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March 2012 Archives

Two injured in Pennsylvania truck accident involving 18-wheeler

Any accident involving a moving vehicle has the potential for serious injuries, and the dangers are even greater with truck accidents. Earlier this month, central Pennsylvania saw another of these dangerous multi-vehicle accidents. This time all of the vehicles involved were trucks.

Restaurant sued after accident causes couple's death

As we have discussed on this blog, Pennsylvania ranks quite high among states in terms of elderly drivers who have fatal accidents. Residents therefore should be interested and concerned with a recent accident in a neighboring state involving a 74-year-old driver crashing through a local restaurant with her minivan.

Slip-and-fall accident in Somerset has tragic consequences

Hospitals are supposed to be safe places of healing for those who need medical services. However, without proper attention by hospital employees, serious injuries can easily occur, sometimes with unforeseen and dire consequences.

Fatal accidents a growing problem for elderly drivers

As the population in Pennsylvania ages, more and more older drivers are out on the road. Pennsylvania has a particularly large number of elderly drivers: The state ranks fourth in the country in terms of the percentage of licensed drivers over age 65, and fifth in the total number of drivers over age 65.

Commonwealth v. Candice Steinbacher – Motion for Judgement Acquittal Granted

Motion for Judgment of Acquittal for a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) prosecution was granted by Lycoming County President Judge Nancy L. Butts, after Attorney Kyle Rude argues that the Commonwealth could not prove Ms. Steinbacher was in actual physical control of a motor vehicle. Ms. Steinbacher was arrested after Williamsport City Police believed she switched seats with her boyfriend in order to avoid an arrest for DUI.

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