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  • Pennsylvania Sex Crimes

    UNDER WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES MAY SEXUAL ACTIVITY BE A CRIME? Sexual activity may be a crime when any of three issues arise: lack of consent, statutory age, or regulatory preclusion. Consent may be lacking when any of the following circumstances exist: force, threat of force, a party...

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  • Pennsylvania Catastrophic Injuries

    A catastrophic injury is one that is so severe that it has long-standing, crippling or permanent effects on the person who suffers the injury. People tend to think of such conditions as severe brain damage or quadriplegics when they first think of a catastrophic injury. However...

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  • PA slip and fall cases

    Pennsylvania law protects pedestrians from businesses and homeowners that fail to ensure their property is safe for others. If a person or entity fails to keep a property safe for others it may be possible to pursue a claim for negligence. There are many special rules with re...

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  • Pennsylvania Car Accidents

    Recent statistics show that more than 3 million people a year get injured in automobile accidents. But after an accident, the question as to who was at fault is only the first of many. What coverage does the other driver have? What is limited tort and full tort, and why does it m...

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  • Pennsylvania Wrongful Death

    To see this article properly formatted go to http://fairlielaw.net/practice-areas/wrongful-death/ A wrongful death claim is generally one in which it is alleged that a person died as a result of another's negligence or recklessness. In Pennsylvania, family members of a person wh...

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  • Personal Injury FAQ

    To see this article properly formatted and with full text please go to http://fairlielaw.net/practice-areas/faq/ Personal Injury - An Overview Personal injury lawsuits are filed by people (or their representatives) injured due to the negligence of someone else. The injury m...

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  • Phases of Criminal Court in Bucks County and Montgomery County Pennsylvania

    To see this article properly formatted go to http://fairlielaw.net/practice-areas/phases-of-the-criminal-court-process/ A) Preliminary Hearing: This is the most crucial hearing in your case. The preliminary hearing is not a trial. The principal function of a preliminary hearin...

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  • Juvenile court in Bucks County and Montgomery County, PA

    To see the full text of this guide, in its proper format, please go to http://fairlielaw.net/practice-areas/juvenile-court/ Juvenile Court in Montgomery County and Bucks County What is a delinquent act? A delinquent act is an act that would be considered a crime if committed by...

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  • PA DUI blood and breath tests

    Blood Alcohol Testing - To see this guide properly formatted go to http://fairlielaw.net/practice-areas/field-sobriety-testing-and-chemical-testing/ Pennsylvania state law provides that the police may not perform a chemical test of a driver's blood alcohol content (i.e., a brea...

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  • PA Field sobriety tests

    Standardized Field Sobriety Testing - To see this guide in it's proper format go to http://fairlielaw.net/practice-areas/field-sobriety-testing-and-chemical-testing/ Standardized Field Sobriety Tests were developed as the result of research conducted in the mid 1970s for the Na...

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