Our Blog: Where Law Meets Life

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Where does the law meet you in everyday life? Probably in more places than you expect. From hosting your child's graduation party to renewing your auto insurance, our daily lives are filled with legal and safety implications, many we never even consider.

Our blog is here to bring those situations to life, tackling the most common questions and misconceptions we hear related to accidents, injuries, and safety. We also feature our work with local nonprofit partners and share legal news and updates from our law firm. Want to find out where the law meets your life? Read on!

most dangerous thing
The Most Dangerous Thing We Do All Day

You may be surprised to learn that regardless of career or workplace, every weekday most employed adults all take part in the same extremely risky activity—driving home from work.

Rudberg Law Offices Merge with Edgar Snyder & Associates
Rudberg Law Offices Merge with Edgar Snyder & Associates

Rudberg Law Offices are pleased to announce the merger with Edgar Snyder & Associates, combining their individual experience and resources to provide the best possible legal representation to those who are injured by no fault of their own.

Rudberg Law Offices Merge with Edgar Snyder & Associates
Homer S. Brown - The First African-American Judge of Pittsburgh, Pa
This February, we commemorate Black History Month and honor the accomplishments of African-Americans throughout history. One man who made a significant impact in the civil rights movement right here in our region is Homer S. Brown. Brown was the father of the Pennsylvania state Fair Employment Practices Act, a champion for racial equality, and Pittsburgh's first African-American judge. We salute Homer S. Brown during Black History Month as an example of strength and determination in fighting for civil rights.
Edgar on The Proprietors of Pittsburgh Podcast
Attorney Edgar Snyder Featured on "Proprietors of Pittsburgh Podcast"

In this interview, Edgar Snyder reflects on his more than forty years of practicing law in Pittsburgh. He discusses the early days of advertising personal injury law on television and how that helped grow his business into what it is today.

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Bridge Collapse

The Fern Hollow Bridge collapsed near Frick Park in Pittsburgh on January 28, 2022. If you’ve been injured in a bridge collapse, call Edgar Snyder and Associates today.

Snyder’s Riders - 2021 Review and 2022 Prep | Edgar Snyder & Associates
Snyder's Riders - Ride Alongside The Snyder's Riders Story

It began in 2014 when Mike Rosenzweig and the firm at Edgar Snyder & Associates spearheaded a movement to produce several PSA’s, Public Service Announcements, that would benefit the motorcycle community. They partnered with Hal Deily, a veteran motorcycle safety instructor and president of a local safety council, to put together a series of TV spots to assist riders in staying safe. Topics included the benefits of taking a rider training program, passenger safety tips, the importance of separating drinking and riding as well as a video highlighting riding gear.

Snyder’s Riders - 2021 Review and 2022 Prep | Edgar Snyder & Associates
Snyder's Riders - Motorcycle Winter Storage Tips

As winter arrives and we have to put our bikes to the side, here are a few tips to ensure you're ready to roll, once spring arrives!

Snyder’s Riders - 2021 Review and 2022 Prep | Edgar Snyder & Associates
Snyder’s Riders - 2021 Review and 2022 Prep

It’s hard to believe that another riding season is slowly coming to an end. With that end comes a new beginning and a chance to reflect while looking forward to what 2022 may bring. It's never too early to start improving your motorcycling experience, and with a few months off, it's a perfect time to sit back, take stock, and plan for an even more enjoyable ride next year!

Sofia Ochoa - 2021 Rob Vega Scholarship Recipient
Sofia Ochoa - 2021 Rob Vega Scholarship Recipient
This year’s Rob Vega Memorial Scholarship winner is Sofia Ivanka, a University of Pittsburgh School of Law student. Ms. Ivanka won in a unanimous decision by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s scholarship committee, and once you hear her story, we’re sure you’ll understand why. The Rob Vega Memorial Scholarship was sponsored by Edgar Snyder & Associates.
Electronic Scooter Safety
Electronic Scooter Safety | Edgar Snyder
Your Right to Medical Leave
Your Right to Medical Leave | Edgar Snyder
Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
The Four A's of Safe & Successful Motorcycling

We conclude our series featuring the Four A’s as we enter the final week of May / Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
The Four A's of Safe & Successful Motorcycling

We continue our series featuring the Four A’s as we enter the second week of May / Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
The Four A's of Safe & Successful Motorcycling

Spring has sprung, and with it, the official start of the motorcycle season is underway. May is known nationally as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and is dedicated to improving the safety of all riders through social media posts, PSAs, local news spots, and numerous motorcycle events.

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
The Four A's of Safe & Successful Motorcycling

We continue our series featuring the Four A’s as we enter the second week of May / Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Unfortunately, an afternoon motorcycle ride can all too often turn tragic. When you share the road with SUVs (and other large vehicles), an otherwise minor accident can easily be very serious for a motorcyclist.

Meet Us Monday - Tiara Dinkins

In this week's Meet Us Monday, we cover everything from abstract art to Jurassic Park, as Tiara Dinkins gives us a glimpse into her life.

Meet Us Monday - Jen Matassa

"My teenage self wouldn't be surprised to see where I am today. I fell into an after school job in high school with two wonderful women lawyers."

Meet Us Monday – Jennifer L. Webster
Meet Us Monday – Jennifer L. Webster

Ready to get the week started? We are! Check out our latest addition to Meet Us Mondays. This week we had a chat with Jennifer L. Webster, an experienced trial attorney here at ESA.

Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
Attorneys Named to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Lists

PITTSBURGH– Edgar Snyder & Associates is pleased to announce the firm's attorneys who have been selected to the 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars® lists.