Can Valets Face Liability Under Dram Shop Laws 1 Of 2

Can valets face liability under dram shop laws? (1 of 2) The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette recently highlighted an important legal issue regarding Pennsylvania’s Dram Shop Law. Under the law, bartenders and bar owners can be held liable for over-serving patrons who leave the establishments and cause drunk driving accidents. But what about restaurant and bar valet workers who hand car keys…
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Run Down Properties A Dangerous Problem In Philadelphia

Run-down properties a dangerous problem in Philadelphia Philadelphia’s Department of Licenses and Inspections has a long list of buildings that are dangerous and need to be demolished. That list currently contains close to 600 properties and L&I lacks the funding to take care of them all. As a result, buildings around Philadelphia neighborhoods are literally crumbling before residents’ eyes. In…
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Gas Leak Causes Deadly Explosion In Nyc

Gas leak causes deadly explosion in NYC A building explosion in Harlem has claimed the lives of at least two people and left nearly two dozen injured. The explosion occurred this morning around 9:30 a.m. when nearby residents said they heard a loud boom that caused glass on storefronts to shatter. According to the most recent reports, the major explosion…
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Adequate Security May Have Prevented Pittsburgh Shooting

Adequate security may have prevented Pittsburgh shooting A shooting at a Pittsburgh bar took the life of one victim and injured four others on Friday morning, around 1:25 a.m. A gunman entered the Rendezvous Phase II bar and began shooting. The gunman was then able to get away and is still at large. While four security guards, who are required…
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