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May 2017 Archives

How mediation and collaboration can help divorcing couples

As far as movie stereotypes go for divorce, the common trope is that both spouses are angry and upset to the point of farce. They can't agree on anything, and they vent their frustrations in court, embarrassing themselves and their family. Of course, this isn't typical of many divorces all across the country, but there are cases where the splitting spouses simply can't find common ground on certain issues, or there is too much emotional strife involved in the marriage to foster good-faith negotiations.

Truck accidents are a major problem on US roads

Imagine driving down the road and seeing a large tractor trailer a few hundred feet in front of you. As you approach the truck, everything seems normal. You start to pass it on the left, and you think nothing of it. And then, all of a sudden, that truck starts merging into your lane without showing a glimmer of understanding that you are right there. An accident ensues, and you suffer terrible injuries as a result of the crash - and yet that makes you one of the lucky ones.

14 students injured in bus crash, at-fault driver flees

Lancaster, Pennsylvania is the location of our story today, where a school bus was struck by another vehicle that itself was clipped by a car. A sedan was trying to pass some tractor-trailers that had escort vehicles. The sedan clipped one of the escort vehicles, and that escort swung into oncoming traffic as a result. The escort vehicle collided with the school bus, which rolled over.

Serious financial penalties follow a DUI

There are two major consequences to a drunk driving charge: there are the legal consequences and the financial consequences. We covered the legal consequences in our last post, and they include things such as jail time, the loss of your license, the impounding of your vehicle and numerous other penalties. These are substantial forms of punishment that could change your life.