In a recent study released by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, one-third of parents reported reading text messages while driving, one-fourth sent text messages and one-seventh used social media while driving children between the ages of 4 and 10. Bloomberg posted this graphic based on the…

Right to Know Law Ruling The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruled on July 20, 2018 that the Right-to-Know Law (RTKL) required disclosure of a school bus surveillance video, which showed a teacher roughly disciplining a student on a bus. The Court rejected the arguments of the Easton School District that the video was not subject to the RTKL…

Pedestrian Injuries in Monroe County PA The National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA) reports that almost 5000 pedestrians die each year in motor vehicle accidents. Sadly, the number of deaths has been increasing. The 2016 national data shows that pedestrian deaths increased by 9% to 5,987, the highest number since 1990. While the reasons for…

Newman Williams is pleased to announce that three of its lawyers have once again received the highest possible rating in both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards. The highest ratings (AV-ratings) have been awarded to Todd R. Williams, Marc R. Wolfe, and Gerard J. Geiger. The firm also received this award as well for the very…

You can follow Jerry on Twitter and LinkedIn. What apps or tools are essential to your daily workflow? I find my iPhone 7 and iPad (3rd generation) indispensable in keeping up with all of the deadlines and projects that a busy litigation practice requires. I use an app called “Dictate” to dictate letters, pleadings, and…