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Safety Tips for Traveling During the Summer

By: Joshua Perry Memorial Day is a time to celebrate and remember those who lost their lives in service to our country. In addition to this day of remembrance, it signals the beginning of the summer travel season, with beachgoers … Read More

The Good Neighbor Leaves the Neighborhood — State Farm Discontinues 72,000 Home Insurance Policies

By: Neil O’donnell State Farm recently announced that it would stop coverage for 72,000 houses and apartments in California, citing rising costs and increased catastrophic risks as the reason. The decision affects 30,000 houses and 42,000 apartments. The announcement comes … Read More

I Have Been Injured On A Motorcycle, What Can I Do?

I Have Been Injured On A Motorcycle, What Can I Do?

By Joshua Perry As the spring season brings warmer weather, many people who own motorcycles are eager to take them out for a ride. With an increase in the number of motorcycles on the road, there is also an increase … Read More

Automated Driving Tests Raise Serious Safety Questions

Automated Driving Tests Raise Serious Safety Questions

By: Neil O’Donnell In a March 12, 2024 article, Fortune Magazine found that automated vehicles rated “poor” in driving safety tests. In that testing, only one of Tesla’s 14 manufacturers’ scores was deemed “acceptable.” The testing was conducted by the … Read More

What should I do if I am involved in a motor vehicle collision caused by an intoxicated driver?

By Joshua Perry For most, the holidays are a joyful time of year, filled with holiday parties and gatherings. Oftentimes, these events include alcohol. According to the NHTSA, in 2020, between Christmas and New Year’s, there were 209 drunk driving … Read More

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Tiger Woods and His Restaurant Sued for Over-Serving Alcoholic Staffer

On the heals of his smashing Masters victory, and coming into the second major of the year, a civil lawsuit has been filed against Tiger Woods and his restaurant for “over-serving” alcohol to an employee known to Woods and his … Read More

Is Alexa Listening to Me?

Recent news reports suggest that a global human team at Amazon.com listens to voice recordings captured in Echo owners’ homes and offices. The team listens to voice recordings which are transcribed, annotated and then fed back into the software. Presumably, this exercise … Read More

Updated Pennsylvania Traffic Laws Drivers Need to Know About

PennDOT (Pennsylvania Department of Transportation) and state police are urging drivers to obey recently updated Pennsylvania traffic laws. State law enforcement will use education, community outreach and social media to emphasize the importance of following traffic safety laws. 6 Updated … Read More

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SCRANTON DIOCESE ANNOUNCES THE “INDEPENDENT SURVIVOR COMPENSATION PROGRAM” FOR VICTIMS OF ABUSE

A Pennsylvania Grand Jury report in August, 2018 identified more than 300 clergy accused of sexual abuse of more than 1,000 child victims over several decades.  Two hundred seventy (270) names were released to the public in that report.  Comments … Read More

Driving Safety Tips for the Freezing Weather in Pennsylvania

Some parts of Pennsylvania may experience below-freezing temperatures. With winter weather comes the increased risk of being involved in a car accident. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to protect yourself. Prepare your vehicle. Ideally, your vehicle should already … Read More

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