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May 2017 Archives

Pennsylvania football player accused of drunk driving on campus

Many people that have attended college can recount irresponsible decisions they have made. Unfortunately, some mistakes by some college students may impact them beyond their college years. Any decisions that conflict with established law may result in a permanent record and possible problems on employment and rental applications in the future. Fortunately, criminal defense lawyers are available to advise any accused student of his or her rights and legal options. One Pennsylvania football player has recently been accused of making a series of poor decisions that allegedly resulted in drunk driving.

6 aspects of a personal injury trial

Many people commonly consider legal action after suffering injuries in a serious accident. If you have found yourself in such a predicament, you may believe that seeking compensation from the individual or individuals considered at fault could suit your circumstances. You may also think that by filing a claim you will end up in a heated trial as you fight for justice, much like many fictional scenes depict.

Monsignor convicted of theft of funds for retired priest home

The Catholic church has not been immune to scandals and news coverage in the last couple of decades. Unfortunately, they have another scandal to handle. Recently, a Pennsylvania Monsignor admitted to theft of funds from the residence where he lived over several years.

Assault at bar leads to jail time for Pennsylvania man

As the school year ends, celebrations will begin. For many students and adults the celebrating may involve consuming alcohol. Unfortunately, some individuals do not make wise choices with alcohol in their system. When the poor choices lead to conflict with the law, one choice can result in a multitude of consequences. One man in Pennsylvania recently was found guilty of assault after enjoying an evening at a bar.

Stricter drunk driving laws considered by Pennsylvania lawmakers

As the end of the semester nears and Pennsylvania college students begin attending graduation parties and likely consuming alcohol, some may find themselves in trouble with the law. Unfortunately, some students may make the unwise decision to attempt to operate a vehicle with alcohol in their system. In the moment, they may not contemplate the potential consequences that may await them if they are formally charged with a DUI. Current consequences for drunk driving in Pennsylvania are less severe than in other states, but state lawmakers are considering stricter laws and harsher penalties.

Legal advice available for victims involved in truck accidents

Almost on a daily basis, parents trust bus drivers for the transport of their children to and from school in a safe manner. Unfortunately parents may not realize that, for complete safety of their children, they must also trust other motor vehicle drivers to operate their vehicles responsibly in the vicinity of school buses. Sadly, one of many recent avoidable truck accidents in Pennsylvania involved a collision with a school bus and resulted in the death of a school bus driver.

Man accused of identity theft for using stolen name for 20 years

There is a popular website used by many to discover fun facts about their family ancestors and history. While one woman was filling out her family tree, she unintentionally made a discovery that led to the arrest of a man in Pennsylvania for identity theft. The man has apparently lived for 20 years under the name of a deceased baby, but he must now answer the formal charges under the identity with which he is said to have been born. Fortunately, he does not have to navigate the criminal court system alone. Experienced criminal defense attorneys are available for any accused persons to offer legal advice and provide ongoing support.

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