April 2013 Archive

Apr 30, 2013

On last week’s "No Fee TV" episode, we discussed spring and summer injury prevention. People are spending more time outside, and you might have already heard the familiar rumble of a motorcycle.

Apr 29, 2013

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is busy raising awareness about the dangers of underage drinking as prom and graduation season quickly approaches. Many people blame drunk driving crashes as the cause for the most teen deaths, but the group highlights other dangers of underage drinking.

Apr 29, 2013

It seemed like we'd never see warmer weather, but finally it has arrived. Perhaps you've even heard the familiar rumble of a motorcycle or seen motorcyclists out on the open road. May 1 marks the beginning of National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and I'm especially excited to share our law firm's Motorcycle Safety Resource Center.

Apr 26, 2013

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released new data on foodborne illnesses, indicating a need for better regulation of produce and processed food. While meat-related food poisoning cases have decreased, several other types of foodborne illness are on the rise.

Apr 22, 2013

Last week, my law firm brought the Edgar Snyder Save A Life Tour to five high schools in the Pittsburgh area. With prom and graduation season approaching, we felt it was a critical time to educate students on the horrific consequences of choosing to drink and drive.

Apr 22, 2013

Warmer weather has finally arrived! It’s great to see people spending more time outside, but unfortunately, that also means there are more activities and hazards that can cause injuries. From riding ATVs to playing on a see-saw and from swimming pool safety to boating guidelines, you won’t want to miss our law firm’s next episode of "No Fee TV" on spring and summer injury prevention.

Apr 17, 2013

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is pleased to report that more parents are using age- and size-appropriate car seats and booster seats, thereby keeping their children safer while riding in cars.

Apr 16, 2013

A survey from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that 660,000 people are using cell phones or other electronic devices while driving at any given moment in the daytime, despite the fact that a high percentage of drivers support bans on hand-held cell phone use and texting while driving.

Apr 15, 2013

At my law firm, we’ve seen more than our fair share of drunk driving tragedies. We see devastated families and lives torn apart. That’s why we’re so committed to spreading awareness about the dangers of drunk driving.

Apr 12, 2013

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is gearing up for its annual National Work Zone Awareness Week, which will take place from Monday to Friday, April 15-19.

Apr 11, 2013

Our law firm is proud to present the Edgar Snyder Save A Life Tour, which offers students a realistic, first-hand view of the dangers of drunk driving.

Apr 10, 2013

As drivers, we buy car insurance expecting that it will protect us if we're involved in an accident. Unfortunately, this isn't always the case. There are a variety of scenarios in which you could be left paying for your medical and repair bills, even if the accident wasn't your fault.

Apr 08, 2013

Do you get nervous when you drive through construction zones? You have good reason to – in addition to avoiding the workers and their equipment, you also have to be aware of the dangerous road conditions work zones can create.

Apr 03, 2013

According to experts, there is good news when it comes to 2012 Pennsylvania highway deaths, but that news comes with a warning. Last year, the state recorded its third-lowest number of fatalities. However, officials say that lawmakers need to make big strides if they want that trend to continue.

Apr 01, 2013

Prom and graduation season is right around the corner. Dresses, tuxedos, parties, dancing and time spent with family and friends combine to make for a special few weeks, but it can quickly turn dangerous when alcohol is added to the mix.

Apr 01, 2013

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that Rich Products Corporation has recalled 196,222 pounds of their Farm Rich frozen mini meal and snack items because of possible E. coli O121 contamination.