Our Blog: Where Law Meets Life

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!

Cheryl Paxton-Hughes, a resident of Mt. Lebanon, will lead the human resources efforts at Edgar Snyder & Associates. She comes to the firm from TeleTracking Technologies, Inc. in Pittsburgh where she served as talent manager.

As we're heading into the July 4 weekend, we wanted to wish you a happy holiday and remind you to keep safety in mind if your happy place is on a boat.

At Snyder's Riders we believe that being a safe rider also means being prepared, especially if the worst-case scenario happens: Someone is injured in crash.

Autonomous vehicles are becoming more common on American streets—but not all U.S. drivers are comfortable with sharing the road with self-driving cars.

If you plan to participate in National Bike to Work Day, here are some do's and don'ts for your two-wheeled commute.

According to MADD, ignition interlocks may be the key to reducing drunk driving accidents.

While there is no way to stop the aging process, there are steps that employers and older employees can do to help curb the number of work-related motor-vehicle crashes among workers 55 and older.

Congratulations to our attorneys who made the 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list.

Nursing home abuse is almost epidemic nationally—there are more reported cases of elder abuse each year in the U.S. than both child abuse and domestic violence. In 2015, 20,000 cases of elder abuse were reported in Pennsylvania alone.

While other motorists are required by law to "share the road," we all have a responsibility to make Pennsylvania's roadways a safe place for everyone. We encourage you to take Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month seriously and brush up on best practices and more.

While graduation party season is a time of excitement and celebration, it can be a time of anxiety and worry for parents.

In an effort to deter drivers from speeding through active work zones, Operation Orange Squeeze will have state troopers nabbing lead-footed motorists while they are perched in construction vehicles instead of their traditional cruisers.

How big of a safety issue is distracted driving? According to the three-month analysis conducted by ZenDrive blog, Americans use their cell phones nearly every time they're behind the wheel.

The goal of the legislation is to reduce the over-prescription of opioids in the Workers' Compensation program.

Fortunately, it's not all gloom and doom for Pennsylvania's senior citizens and nursing home residents.

Please don't underestimate the potential for a prom night car accident. If you're a parent of a teenager, consider these tips to keep your kids safe.

For certain young adults, long gone are the days of cautiously driving their parents’ aging cars at 16. Now, a recent survey reported that 88 percent of millennials are engaging in more risky behavior on the roads than ever before.

We're not here to tell you how to enjoy National Walking Day. Spend your half-an-hour doing whatever you enjoy most on walks: Go for a hike, go with your family, or take your dog. But we are here to tell you how NOT to spend National Walking Day.

Whether you're seeking an easy cruise through pristine country roads, or prefer zooming through city streets, we've compiled a list of websites to help you plan a perfect outing.