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June 2017 Archives

On prenups and premarital planning

The phrase "prenuptial agreement" brings up immediate negative connotations in the minds of many people out there. The prenup definitely has a reputation, but sometimes reputations aren't fully deserved. In the case of the prenup, while it was branded as an "anti-love" contract that portended divorce more than it protected marriage, this couldn't be further from the truth.

Car accidents can have life-long impact on victims

Until the unrealized dawn of self-driving cars and autonomous vehicles becomes a reality, there will be negligent drivers and irresponsible people behind the wheel of motor vehicles. Even when self-driving cars become the norm, there will be technical problems and emergencies that could lead to a car accident. There is no version of the future where car accidents are completely eliminated. Mistakes will happen. So the most important thing we can do, as a society, is be prepared for these mistakes and take action when necessary.

Nearly 5,000 people died in motorcycle crashes in 2015

Motorcycle accidents are incredibly punishing to the motorcyclist. The likelihood that major injuries are suffered in an accident are high. And you don't have to take our word for it -- just look at the data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for the 2015 year.

Fatal crash closes westbound Pennsylvania Turnpike

An accident last weekend on the Pennsylvania Turnpike left one person dead and multiple vehicles damaged. The accident occurred sometime in the early morning hours, as the westbound portion of the Pennsylvania Turnpike was closed starting around 4 a.m. That portion of the turnpike was reopened before 11 a.m. No other details were presented in the source article for this post.

Drug crimes can change an accused person's life

Drug crimes are very serious charges, but the term "drug crimes" is also a vague term that doesn't fully describe what types of charges a drug offender could be facing. For the most part, there are only a handful of categories that will compose the term "drug crimes." Drug paraphernalia, drug possession, drug trafficking or distribution, and drug manufacturing.