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What to do after a car accident in Pennsylvania?

Nobody gets behind the steering wheel expecting to get into a wreck. Fortunately, most of us can go many years without …

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How Can A Criminal Defense Attorney Help After A DUI Arrest In Pennsylvania?

Whether it’s your first DUI arrest or your third, you may not know how an attorney can benefit your situation. While …

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What Should You Do When You Are Accused Of Sexual Assault While Attending College In Pennsylvania?

Your entire future could be in jeopardy if you are accused of a sex crime.  For students who are accused of a sex …

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What Should You Do When You Are Accused Of A Drug Crime In Pennsylvania?

Some of the most common crimes in the United States are drug offenses. One source estimates that as many as 1.6 million …

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Can I Get Compensation For Injuries Suffered In A Pennsylvania Truck Accident?

Yes. If you suffered injuries in a truck accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you may pursue a claim for …

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I live in Pennsylvania, how do I know if I have a medical malpractice case?

From a distracted nurse who forgets to submit lab work to a doctor who rushes through an exam and fails to fully address …

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What are the penalties for marijuana possession in Pennsylvania?

Marijuana is categorized as a Schedule I drug under the Pennsylvania Drug Device and Cosmetic Act, meaning that it has no …

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What is the Difference Between a Will and a Trust in Pennsylvania?

Everybody needs a will. A will is a legal document that determines what happens to your property and possessions when you …

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How Do I Get Custody of My Child in Pennsylvania?

There may be no divorce issue that is more important, or more emotional, than child custody.In Pennsylvania, child custody …

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Do I Need A Lawyer For Adoption In Pennsylvania?

Some websites will tell you that there are two ways to adopt, through an attorney and through an agency. However, hiring …

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What Kinds Of Damages Can Sexual Abuse Survivors In Pennsylvania Pursue?

Sexual abuse and assault survivors deserve justice, including compensation for the terrible events they have gone through. …

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Can Victims Of Assault And Battery File A Lawsuit In Pennsylvania?

If you are a victim of assault and battery in Pennsylvania, you have already faced pain and stress trying to obtain justice …

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What Is A Negligent Security Claim In Pennsylvania?

A negligent security claim is a type of premises liability claim. In Pennsylvania, owners must keep their property safe for …

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How can I prove negligence in a products liability case in Pennsylvania?

From the crib your child sleeps in to the car you drive, as a consumer, you have a right to assume that the products you …

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What should I do immediately after suffering an injury in Pennsylvania?

Suffering any injury puts a stop to your normal life. From severe pain or illness stopping your daily behaviors to causing …

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I was involved in a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Lyft/Uber accident. What should I do?

If you have been involved in a rideshare accident and sustained injuries you should seek medical attention. After seeking …

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How does Pennsylvania law protect my child from school bullying?

How we define the act of bullying in a school setting has changed greatly in the past 30 years, as have the tools that …

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What types of workers’ compensation benefits are available to me in Pennsylvania?

With any serious injury, you are likely concerned about not just recovery, but how you will pay your bills both present and …

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What injuries are covered by workers’ comp in Pennsylvania?

Save for those included in a few exempt categories, every worker in the United States is eligible for workers’ …

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Do I qualify for workers’ comp in Pennsylvania?

Most workers in the United States qualify for workers’ compensation benefits, even workers who are undocumented or …

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Can I work while receiving workers’ comp benefits in Pennsylvania?

Whether you can work while remaining eligible for workers’ compensation benefits depends on your injury. If you were …

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Can I work while receiving disability benefits in Pennsylvania?

You can work while receiving disability benefits, but if you want to keep receiving your benefits, you will likely need to …

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Shortly after giving birth in a Pennsylvania hospital, my baby was diagnosed with Kernicterus and suffered brain damage. Can I sue for medical malpractice?

Expectant parents rely upon medical professionals for prenatal care, during a baby’s delivery and for post-natal …

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What is the Difference Between Felony and Misdemeanor Drug Possession in Pennsylvania?

One of the most misunderstood aspects of Pennsylvania criminal law is the difference between felony level and misdemeanor …

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What is Pennsylvania Law Concerning Expungement and Limited Access to Criminal Records?

A clean record is important in the modern world, where criminal background checks are more common than ever. Almost any job …

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Do I Need A Lawyer For A Workers Comp Case In Pennsylvania?

If you’ve been injured on the job in Pennsylvania, you can pursue a workers' …

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What are the Penalties for DUI in Pennsylvania?

In 2004, Pennsylvania completely revamped its DUI laws, at the same time that it lowered the BAC (blood alcohol content) …

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