May 2016 Archive

ignition interlock
New Ignition Interlock Law Passed in PA

Right now, 38 states have laws that require ignition interlock systems for some DUI offenders. With Wolf's signature, Pennsylvania is now the 26th state in the country to require the so-called "blow-and-go" devices for first-time DUI offenders.

boat safety
How to Boat Safely This Memorial Day

If you're headed out for a weekend of boating with the family, make sure you check out these tips for the best ways to keep your children safe on the water:

dangerous jobs for teens
5 Most Dangerous Summer Jobs for Teens

Unfortunately, when it comes to teens and safety, not all jobs are created equal. Statistically, young workers are twice as likely to be injured on the job as their older counterparts.

motorcycle accidents
PA Motorcycle Deaths Down in '15

It's a news headline any motorcycle enthusiast would be glad to read: "Motorcycle deaths hit lowest point in more than a decade in PA."

Drugged Driving
PA State Police: Drugged Driving Up in 2015

Pennsylvania State Police last year conducted more than 3,000 presentations to help raise awareness of the perils and consequences of impaired driving. But despite those efforts, troopers arrested 18,801 people for driving under the influence in 2015—an increase of about 6.2 percent over the previous year.

teen texting
Distracted Driving

Distractions can come in many forms, and for parents of teen drivers, these distractions are both concerning and dangerous.

ATV riding
ATV Tips

Looking for a little off-road exploration? Now that it’s almost summertime, you might be ready to break out your all terrain-vehicle (ATV).

bicycle safety
National Bike to Work Day Tips

The Burgh now has many bike-friendly spaces thanks largely to the work of nonprofit Bike Pittsburgh. Over the years, the city has seen a more than 400 percent increase in the number of people choosing bicycles as a form of transportation, with scores of folks ditching cars and public transportation and pedaling to work.

That may be especially true this Friday, which happens to be National Bike to Work Day. This day was established in 1956, when it was established to showcase the benefits of bicycling.

Teaming Up With Athletes to Help Kids
Teaming Up With Athletes to Help Kids

We're proud to announce that our firm is now partnering with two local athletes and nonprofits to help a cause close to all of our hearts: Children.

The partnerships with Pittsburgh second baseman Josh "J-Hay" Harrison and defensive end Cam Heyward will help support children who need it most.

dog bite
National Dog Bite Prevention Week

It's not just a funny myth – dogs actually attack the mailman.

uber car
What If My Uber or Lyft Is In a Car Accident?

These days, you may see fewer yellow taxis on the road and more cars with a pink mustache on the hood or a black and white "U" sticker in the window. These are the identifying symbols of Lyft and Uber, the two largest "ridesharing" companies out there.

variety
Variety "My Bike" Presentation

Recently, our law firm was proud to host Variety the Children’s Charity and seven families who came to downtown Pittsburgh to receive some very special gifts. These gifts, adaptive bicycles for kids with disabilities, were given through Variety’s “My Bike” program.