Settlements And Verdicts

by William Jorden on July 5, 2011

by William T. Jorden, Esquire A verdict in Court award in the amount of $252,063.24, and full reinstatement of job status was obtained in a Federal Lawsuit filed by Attorney Bill Jorden on behalf of Clifford VanTassel. Clifford VanTassel worked as a maintenance manager for the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. The Complaint set forth that […]


School Bus Safety Issues

by William Jorden on June 14, 2011

by Harry Faber White, II, Esquire It is the beginning of another school year and school busses are everywhere. The Pennsylvania Vehicle Code has numerous sections relating to the maintenance, operation and licensings of school busses. Other statutes regulate the conduct of vehicles approaching, meeting or overtaking a school bus. Any driver approaching a school […]


Cell Phones And Negligent Drivers

by William Jorden on April 19, 2011

by William T. Jorden, Esquire Did you know that if you are involved in an accident while talking on your cell phone you can be sued? What’s more if you are talking to your employer at the time, he can be sued as well. Yoon was a 15 year old girl who was struck by […]


DUI… It’s Not Your Grandfather’s Crime

by William Jorden on March 22, 2011

by Harry F. White, II, Esquire On February 1, 2004, sweeping changes occurred to the Pennsylvania Driving Under The Influence (DUI) Statute. Those amendments were a direct result of the federal government’s threat to withhold highway and other subsidies from states which did not lower the DUI cutoff to .08% blood alcohol (bac), but also […]


Auto Law News

by William Jorden on March 10, 2011

The United States Supreme Court has ruled that seatbelt defect cases are not preempted.  Ruling 8-0, the Justice has held that the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Act does not block state law tort suits over defective seat belts.  In an amicus brief, the American Association for Justice “argued that state tort remedies complement, rather than […]