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Fairlie & Lippy Lawyers aren’t just any kind of Lawyer… they’re SUPER Lawyers!

Filed under: Uncategorized by Liz @ June 21, 2018

Fairlie & Lippy, P.C., a Montgomery County Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Firm, is pleased to announce that three of the firm’s lawyers have again been recognized as Super Lawyers for 2018. Managing Partner, Steven F. Fairlie, has been recognized by Super Lawyers since 2005. For 2018 he has not only been selected as a […]

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Bucks County Diversionary Program for Drug Possession

Filed under: Drug Crimes by Contributor @ June 5, 2018

A new diversionary program for drug possession cases has been created by an Order signed by Bucks County President Judge, The Honorable Jeffrey L. Finley.¬† Starting on July 1, 2018, those charged with drug offenses under Sections 780-113(a)(16) (possession), (31) (possession of a small amount of marijuana), and (32) (possession of drug paraphernalia) of the […]

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Traffic Deaths in Pennsylvania Are At An All-Time Low

Filed under: Personal Injury by Contributor @ June 1, 2018

In 2017, there were 1,137 traffic deaths, PennDOT announced. At 51 less traffic deaths than 2016, this is the lowest number of traffic deaths since PennDOT began keeping records in 1928. PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards noted the significant decreases is a combination of education, effective enforcement, and safety improvements. These decreases are significant in […]

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Consent to blood test after improper warnings

Filed under: DUI by Contributor @ May 29, 2018

The Pennsylvania Superior Court found that a warrantless blood draw was proper, despite improper implied consent warnings being read, because the suspect consented to the test¬†before receiving the improper implied consent warnings. In Commonwealth v. Moser, two troopers were dispatched to a one motor vehicle crash. The vehicle had hit a stump that was off […]

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Medical Marijuana Patients Must Choose: Their Prescription or Their Firearms

Filed under: Criminal Law by Contributor @ May 20, 2018

Pennsylvania recently joined several other states in passing a law permitting the use of medical marijuana as treatment for certain serious medical conditions and illnesses. As a new state to operate a medical marijuana program, authorities are warning patients that federal law bars users of marijuana, still a Schedule 1 drug under Federal Law, from […]

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