October 2015 Archive

Keep It Cool With Your Ghouls
Keep It Cool With Your Ghouls

Nothing will spoil your spooky fun on Halloween faster than an accident or injury. While Halloween is often associated with things that go bump in the night, the real dangers on All Hallows' Eve may actually be right under your nose.

edgar snyder halloween costume
Stumped For Halloween? Snyderize Yourself

How To Dress as The Famous Pittsburgh Lawyer This Halloween | Check out our favorite Edgar Snyder Halloween costumes. Plus, a helpful visual guide which simplifies the “Snyderization Process” into five easy steps.

Is Your Haunted House Up to Code?
Is Your Haunted House Up to Code?

If you're a Halloween-head and love to create your own homemade haunted house, there are a few safety issues you should keep in mind. Remember, as a homeowner, you're responsible for any injuries that occur on your property. So follow these tips to keep your spooky spectacle safe and fun for all.

Why Deer Are More Deadly Than Sharks
Why Deer Are More Deadly Than Sharks

Did you know you're far more likely to have a fateful encounter with a potentially deadly deer than with any kind of shark? In the list of most deadly animals, deer outpace sharks by a rate of nearly 200 to 1.

Halloween Movie Dangers
The Real Dangers in Halloween Movies

We love Halloween. The cool breeze that rustles fallen leaves, kids trick-or-treating through the neighborhoods, and watching scary movies with friends and family. At our law firm, we always find it fun to watch spooky movies through a legal lens.

Motorcycle Riding in the Rain
Motorcycle Riding in the Rain

We've put together a few tips to keep you safe if you're riding in the rain. By following these helpful hints, you should be able to make it to your destination safe and sound – and await the dryer weather.

chloe
Helping Chloe Find Her Home

A few months ago, our law firm reached out to Animal Protectors of Allegheny Valley, a wonderful no-kill animal shelter in New Kensington, PA. We wanted to see how we could help one of their canine residents find a home, and that’s how we met Chloe.

snow angels
Snow Angels Needs Your Help

Each winter, over 100 volunteers in Allegheny County leave their homes, head out into their neighborhoods, and provide a crucial service to the elderly and people with disabilities. Those volunteers live all over Allegheny County – from the North Hills to Carnegie to Monroeville. They are doctors, lawyers, parents, and students. Some of them are as young as 12 and others are grandparents, but they all have one thing in common: they are Snow Angels.

pet seat belt laws
Do Pets Have to Wear Seat Belts Too?

Pennsylvania seat belt law says all drivers, all front seat passengers, and anyone under 18 must wear a seat belt in a motor vehicle—but what about pet passengers? Currently, only a handful of states have laws regulating how pets travel in vehicles.

5 Most Dangerous Home Appliances
5 Most Dangerous Appliances in Your Home

Your home is your castle. It's the place where you go to relax, unwind, and feel at ease. Unfortunately, there are certain items in your home that can pose a threat to you and your family members if you aren't careful. By keeping these few things in mind, you'll be able to breathe easy knowing your family is safe and sound.