November 2014 Archive

7 Essential Winter Driving Hacks
7 Driving Hacks for Winter

As the weather worsens and the holiday deep-freeze takes hold, driving can become an especially dangerous activity. Whether it's snowfall, freezing rain, or icy roads, keep these tips in mind when you're out braving the elements.

Holiday Coloring Contest
2014 Coloring Contest Winners Announced

Four local elementary school students were announced as winners of the Edgar Snyder & Associates My Holiday Wish Coloring Contest. They each won $1,000 for their school and a gift card for themselves, plus their artwork is featured on the law firm’s Holiday card, and they will appear on an Edgar Snyder & Associates billboard in their community.

Pittsburgh Pet Expo
Proud to Support the Allegheny Mountain Rescue Group

Our law firm was happy to sponsor the Allegheny Mountain Rescue Group (AMRG) during Pittsburgh's recent Pet Expo. This courageous organization is an all-volunteer, non-profit search and rescue group. They use the keen senses of dogs to help locate people lost or injured in the wilderness or suburban settings.

Officers Down 5K
Raising Money in Memory of Fallen Officers

On November 16, local officers and civilians alike took part in a 5K race that celebrated police officers that put their lives on the line to protect our families and honor those who have fallen in the line of duty.

Top 5 Most Dangerous Jobs in America
America's 5 Most Dangerous Jobs

It's no surprise that some jobs are simply more dangerous than others. Heavy machinery and inclement weather, among many other hazards, plague the workplaces of many dangerous jobs.

Weird Traffic Laws
10 Odd Traffic Laws

Maybe you've heard some before – odd laws that were made long ago but never got wiped from the record books. We'll bet they served a purpose at one point, but the following laws are just plain odd in comparison to today's standards.

law firm partners
Three Attorneys Named as New Partners

Attorneys Jerry Hutton, Ken Nolan, and Christine Zaremski-Young have been named partners at the Pittsburgh-based law firm of Edgar Snyder & Associates. The new partners bring years of experience and diverse backgrounds to the firm’s leadership.

Frustrating Facts About Work Comp
4 Frustrating Workers' Compensation Facts

How long before you get your first workers' compensation check? Does it feel like your employer is against you? If you're curious about these questions and more, check out these frustrating facts about workers' compensation

2014 Coloring Contest Judges
2014 "My Holiday Wish" Coloring Contest Comes to a Close

Over 700 elementary school students submitted their illustrations for Edgar Snyder & Associates' 2014 "My Holiday Wish" coloring contest, and they were fantastic! We've been holding our coloring contest for 10 years, and this is always the hardest part – picking our winners.

Tree Stand Safety Tips
Safety Tips for Your Tree Stand

Many hunters enjoy sighting game from a perched position in the trees. Tree stands can offer great views and clear sightlines, but they also pose some seriously dangerous risks.

Does Hunting Season Increase Deer-Related Accidents?
Does Hunting Season Increase Deer-Related Car Accidents?

As Pennsylvanians, we know that deer are seemingly everywhere from late-September through the winter months. It can't just be coincidence that their presence on our roads increases as hunting season begins. Can it?