Blog Posts in March, 2010

  • Stroudsburg, PA Criminal Lawyer

    || 29-Mar-2010

    Being arrested for any crime is scary and intimidating. One of the most important steps you can take immediately after your arrest is to involve an experienced criminal defense lawyer in your case to make sure that your legal rights are not violated and that someone with professional insight into the workings of the criminal justice system is fighting on your side. If you need a Stroudburg, PA ...
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  • Scranton White Collar Crime Lawyers

    || 29-Mar-2010

    White collar crimes are crimes such as bribery, fraud, embezzlement, mail fraud, credit card fraud, false identification, insurance fraud, wire fraud, money laundering, identity theft and internet fraud. These crimes are most often committed within a business environment; their investigation can involve law enforcement, the FBI and the IRS. Under most circumstances, investigators assigned to ...
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  • Wilkes-Barre, PA DUI Lawyer

    || 29-Mar-2010

    OK, PA. Did you read the paper over the weekend? Did you catch the story about the man out near Punxatawney whom police arrested for public drunkenness because witnesses observed him trying to "raise" a "long-dead" opossum on the side of the road? Apparently, the man tried both occult and scientific means during his rescue - one witness alleged that he was gesturing as if ...
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer Scranton, PA

    || 25-Mar-2010

    As a personal injury lawyer in Scranton, PA, one of my main professional objectives is to help clients who have been injured as a result of someone else's negligence to recover the money they need to rebuild their lives and to recover physically, emotionally and financially. Though putting money at the beginning and ending of that equation may seem crude to someone who has never been ...
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  • Injury Lawyer Scranton

    || 25-Mar-2010

    Today, looking through my nephew's library books, I read some words that captured my attention. They are from Maya Angelou, and they go like this: "History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, and if faced with courage, need not be lived again." In the context of the book, the words refer to the system of apartheid that existed in South Africa for the majority for most of ...
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  • Medical Injury Lawyer, Scranton

    || 25-Mar-2010

    As a medical injury lawyer in Scranton, I pay close attention to healthcare law. A little more than an hour ago, the Senate approved historic healthcare legislation that the House of Representatives will confirm in a final vote this evening. The journey to this moment has been long and complex - msnbc has an excellent explanatory timeline if you'd like to look back at how events unfolded. ...
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  • Montrose, PA Auto Accident

    || 18-Mar-2010

    If you live in or near the town of Montrose in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, then you might associate the town with the Montrose Blueberry Festival, Chocolate & Wine Festival, excellent arts and crafts venues, renowned bluestone quarries, or The Montrose Club, a historic country club that is home to one of our nation's oldest golf courses. Or maybe you just think of home. But if you ...
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  • Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Drug Lawyer

    || 18-Mar-2010

    Yesterday, a 21-year-old man from the Wilkes-Barre area allegedly mugged and injured an 83-year-old woman. The young man is charged with robbery, simple assault and recklessly endangering another person. The Citizens' Voice reports that the man was already on bail in connection with previous accusations that he had committed theft - stealing from his mother - to support his heroin habit; he ...
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  • Scranton Auto Injury Attorney - Happy St. Patrick's Day!

    || 17-Mar-2010

    This morning's Times-Tribune has a short piece about an auto accident on I-81 in which injuries were averted. Nobody likes to get into a Scranton car crash, but if you are going to have one then I'd say that this is the kind you want. All three men involved walked away from the accident unharmed. Seems like they had the luck of the Irish with them. Happy St. Patrick's Day, guys. ...
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  • Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer

    || 17-Mar-2010

    According to recent polls, msnbc reports that Americans are split almost down the middle on whether Congress should pass or reject the health care plan upon which they are preparing to vote. Considerable opinions have been voiced both supporting and opposing the bill, and its fate is likely close at hand. Health care is a huge issue for millions of Americans. No matter where you stand on the bill, ...
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  • Wayne County Sex Crimes

    || 10-Mar-2010

    The Times-Tribune reports that the Wayne County Court has sentenced an Oregon Township man to between 16 (minimum) and 35 (maximum) years in state prison for repeatedly sexually assaulting two girls, ages 4 and 6. Readers' reactions to the sentencing range from shock at its being too lenient, to suggestions about our instituting corporal punishment for sex offenders, to criticism of the ...
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  • South Abington Township Car Accident

    || 8-Mar-2010

    A lead story in today's Times-Tribune describes an accident on the Morgan Highway that seriously injured four people, including a baby. This South Abington Township car accident occurred when a driver swerved into oncoming traffic, sideswiping one vehicle and then colliding head-on with another. A fourth vehicle tried to avoid the crash, but could not avoid hitting the vehicle that had already ...
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  • Pike County Drug Charges

    || 4-Mar-2010

    Police patrolling Nay Aug Park on Tuesday arrested a Milford man who was wanted by the district attorney on Pike County drug charges, according to the Times-Tribune. Now, this story may or may not interest you as much as the paper's extensive coverage of the Lackawanna County woman who saw the image of Jesus in a jug of pizza sauce last Friday. You can click here for that article and a link to ...
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  • Scranton Car Crash

    || 4-Mar-2010

    Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary says that an "accident" is an "unforeseen or unplanned event or circumstance," but may also be "an unfortunate event resulting especially from carelessness or ignorance." In my experience, most "accidents" have all these qualities - yes, they are unforeseen and unplanned - but that does not mean that they were ...
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