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!

Mar 24, 2017

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.

Mar 21, 2017

The ATV accident attorneys wanted to point out one statistic in particular regarding side-by-side vehicles: They cause twice as many injuries as their traditional ATV counterparts. Because of that, we wanted to be twice as sure you understood the risks associated with that type of off-road vehicle.

Mar 16, 2017

Answering phone calls and dashing off texts might be commonplace for you, but soon, all technological distractions in the car could be cut off thanks to Automatic Driver Mode.

Mar 13, 2017

What we know about the brain—both how it functions, as well as how it recovers following a trauma—has evolved over the years, and now two new studies have provided even more insight into the long-term effects of a TBI.

Mar 07, 2017

They say that everybody's Irish on St. Patrick's Day—but even the luck of the Irish can't prevent drunk drivers from hurting themselves and others in alcohol-related crashes on what's become a holiday synonymous with drinking.

Mar 03, 2017

A new injury questionnaire being used by State Farm deserves a specific mention. The document, sent to people who've been injured in a car accident, asks open-ended questions about both the accident and associated injuries.

Feb 28, 2017

A few years ago, self-driving cars were essentially science fiction. But they’re a real thing now—they’re already on the roads in Pennsylvania and beyond.

Feb 24, 2017

Here at Snyder's Riders, we are always looking for ways to improve our riding skills—and we think some of the numbers compiled by the PennDOT will help all our fellow motorcyclists do the same.

Feb 22, 2017

The decision you make at a yellow light—whether to slam on your brakes and screech to a halt, or hit the gas and proceed through the intersection—could very well be the difference between a safe ride to work and a trip to the local emergency room.

Feb 17, 2017

While light-duty jobs are part of the Workers' Comp process, there are a few things you should consider before deciding whether or not to accept such an assignment.

Feb 13, 2017

In Pennsylvania, young drivers caused nearly a fifth of all motor vehicle crashes in 2015, the most recent year for which statistics are available.

Feb 10, 2017

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said his office is working in four capacities to help combat elder abuse in the Keystone State

Feb 07, 2017

We get it – insurance is boring. But having enough coverage could protect you and help you get back on your feet if you're ever in a motorcycle accident.

Feb 02, 2017

While hilarity ensued when Murray's fictional Phil relived the same day over and over, trust us when we tell you that repeating these five cold-weather driving habits can lead you to be a crash culprit.

Jan 30, 2017

With age may come wisdom, but for some, it may also come with medical conditions—and some of them could require prescription medication. Unfortunately for many older, mobile Americans, meds and travel don't mix.

Jan 26, 2017

If you've been skimping on sleep, listen up: Getting less than four hours of shut-eye each day gives you about the same level of impairment as being legally drunk.

Jan 23, 2017

The FDA announced recently that it will host a two-day public workshop in April to gather information and discuss safety concerns related to e-cigarette batteries.

Jan 17, 2017

We'd like to invite you to join Snyder's Drivers, a community of people committed to help keep our roads safer for everyone.

Jan 17, 2017

It's important to note that while fatal crashes decreased across the board in 2015, in many categories, crash injuries are on the rise.