Recent Posts in Drunk Driving Accident Category

  • Can I get a DUI for Smoking Pot?

    || 12-Dec-2013

    YES! Under Pennsylvania law, if you are driving a vehicle and if you get pulled over, then a police officer may request that you submit to a blood or urine test if he reasonably suspects you are impaired or if he has reasonable suspicion that you may be under the influence of drugs or alcohol. If the blood or urine test comes back positive for marijuana (any amount above 1ng/mL), then you are ...
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  • DUI, Drilling, and Industry

    || 7-Nov-2011

    When the floodgates of industry opened to tap the natural gas resources of the Pennsylvania landscape, many towns saw a massive influx of machinery, out-of-town workers, and trucks dramatically change what were once peaceful rural towns. With the large economic boom that ensued, so too did a rapid increase in raucous behavior and even a spike in criminal complaints. The United States has a long ...
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  • Serious Injury Attorney for NEPA

    || 25-Jan-2011

    Over the past few weeks, I, like most Americans, have been following with interest the story of the Tucson shooting. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot during a townhall meeting outside a Safeway grocery store on January 8, has enthralled the nation with her fighter's spirit and compelling will to make a recovery, but for each positive milestone she reaches in her recuperation, we ...
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  • Winter Driving in NEPA

    || 12-Jan-2011

    Winter driving season is well underway in Lackawanna and Luzerne counties. Snow blanketed NEPA Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, causing travel to quickly become hazardous for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre drivers for the second time in less than a week. We're all busy, and roadways are full of motorists trying to get where they need to go, even with slick conditions. But when the negligence of ...
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  • If you have been injured in Scranton, but don't know whether you have a solid case against the party that caused your injuries, then you should speak with a Scranton personal injury lawyer. An experienced Scranton personal injury attorney will tell you that establishing legal responsibility, or liability, is among the first tasks you and your attorney will need to tackle. There are really ...
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  • Injured in Drunk Driving Accident?

    || 15-Jun-2010

    Recent Times Leader reports about a local drunk driving accident involving a young woman from Towanda, who was driving with a BAC twice the legal limit, and a U.S. Congressional candidate from Lycoming County bring home the fact that drunk drivers can change any of our lives at any moment. They may not always make the papers, but Wilkes-Barre drunk driving accidents injure and/or kill far too ...
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  • Scranton Drunk Driving Accidents

    || 13-Jun-2010

    The Times-Tribune reports this morning on a problem law enforcement officers are facing here in NEPA and nationwide - DUI offenders who are arrested, processed and released, only to immediately commit the same crime. There have been three of these kinds of cases in our area just this year. Repeat DUIs present a major threat to public safety, as do all drunk drivers, who cause injury and death to ...
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  • Scranton Car Accident Attorney

    || 13-Jun-2010

    Scranton motor vehicle accidents are so commonplace in NEPA that we almost don't notice them unless they touch us personally, but car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents, boating accidents and drunk driving accidents have the potential to profoundly impact each of our lives. If you have been injured in a Scranton auto accident or any kind ...
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  • Moosic Auto Accident on Interstate 81

    || 24-May-2010

    According to the Times-Tribune, a recent, late-night car crash on Interstate 81 in Moosic sent three people to the hospital after a young driver fell asleep at the wheel, struck a tractor trailer, and flipped off the road and down a 75-foot embankment. Accidents like these happen all too often in Scranton and the surrounding area, with serious or even deadly outcomes for those involved. If you or ...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Stroudsburg Serious Injuries Lawyer

    || 16-Feb-2010

    As a Stroudsburg serious injuries lawyer, I read with interest today's article in the Pocono Record detailing a stimulus-funded plan to improve Monroe County's Route 33. The plan includes new guide rails, highway resurfacing and bridge rehabilitation, all of which could help prevent serious injuries along that stretch. Serious injuries can be caused by Stroudsburg car accidents or by many ...
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  • Wilkes-Barre Car Crash Lawyer

    || 20-Jan-2010

    If you've been injured in a Wilkes-Barre car crash, then you should consider talking with a Wilkes-Barre car crash lawyer from Rogan Law to ensure that you get all the money and benefits to which you are entitled from the insurance company. You might be looking at a mountain of medical bills and uncertainty about when you'll be able to return to work. What can you do to make sure you are ...
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  • Fatal Car Crashes Cause for Concern in Poconos

    || 9-Jan-2010

    Do you know the leading cause of death for Americans aged 34 and under? How about the leading cause of long-term disability for Americans of all ages? Turns out if you know the answer to one question, then you know the answer to both. Driving accidents. The Pocono Record recently reported that driving accidents account for more than 40,000 deaths each year - that's around 120 people per day. ...
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  • Scranton Drunk Driving Accident Attorney

    || 21-Dec-2009

    The holidays are here, and while we all welcome the festivity and celebration the season offers, we could do without the irresponsible behavior of those people who, despite massive efforts to raise the public's awareness about its dangers, continue to drive drunk. According to national statistics, approximately one-third of all auto accidents involve drunk drivers. So many drunk drivers take ...
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