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Cars and Trucks now must be cleared of snow and ice within 24 hours of a snowstorm.

With winter here early, drivers are now required to clear snow and ice from their vehicles within 24 hours of a snowstorm and before driving.

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Accidents happen every day, and personal injury attorneys are everywhere. If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident and suffered an injury, it’s crucial to find an attorney. With so many personal injury attorneys available, it may be difficult or overwhelming to select the right attorney for you. Most attorneys are able to provide competent representation, however if you want the best attorney available, here are five qualities to look for in your personal injury attorney.

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The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) will be auctioning 21 expired restaurant licenses on November 2, 2022. Sealed auction bids are due by October 31, 2022. The minimum bid for each license is $25,000.00. This is the first PLCB auction since 2020, when the auctions were suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Companies that do business in the City of Philadelphia are required to obtain a Commercial Activity License from the City’s Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I). While there are some exceptions, your company will likely need a license to own and operate a business in Philadelphia. If you or your business operates a non-profit, rents 3 units in a building that you also live in, or is securing a vacant property license, then a different license is required.

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Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice AttorneysOn August 25, 2022, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court approved changes to the state’s medical malpractice rules. These amendments end a 20-year policy that had limited the filing of medical malpractice lawsuits to the jurisdiction in which they occurred.

Effective January 1, 2023, the court’s order allows plaintiffs in medical malpractice cases to sue providers in jurisdictions where they regularly conduct business—rather than restricting them to suing in counties where they received the problematic care and treatment at issue.

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A heavy snowfall with blustery winds was responsible for a crash involving as many as 40 vehicles on I-81 in Schuylkill County at about 10:30 am on Monday morning. These weather conditions are commonly known as a “snow squalls,” and they can present a serious hazard to drivers on the roadway due primarily to a sudden and unexpected decrease in visibility.

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slip and fall on snow injuryNow that parts of NJ and PA have seen their first snowfall of the year, it is important to remember that all of this snow makes for dangerous walking conditions. As the amount of snow accumulation continues to increase, so does the chance of being hurt as a result of slipping on ice or snow.

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If you have had construction work performed at your property, then you may have had the unfortunate experience of having a contractor or subcontractor file a mechanic’s lien against your real property. A mechanic’s lien can cause any number of problems when trying to sell your property – most notably, a cloud on your property’s title. It can also come as a shock to a property owner who was unaware that a subcontractor had not been paid in full.

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As a personal injury attorney with a focus on injured workers and employees, I represent many individuals who are injured by machine accidents.

Common causes of machine accidents

More often than not, machine accidents are caused by either a lack of guards, barriers, and gates or by the removal of safety devices. These accidents can lead to amputations or even fatal injuries. While employers must do their due diligence by keeping their workers safe, many times the injuries are caused by faulty or incomplete equipment in the workplace.

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