Tag Archives: Wrongful Arrest

Permalink to Grandpa Driving too Slowly Causing a DUI Arrest?!

Grandpa Driving too Slowly Causing a DUI Arrest?!

Meet Grandpa Sam. Who would have thought that Grandpa Sam would get pulled over for driving too slowly and then end up arrested for DUI? He is an elderly man on many medications and has a speech impediment due to a stroke BUT, none of his medications are considered a controlled substance so how can […]

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Permalink to I Got a DUI Over Labor Day Weekend- What Should I Do Now?

I Got a DUI Over Labor Day Weekend- What Should I Do Now?

Labor Day is supposed to be the last celebration of the summer. Too bad the cops rained on your parade. Every year many Pennsylvania drivers get arrested for DUI during the Labor Day long weekend and every year those of them who choose  The McShane Firm walk away satisfied with their choice. Make the right […]

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Permalink to Bad Technology and Bad Laws Lead to False DUI Arrests

Bad Technology and Bad Laws Lead to False DUI Arrests

DUI are cases are very complex.  Most of the time, the only evidence is the opinion of a bias police officer and a reading from a blood or breath test.  Unfortunately, this opinion evidence coupled with bad technology leads to far too many false DUI arrests.  Here as an excellent editorial on the causes for […]

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Permalink to Pennsylvania Takes the War on DUI Too Far

Pennsylvania Takes the War on DUI Too Far

As a DUI attorney who has fought cases all over Pennsylvania, I have seen way too many cases where the police have wrongfully arrested people all in the name of the “War on DUI.”  I have seen people with cerebral palsy, cyclic vomiting syndrome, diabetes and even people driving horse buggies wrongfully arrested for DUI […]

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Permalink to Disabled Man Arrested for DUI

Disabled Man Arrested for DUI

I recently wrote about a case that PA DUI Attorney Shawn Dorward represented where his client’s severe illness was mistaken for a DUI. This is not an isolated incident.  In fact, overzealous police officers who are locked-into arresting as many people as possible commit this type of oppression sometimes frequently all over the country.  What’s […]

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