If you heard the term “aggravated drug possession” during your arrest or hearing, you might not understand how that is any different from a drug possession charge. One may sound more like a legal term, but they do mean different things.
You may be pretty familiar with reporting and handling a car accident that you are involved in when you are one of the drivers, but do you know what happens when someone else is driving your car and gets into an accident? Whose car insurance covers the accident? Who is held responsible for any injuries?
The Litigation Counsel of America (LCA) is an invitation-only fellowship for lawyers at the top of their field. The honor society holds a limited number of seats, so there are only 3,500 lawyers who have this distinction. The LCA’s written mission details the importance of elevating American lawyers’ standards to meet and practice intentional diversity […]
There’s a reason people say that life is “death and taxes.” When you’re in the middle of tax season and juggling all your financial life’s moving parts, it’s easy to feel like the process will never end. No sooner have you filed last year’s tax returns before the next tax season starts ramping up.
Twenty years ago, you couldn’t whisper “marijuana” in a hushed tone without being accused of being a delinquent. As the cultural zeitgeist evolves to include demystifying and destigmatizing is the beloved plant’s use, the legislature has had to evolve. While marijuana was previously illegal in all its forms, the United States has taken giant leaps […]
Possessing a firearm can be legal or illegal depending on your license status, prior record, and how and where you possess it. If you are facing weapon charges in Pennsylvania, you need an experienced attorney in your corner. It’s important to familiarize yourself with the Keystone State’s laws surrounding firearm offenses.
Imagine you are pulling up to a four-way intersection with west-to-east stop signs. The north-to-south roads do not have stop signs, so you make sure to stop and look both ways before proceeding. Suddenly, you hear the loud screech of squealing tires. In a split second, you look into your rearview mirror and see a […]
Sometimes, accidents occur when you are on another party’s property. This could happen while you’re out to dinner at a restaurant, shopping at a retail establishment, or even visiting a friend’s house. Of course, some accidents are minor and don’t result in significant injury. Others, however, can result in more severe injuries, disrupting your life […]
If you’ve been charged with DUI in Pennsylvania, you likely have a lot on your mind. Punishments for this offense can often be severe, as license suspensions, hefty fines, and possible jail time are all on the table, even for first-time offenders. While it is a serious crime, charges can be filed unjustly or due […]
Simply put — personal injury law is a type of tort lawsuit where the person filing the claim has suffered physical or emotional harm. Personal injury is a result of another person’s negligence and typically involves legal involvement. Filing a lawsuit for a personal injury allows those affected to be compensated financially.