2021. We provided free legal services and food to those in need. We are committed to helping a community that is underrepresented. We were proud… Read More »

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Common Injuries That Result From Dog Bites

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

It is a common misconception that dog bites only result in minor injuries. As a woman found out recently, that is not always the case. On March 15, a woman was attacked by a dog in Bucks County and had to be hospitalized for her injuries. While the report did not specify what injuries… Read More »

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