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FAQs About Slip And Falls In Pennsylvania

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Slip and fall accidents are extremely common in Pennsylvania. When they occur as a result of the property owner’s negligence, victims can file a claim to recover damages. However, there are many challenges associated with filing these claims and throughout the process, you will have many questions. Below, our Allentown personal injury lawyer answers… Read More »

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What Is Unlawful Contact With A Minor In Pennsylvania?

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

A tragic story emerged out of Falls Township recently, in which a teacher was facing several charges after assaulting a student. She was facing several charges, including statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, and unlawful contact with a minor. While out on bail, she arranged to meet with the alleged victim and during… Read More »

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What Are The Most Common Medical Errors?

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Medical malpractice is much more common than people think. Medical malpractice occurs any time a doctor or other healthcare professional does not provide the proper standard of care, and a patient becomes harmed as a result. Studies have estimated that medical errors account for between 100,000 and 200,000 deaths every year in the United… Read More »

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What Are The Penalties For Identity Theft In Pennsylvania?

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

The number of cases involving identity theft have increased over the past weeks and months in Pennsylvania. From August 26 to August 30 this year, there were five reported incidents of identity theft alone in Haverford-Havertown, which is more than one case per day. It is not a surprise that cases of identity theft… Read More »

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Questions To Ask A Personal Injury Lawyer Before Hiring Them

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

If you have been in an accident and sustained serious injuries, you may be able to file a claim against the at-fault party. If you are successful with your claim, you can receive coverage for your medical bills, lost income, and other losses. A quick online search will reveal hundreds of personal injury lawyers… Read More »

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What Are The Penalties For Armed Robbery In Pennsylvania?

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

On September 6, a man entered a home in Chester County, grabbed the woman inside by the throat and threatened her with a gun. Before fleeing on foot, he also stole a child’s cell phone, as well as the house and car keys. The police are looking for the man accused of the armed… Read More »

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Defenses To Dog Bite Claims In Pennsylvania

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

A celebrity dog trainer is in the middle of a lawsuit in which a promising young gymnast is claiming his dog attacked her while in a building the dog trainer owns. Now, suffering from the pain in her legs, the plaintiff is arguing that she can no longer compete. The lawsuit also states that… Read More »

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A Look At Pennsylvania’s Drug Paraphernalia Laws

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Recently, two Pennsylvanian men were charged with multiple offenses during a traffic stop. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence, and possession of a controlled substance as well as possession of drug paraphernalia. The passenger was arrested for possession of CBD and possession of drug paraphernalia. The laws regarding drugs in the… Read More »

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Why Are Truck Accidents So Much More Dangerous Than Car Accidents?

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Recently, the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court turned over a lower court’s sentence for a truck driver charged with vehicular manslaughter. The man accused was driving a large commercial truck when he was in an accident that resulted in the death of three people. While the sentence overturned was a criminal penalty, the news highlights… Read More »

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What Are The Arson Laws In Pennsylvania?

By van der Veen, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Recently, a Bethlehem man was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for killing a woman and her son. The woman was 97 years old and the man convicted of killing her, Drew Rose, intended to rob her for rent money before setting her home on fire. The sentence the man… Read More »

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