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Examining Several of the Most Expensive Divorces

Many individuals considering divorce recoil at the cost of splitting up. The division of marital assets can be destructive to savings, real estate, businesses and other possessions. While division tries to be fair and equitable, many feel they are left with less than half of what they had. If it is any consolation, consider the… Read More


Winter Car Accidents

If you are involved in a car accident, your insurance will pay for the damage. But if you are the victim of another driver’s negligence, you may have to file a claim with their insurance to pay for your medical treatments, time away from work, and more. Many very serious car accidents occur when the… Read More


Not Putting Seatbelts on Children Could Constitute Child Abuse in Florida

Every parent’s goal is to keep their child secure and safe from harm. One of the riskiest daily activities for many people is simply getting in a car, with dangers ranging from drunk or distracted drivers to speeding and reckless driving. The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) asserts that car seatbelt… Read More


What to Know About Needlestick and Sharps Injuries

It goes without saying that needles and other sharp objects can be dangerous. Needlestick and sharps injuries happen when needles or other sharp objects pierce someone’s skin. This can occur when people use, disassemble, or discard needles. These injuries can also occur due to other sharp objects, such as scissors and razor blades. According to… Read More


What Is Distracted Driving?

People hear the phrase distracted driving and immediately think of texting. The reason for this is that texting while driving has been identified as an extremely dangerous practice. Many states have banned it, including Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania’s Texting-While-Driving Ban forbids drivers from using an Interactive Wireless Communication Device, such as a cellphone, to read, write, or… Read More


OSHA’s Focus Four Initiative Sees Positive Changes

One of the most dangerous industries in the United States is construction. Construction-related inspections account for 60 percent of all Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspections. In 2009, nearly one in five work-related fatalities occurred within the construction industry, while private industry construction fatalities accounted for almost three times that of all workers nationally…. Read More


How to Choose the Right Divorce Lawyer for You

Even under the best of circumstances, going through a divorce is a difficult, emotional, and painful process. In order to get through it with as few emotional scars as possible, it is crucial that you select an experienced and qualified Delaware County divorce lawyer. While you may think that a cut-throat attorney who will tell… Read More


Passengers Are Getting Injured in Uber & Lyft Accidents

People look to rideshare outfits like Lyft and Uber for convenience, quick pick-up, and low-cost. But what they are getting, in many cases, is injuries. Statistics show that the year 2010 saw the fewest highway fatalities in 60 years. Then the number of deaths started to rise again, two to three percent annually in the… Read More


How do Military Divorces Differ from Civilian Divorces?

While military divorces are worked through in civilian court, they require lawyers who understand unique military matters. Specifically, they must be experienced with military rules relating to child and spousal support, the division of military pensions and benefits, service of process, and requirements regarding residency and filing. The Delaware County divorce lawyers at the Law… Read More


Vocational Rehabilitation

Some workers will need more than physical rehabilitation to continue on with their lives after an on-the-job injury. They may never recover sufficiently to perform the jobs they did before; but that does not mean they cannot ever work again. For them, vocational rehabilitation can teach them new skills and allow them to re-enter the… Read More


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