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Winter Driving Tips

With the winter weather on the horizon, and already rearing its head in some places, we wanted to take a few minutes to remind you of some tips and steps you can take to help yourself, your loved ones, and the drivers around you safe this season. Before you prepare for travel during hazardous conditions, Read More

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Pedestrian Accidents, Car Accidents, and Motorcycle Accidents Increase with School Traffic

In many areas, Labor Day weekend marks the end of summer vacation and a return to school for children. Buses are on the road, recent permit and license holders are behind the wheel, and traffic congestion is at an all-time high. There is also a huge influx of students, teachers, and parents walking to and Read More

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Car Seat and Child Safety

It’s vitally important that your child is safely secured in the proper restraint system in your vehicle. And these regulations can change. One such change has recently gone into effect in Pennsylvania. This new legislation requires young children to ride in rear-facing car seats until age two (2). Previously, the age was one (1). According Read More

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Stay Safe this Fourth of July

Monday is July 4th. Many of us will be celebrating the anniversary of our independence as a country with good old-fashioned cookouts, barbeques, picnics, and of course fireworks and sparklers. In Pennsylvania, you are required to have a permit for most fireworks. However, some smaller novelty items, like sparklers, do not require permits. While you’re Read More

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Bicycle Accidents

With summer here, you and your friends and family are likely to be getting out and about more and more to enjoy the weather. While being outdoors and getting active are great ways to stay in shape and spend some leisure time, there are hazards to consider, particularly if cycling is something you enjoy. It Read More

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Share the Road: Avoid Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle Safety on the road means drivers and motorcyclists must “share the road” with each other. And while reports show that motorcycle deaths are down in the United States, motorcycle accidents and death from motorcycle accidents are up in Pennsylvania according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Alcohol and speeding remain leading causes of both Read More

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Judge Rules Franklin Institute in Violation of ADA

In a recent ruling of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, U.S. District Judge Gerald McHugh ruled that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires personal care attendants, or PCAs, to be given free admission to public accommodations when accompanying their disabled clients. This ruling comes in a case brought against the Franklin Institute by a Read More

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Is Sexual Orientation Discrimination the same as Sex Discrimination?

With the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)’s recent filing, we may be a step closer to knowing whether Title VII might be interpreted to provide the same protection to sexual orientation as it does to sex discrimination. The EEOC’s two recent cases originate in Pennsylvania and Maryland, stating that a gay male employee and a Read More

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Is your Website ADA Compliant?

The Americans with Disabilities Act states that places of public accommodation, like stores, museums, restaurants, and movie theaters, must ensure equal access to the goods and services to people with disabilities as to people without disabilities. New case law is developing regarding whether a business’s website falls under the purview of the ADA. The US Read More

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Can my Child’s School Suspend him for Posting on Facebook?

Back on October 23, 2013, a Central York High School student posted a remark on Facebook after a bomb threat had forced the school to evacuate. His post, “Plot twist, bomb isn’t found and goes off tomorrow,” was seen as enough of a threat by the school’s administrators that the district’s superintendent questioned the student Read More

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