Philadelphia Father Sues Club For Over Serving Deceased Son

Owners of bars and other establishments that serve liquor to intoxicated patrons have certain liabilities under Pennsylvania’s Dram Shop Acts. The state legislature has decided that serving intoxicated patrons more alcohol amounts to negligent conduct, which is why legal liability can be imposed if the over-serving results in someone being injured or killed. In a […]

Drunk Driving Prevention Ntsb Recommends Iid Like Devices For All Cars

Recently, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a report that shows a slight decline in drunk driving fatalities — a 2.5 percent drop from 2010 to 2011. Yet, of all traffic fatalities, alcohol remained a factor in 30 percent of accidents, accounting for more than 9,800 deaths. There have been years of effort […]

Holiday Drunk Driving Primary Focus For Pennsylvania Police

Additional grant money provided by the state is helping Pennsylvania police officers better combat drunken driving during the holiday season, which is known as one time of year when drunk driving rates are at their highest because of holiday parties and celebrations. Law enforcement is using a variety of methods to try to reduce the […]

Dui Car Accident In Philadelphia Kills Two

A tragic multi-car accident in Philadelphia’s Oxford Circle killed two people on Tuesday. And it appears the two people lost their lives to one terrible decision: The driver’s choice to drive under the influence of drugs. According to police, a 33-year-old man ran a red light, hitting another car, which then hit a jeep. The […]

Philadelphia Hit And Run Victim Dies As A Hero

A Philadelphia man’s heroic actions in his final moments of life saved the life of one of his children. The fatal pedestrian accident occurred as the man was walking with his 5-year-old child when they crossed a busy Philadelphia street where a mid-block crosswalk had recently been removed. As they were crossing the street, an alleged drunk […]

Philadelphia Highway Patrol Cop Killed By Alleged Drunk Driver

All too often, accidents involving drunk drivers claim the lives of loved and respected individuals. Events like this leave communities languishing in grief and anger. Such is the case in Philadelphia and South Jersey after a veteran Philadelphia police officer was killed by an alleged drunk driver while riding his motorcycle early Sunday morning. Officials […]