November 2015 Archive

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Thanksgiving-Eve, Black Friday, and Other Reasons Why Thanksgiving Creates Risky Driving Situations

Thanksgiving Day is consistently deemed the Deadliest Single Day of the Year for U.S. Drivers. The increased number of car accidents on and around Thanksgiving causes a very distinct spike in the overall U.S. mortality rate during this time.

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Know This Underage Drinking Law Before Thanksgiving

The last guest has left your house after Thanksgiving dinner. The food was delicious and everyone had a good time. As far as you’re concerned, the night was a success and you can take a few minutes to relax. Did you know that in Pennsylvania, you might want to wait to breathe that post-holiday sigh of relief? According to the state’s Social Host Law, you can be held responsible for some of your guests’ actions even after they leave your party.

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How to Treat Tree Debris

How to Deal With Fall's Fallen Leaves, Branches, and Other Tree Debris

Madeline Seel
Spotlight On: Madeline Seel

In 2012, two things happened that would play a part in shaping Madeline Seel’s future. The first occurred in March of that year. Adam, her brother’s best friend, died in a motorcycle accident when another driver ran a stop sign, hitting Adam and killing him instantly. Adam was like a second brother to Madeline, and she and her family were heartbroken. What she did next is inspiring.

Lily's Holiday Wish
Four Students Win $1000 for Their Schools

Lily was one of four local elementary students who were announced as winners of the Edgar Snyder & Associates "My Holiday Wish" Coloring Contest. In addition to bragging rights and prizes of their own, each student received a $1,000 donation to his or her school and will be featured on the law firm's holiday greeting card.

Real Clients, Real Stories
Real Clients, Real Stories

Losing a child. Being unable to work. Never seeing a friend's face again. Waking up in a hospital. Having no idea where to turn.

Best Law Firms in America
2016 Best Law Firms Rankings

The law firm of Edgar Snyder & Associates has received Tier 1 rankings in the categories of Pittsburgh Plaintiff's Personal Injury Litigation, Pittsburgh Plaintiff's Product Liability Litigation, and Pittsburgh Claimant's Workers' Compensation Law from U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms". The rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes client and peer reviews.