Each year, many Pennsylvanians lose their lives as a result of car accidents. However, that is a minority of cases. Most people sustain injuries and vehicle damage, such as two people hurt in a car crash in Bucks County on April 30th.
You just purchased a large-screen television and cannot wait to set it up. A low chest of drawers in your living room is the perfect spot for your new appliance. However, did you think what might happen if you have a small child in the house? As you know, children are curious and are always exploring their surroundings. Like many Pennsylvania parents, you might have taken steps to childproof your home without realizing the dangers that heavy furniture and appliances present.
There are several things you need to make sure you do after a car accident. You must make sure not to leave the scene. After that, you need to exchange insurance information, take photographs of the scene and see a doctor.
If you know where your will is--great! Surprisingly, it is not unheard of for wills to get lost or forgotten about, especially as time passes. For example, say that you decided to keep your will in your home office's desk. A few years later, you are reorganizing the contents of your desk, and the will gets placed accidentally with papers that you intend to throw out. Or, suppose you chose to keep your will in the attic. Maybe one day, your daughter came over to get clothes that she kept in the attic and, by mistake, took your will. It also happens that people move and leave wills behind in their old homes.
There is a process available that can make it immensely easier to obtain employment in the future even with a criminal record. This is expungement, and it is the process of sealing criminal records so that misdemeanors do not show up on a background check. While it can be tough to get a record expunged, many Americans do not even attempt the process simply because they do not know about it.
In Pennsylvania, you can choose limited tort car insurance or full tort. Limited tort is cheaper, so it can seem appealing up front. However, it is worth your while to find out about the advantages of full tort.
Car accidents are bad enough, but getting hit with a vehicle when you are just a pedestrian becomes even more dangerous. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 129,000 pedestrians suffered non-fatal injuries after getting hit by a car. That data is for 2015 alone.
You probably are very nervous and unsure following your first DUI arrest. You may wonder how it will affect your life and if it is possible to avoid the consequences. It may seem unfair for you to have to face such serious penalties for one stupid mistake you will never make again.
It might be obvious that you could get a license suspension for a DUI offense, but did you know there are multiple non-driving offenses that result in license suspension in Pennsylvania? While fines, jail time and probation are bad enough, not having a driver's license makes it difficult to get to work and simply enjoy your life.
Sometimes previously court-ordered child support obligations turn out to be unfeasible. If you are having trouble making child support payments due to losing your job, experiencing a change in income or sustaining a serious injury, you might be desperate to change your child support arrangement.