Motorcycle Safety Awareness

07.17.18 MHF

By: Matthew H. Fry, Esquire  As the weather gets hot and motorcycles continue to emerge from the garages of riding enthusiasts, it’s time to remind everyone to be on the alert and to carefully share the road with motorcycles. Here are some tips that every motorcyclist and motorist should be aware of For motorists, know […]

Increasing Danger: Crashes Caused By Distracted Driving Are On The Rise

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By:       Pamela A. Lee, Esquire According to the most recent statistics, in 2016, there were 34,439 fatal motor vehicle crashes across our nation, killing 37,461 people.  Of those deaths, 3,450 involved distracted drivers; in other words, roughly 9% of all fatalities in motor vehicles crashes involved distracted drivers. In Pennsylvania, there were over 16,050 […]

Who Let the Dogs Out?!? Dog Safety Laws

04.19.18 MHF

By: Matthew H. Fry, Esquire It’s Spring again – or so the calendar says.  Eventually, when the rainy and chilly weather finally ends, you and your family will be outside and enjoying the sunny, warm weather.  Chances are there will then be many dogs out for a walk or playing in the park.  Inevitably, there […]

PRINCIPLES v. REALITY: THE COST OF LITIGATION

04.25.17 PAL Blog

By: Pamela A. Lee, Esquire PLee@DiorioSereni.com As I was walking out of the courthouse last week, I overheard the conversation of two adults who were leaving ahead of me. Engaged in an obviously heated discussion, the woman bellowed to the man, “I’m going to hire a lawyer and I’m gonna sue … it’s just wrong […]

The Dangers of Distracted Driving: How the Law is Fighting Back

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By: Pamela A. Lee, Esquire        plee@dioriosereni.com In 2015 alone, there were over 14,800 crashes in Pennsylvania in which distracted driving played a role in the crash.  61 of those were fatal crashes.  That’s nearly 5,285 more crashes than those attributed to drunk drivers in the same year. Distracted drivers continue to put our children, parents, […]

Pokémon GO – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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By: Pamela A. Lee, Esquire plee@dioriosereni.com Pokémon! Gotta catch’em all! These are the lyrics to the theme song all Pokémon lovers (and their parents) know so well. Kids of all ages-from ages 5 to 50-are playing the new Pokémon GO interactive virtual game on their mobile devices. Using the mobile device’s GPS system, players walk […]

Car Insurance: Full Tort or Limited Tort? What This Choice Means to You

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By: Robert B. George, Esquire rgeorge@dioriosereni.com Pennsylvania law requires that you buy and maintain a minimum level of liability and medical expense car insurance coverage, and requires you to buy and maintain these types of coverage only. Any additional types of car insurance coverage, or any coverage in excess of the amounts required by law, […]

Smart Phone – Not So Smart While Driving

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Authored by: Matthew H. Fry, Esquire mfry@dioriosereni.com   In Pennsylvania, police are cracking down on distracted drivers who are seen using their smart phones while driving. According to the administrative office for Pennsylvania Courts, tickets are up 43 percent from 2014 to 2015.  As more people are using their phones while driving, ticketing for these […]

DANGER AHEAD: 2015 Marked Largest Increase in Motor Vehicle Deaths in 50 Years

By: Pamela A. Lee, Esquire plee@dioriosereni.com According to the National Safety Council, 2015 was the deadliest driving year since 2008, with an estimated 38,300 people killed on the roads. What’s worse, the National Safety Council (NSC) estimates that the 8% increase in 2015 motor vehicle deaths from 2014 is the largest year-over-year percent increase in […]

Slip Sliding Away, Part II – What to do if you Slip and Fall on Someone Else’s Property

By : Matthey H. Fry mfry@dioriosereni.com With the snow and ice in full swing this winter, it will be up to property and business owners to keep sidewalks, parking lots, and walkways clear of ice and snow. For business owners, care must be taken to keep floors dry as customers track snow and ice as […]

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