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Category: criminal

Dram Shop Act Claims in Pennsylvania and West Virginia

Written by HeavensLawFirm on March 4, 2021

Dram shop laws are laws that allow someone to file a lawsuit that holds a third-party accountable in a personal injury or wrongful death case.

These laws focus on businesses that serve or sell alcohol. If a bar, restaurant, or store sells alcohol to an intoxicated or underage person and that…Read More

Golden Harvest Nursing Home Employee Faces Accusations of Abuse

Written by HeavensLawFirm on January 4, 2019

Concerns over nursing home abuse and neglect are ongoing for families that put their loved ones’ care into the hands of others. Now, another incident of abuse and neglect have given leverage to the fears these families face.

According to West Virginia State Police, a report was filed against the Golden…Read More

$150,000 Settlement for Man Attacked While Coaching Youth Football

Written by HeavensLawFirm on October 27, 2018

Heavens Law recently represented a man who was attacked following an on-field altercation during a youth football game. Our client, Lamar Shaw, was punched in the face by the opposing team’s football coach, Lawrence P. Simpson

Simpson, 41, of Claymont, Delaware, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor and was sentenced to two…Read More

No Charges Filed against Driver in Delaware 1 Crash

Written by HeavensLawFirm on July 26, 2018

No charges have been filed against Alvin Hubbard III, the driver of a pickup truck that crossed the median into oncoming traffic on Delaware 1, causing a multi-car crash that killed five people.

Hubbard, 44 years old and from East New Market, Maryland, was driving a Ford F-350 truck.

In addition to…Read More

Plaintiff’s Instagram Account to Be Used as Evidence

Written by HeavensLawFirm on March 27, 2018

A Monroe County Court of Common Pleas judge has ordered the Instagram account of a woman injured in a vehicle accident be open to the defendant in the case, to allow verification of the extent of her injuries.

Instagram accounts can be secured with privacy settings and users can determine who…Read More

Victim Identified in I64 Tractor Trailer Crash

Written by HeavensLawFirm on January 21, 2018

The deceased victim in a collision on Interstate 64 involving a tractor trailer has been identified as Bridgett Sacks, age 19, of Eleanor. In addition to Sacks, three other people were injured and taken to the hospital following the crash.

Sacks was traveling on an icy I-64 recently when she lost…Read More

Goodyear Could Face NHTSA Sanctions

Written by HeavensLawFirm on January 21, 2018

More sanctions could in the future for Goodyear after the company concealed defects with its G159 truck tires.

The NHTSA opened a Preliminary Evaluation at the end of 2017 into the field performance of the tire based on information included in a claim filed against the company in 2005.

According to the…Read More

Braxton County Fire Victims Identified

Written by HeavensLawFirm on January 10, 2018

The three people who died recently in a house fire on Elk River Road in Sugar Creek have been identified. The family of the victims released the names of Charles, Cathy, and Thomas Veasey, and also confirmed that two other people were injured in the fire and taken to the…Read More

Librarian Accused of Fraud Claims Ethnic Discrimination

Written by HeavensLawFirm on January 10, 2018

Sandra Chavez, a Laingsburg librarian accused of falsifying the hours she worked, recently filed a countersuit claiming the city discriminated against her based her ethnic heritage. Her allegations also included violation of the state’s whistleblower protection act.

According to Chavez, the city launched an investigation into her work hours because she…Read More

Man Identified in Lancaster County Crash

Written by HeavensLawFirm on December 7, 2017

Twenty-three year old Curtis J. Harris from East Petersburg was killed in a car crash recently when his vehicle was sandwiched between a tractor trailer and a box truck on Lincoln Highway East in Paradise Township. According to police, the incident happened around 6:30 am.

Harris was at a red light…Read More