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Terrifying Incident Resulting from Negligent Security In January of 2019, the nation was stunned when one woman was sexually assaulted at a Midtown nightclub while live streaming to social media. As the woman screamed out for help, several concerned online users dialed 911. Her perpetrator ultimately evaded authorities that night. Now, she’s suing the nightclub… Read More

Former Lyft Driver Charged With Following Woman Into Her Hotel and Raping Her

When you use ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft, you expect some level of safety, right? The same goes for when you use hotel services. Sadly, more news stations continue to report on horrific crimes committed by individuals posing as legitimate entrepreneurs. Now, the Ross Township Police have apprehended a former Lyft driver who is… Read More

Pennsylvania Social Host Liability Laws

Fatal Alcohol-Related Accidents Statistics According to data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), alcohol-related accidents take the lives of about 29 people every day in the United States. Their estimates suggest that a fatal alcohol-related collision occurs about every 50 minutes. These disturbing statistics are enough to give anyone pause. If you’re hosting an… Read More

Negligent Security in Hotels

Civil Liability for Hotel Patrons When people stay in hotels, they do not expect to be the subject of a crime or act of negligence. However, when hotels have not implemented the proper security measures, hotel patrons may be the victim of a crime or an accident. If a hotel does not have proper security… Read More

Mark A. Smith Awarded Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Honor

Attorney Mark A. Smith Selected as 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Attorney Mark A. Smith has recently been selected as a 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer. The Super Lawyer award is given annually to the top lawyers in Pennsylvania, over 70 different practice areas. A patented multiphase selection is used including research, peer nomination and peer evaluation to… Read More

Dram Shop Liability in Pennsylvania

Dram Shop Law When a person drives drunk and, thereafter, gets into a car accident with another person, the other person will almost certainly have a valid car accident insurance claim or a personal injury claim against the drunk driver. However, depending on the extent of the injuries that result from the accident, the drunk… Read More

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