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City Officials in Beaver Falls Consider Banning Dogs

Concern for human health and safety may soon trump the right to own a dog in at least one Pennsylvania community.  City officials in Beaver Falls are considering a ban on dogs in one downtown business district.  They cite the problems that arise when owners tie dogs, particularly notorious breeds like Pit bulls and Rottweilers, to parking …

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Helmet Usage Has Increased Twenty Percent

Increased efforts to protect motorcyclists are leading to safer roadways.  Statistics from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration indicate that helmet usage has increased nearly twenty percent from 2004 to 2009.  Even as motorcyclists themselves appear to be taking action to prevent injuries on the road, other motorists must also be alert and attentive to the bikers …

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Bicycle Accidents More Common Than You Think

Well-known author and consultant Stephen Covey recently died from complications of a biking accident. Stephen Covey, author of “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People,” apparently lost control of his bike during a ride through Utah. While bikers are typically concerned about the dangers posed when they share the road with motorists, Covey’s injuries resulted …

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Local Truck Accident Difficult to Prosecute

A trucking accident can be traumatizing, but navigating through the aftermath as a victim can be even more emotionally frustrating. In a recent accident in Norristown, Pennsylvania, a vehicle operated by a New Jersey trucking company went careening across an intersection after the brakes failed. As of yet, authorities have been unable to properly identify …

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$1.8M settlement in case involving Philadelphia police officer fatally shooting bystander

On February 12, lawyers representing Abebe Isaac reached a settlement agreement with the city of Philadelphia following his fatal shooting by a Philadelphia police officer. The shooting occurred while the police officer was in hot pursuit of a man who was considered armed and dangerous. After the man entered a home in East Germantown and …

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