Pennsylvania Superior Court recently decided a case in which a boat owner on Lake Erie was stopped by a wildlife conservation officer. The conservation officer boarded the gentleman's boat and cited him for a safety violation.
It won't be long before many Pennsylvania residents are gearing up for another sports season. College students will return to their campuses, kids will go back to school and parents will do whatever it is they do while all that's happening. As summer wanes and fall sets in, you might eagerly await the times you'll share with friends and family, watching your favorite teams on television (or in person) sharing a few laughs, good food and enjoying the company of those you love.
Not all cases where a person is injured need to go through a full blown trial and appeal process. In some instances, mediation may be the appropriate procedure. In a mediation, both sides agree upon a third party who will attempt to bring the sides together in a settlement. The mediator charges a fee which is split by the parties. Typically, a mediator will meet jointly with the parties at the beginning of the session. After hearing each side's argument, the parties are separated into different rooms and the mediator shuttles back and forth discussing each party's position.
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.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 4.5 million dog bites occur every year. If you are included in this number, you know first hand how physically painful and emotionally traumatizing this type of situation can be. What you may not know is that you do not have to face the aftermath of this situation alone.
In a case which arose out of Philadelphia, the jury awarded each Plaintiff $1.The Plaintiffs in this case were involved in a side-swipe collision.
Under a new federal rule, truck drivers will have to switch from paper records to tracking their driving electronically.
If you are a member of a fraternity and are thinking about hazing a potential brother, you should carefully read the following.
According to the National Safety Council, there was a 14% increase in fatal motor vehicle accidents in the first half of 2015. Contributing to the rise in collisions was the low price of gas, bad weather, and an increase in economic activity, which translates to more drivers on the road.
If you are involved in an accident with a tractor trailer you should be aware that the trucking companies have lawyers and investigators at their immediate disposal. Most often, before the wreckage is even cleared, the insurance company's accident investigator is on the scene taking pictures and examining the wreckage.