For many women, hair straightening is a routine part of their beauty regimen. They rely on chemical hair straighteners to transform their hair from curly or frizzy to smooth and sleek. However, recent reports suggest that these products could be putting women's health at risk.
Victims of Camp Lejeune's toxic water supply will hopefully get the justice they deserve, if a new law passes. The military base was found to have been leaking cancer-causing chemicals into the water supply beginning in the 1950s until 1987. These chemicals affected about one
Back in 2003, Pennsylvania legislatures repealed the universal helmet law, loosening the requirements to wear a helmet. Adults over the age of 21 who have at least two years’ experience riding or have completed a motorcycle safety course approved by either the Pennsylvania Department of
On October 21, 1995, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge signed Act 24 of 1995 into law. This law, commonly known as Pennsylvania’s “Megan’s Law” went into effect on April 21, 1996. Since it was enacted, state legislatures made multiple amendments to the law. Most of these
On April 17, 2016, Governor Tom Wolf signed Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program into law. This made it legal for residents with one of 17 major medical conditions to use marijuana to alleviate their symptoms. While the law may recognize marijuana use under these circumstances as
‘Tis the season for holiday gatherings. Between Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, Americans have many opportunities to celebrate. If you’re planning to host dinner or a party at your house during the upcoming holidays, you should know that you have a legal obligation to provide
A 2013 study suggested that an average of 12 children per day receive treatment in emergency rooms for amusement park injuries. Summer 2016 was a particularly dangerous summer for amusement park visitors. A recent Legal Lookout post highlighted some of the most noted amusement park
Dog attacks can be unpredictable and often unpreventable. They can happen anytime, anywhere. The dog can be a beloved family pet or the pet of a relative, friend, neighbor or even a stranger. The attack can happen in a home or on the streets. Dog
On March 28, the Pittsburgh City Paper conveyed the results of PennEnvironment’s fracking violations report. During the past eight years, fracking companies operating in Pennsylvania committed more than 4,350 environmental and public health violations. This translates to an average of 1.4 violations per day.
Bus accidents can be fatal and catastrophic. And in many cases, they are preventable. Especially when the accident is caused by distracted driving.
On March 31, a pick-up truck crossed the center line of a two-lane road and collided with a church minibus on a rural