BAC less than 0.08 percent? It may still be a DUI

Police in Pennsylvania have recently called upon lawmakers to update the state's DUI laws. The concern is that with medical marijuana becoming more prevalent, it could lead to more dangerous driving from people who believe they are all right because they have not...

Are parents liable for a child’s DUI?

It would be nice if everyone waited until they were 21 before drinking alcohol. However, many teens experiment while in high school and college and end up drinking well before they should. According to recent data, approximately 30 percent of teens between the...

Assault vs. aggravated assault vs. battery

While many people use the terms "battery" and "assault" interchangeably, there is a significant difference. This is why it is so important to learn the legal definitions of both in the state of Pennsylvania. In some cases, an attorney will attempt to reduce the...

What jobs can people lose from getting a DUI?

Drinking and driving is a serious public health issue. For each day in 2014, an average of 29 vehicle crashes took place where one of the drivers had drunk alcohol prior. This information comes from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Although a...

What is aggravated assault?

Assault is a serious offense that carries a lot of jail time for the perpetrator. According to data collected by The National Center for Victims of Crime, nearly 1,000,000 cases of aggravated assault took place in 2012 alone. Out of all those cases, nearly 95...

5 ways a DUI can impact a person’s career

Driving while intoxicated is a serious public safety issue. According to the Pennsylvania DUI Association, an average of 29 traffic crashes related to alcohol would occur every day in 2015.People do more than put other’s lives in danger when getting behind the...