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March 2013 Archives

Pennsylvania employee injured in workplace fire

Individual who work around hazardous equipment are often vulnerable to serious workplace accidents. Due to the high rate of workplace accidents, legislators across the country worked together to enact the modern workers' compensation system. The program was designed to compensate workers injured on the job while they recuperate. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is the agency tasked with supervising job injury and worker safety.

Pennsylvania sinkhole causes dangerous property condition

When people in Pennsylvania own property, they are responsible for ensuring that people are safe from dangerous property conditions that they know about or should have known about. Under premises liability laws property owners who do not keep other people safe on their property can be held responsible for damages.

Williamsport couple killed in car accident

The roads can be a dangerous place in Pennsylvania. Everyone must trust that the other drivers are paying attention, following safety rules and are not intoxicated. Unfortunately, many drivers do not take the precautions they should when they are behind the wheel and often cause serious car accidents.

Pennsylvania motorcyclist injured after car runs stop sign

Motorcyclists are very vulnerable on the roadways. If drivers do not pay attention while driving they can easily cause a serious motorcycle accident. Without the protection that car offers, motorcyclists are often seriously hurt in motorcycle collisions.

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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