Introduction: Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious offense in Pennsylvania, and it can have significant legal, financial, and personal consequences for anyone convicted of the crime. For railroad workers, a DUI conviction can have additional implications, affecting not only their personal lives but also their careers. In this blog post, we will discuss…read more »
Category: DUI Penalties
How a DUI Can Affect Your Career as a Medical Professional
Are you a doctor, dentist, nurse or a pharmacist? If you are a licensed medical professional, a DUI can not only keep you off the road, it can put the brakes on your career. A DUI is a very serious charge that not only carries penalties in court, it could also carry heavy consequences with…read more »
How a DUI Can Affect Your Career as a Licensed Professional
Are you a Licensed Real Estate Agent, Stock Broker or Insurance Agent? A DUI Can put Your Career in Jeopardy! You most definitely weren’t thinking about it when you got behind the wheel, but the reality is a DUI can put the brakes on your career. That is because not only will you have to…read more »
What are the penalties for a Third Offense DUI in PA?
If you already have two DUI convictions on your record, you already know that this is a very serious matter. In addition to severe fines, increased jail time, and the automatic loss of license for at least a year, you will receive at least misdemeanor conviction on your permanent, public criminal record. In many cases,…read more »
Aggravated Assault while DUI: What Does it all Mean?
If you or a loved one has been charged with Aggravated Assault while DUI, you must have a lot of questions and fears about what is going to happen. Fortunately, The McShane Firm has helped many people who have faced these charges and is ready to answer your questions and help protect you. What exactly…read more »
Homicide by Vehicle while DUI: What Does it all mean?
If you or a loved one has been charged with Homicide by Vehicle while DUI, you must have a lot of questions and fears about what is going to happen. It is a truly horrible feeling knowing that someone died and that you are being held responsible for that death. Fortunately, The McShane Firm has…read more »
Homicide by Vehicle: What Does it all mean?
If you or a loved one has been charged with Homicide by Vehicle, you must have a lot of questions and fears about what is going to happen. It is a truly horrible feeling knowing that someone died and that you are being held responsible for that death. Fortunately, The McShane Firm has helped many…read more »
How a Felony Drug Conviction Can Affect Your Career: Crane Operators
Felony drug charges have become very common. Especially when dealing with Schedule I controlled substances like opiates, even a small amount can put one in the felony offense tier. A felony drug conviction can truly be a life altering experience. If you are facing a felony drug offense, this is a charge you need to…read more »
Uber and Lyft Drivers charged with DUI
If you are a Pennsylvania resident and you make your living driving for Uber or Lyft, a DUI can be extremely frightening. For most people, a license suspension is a major inconvenience. For you it means losing your livelihood. Uber and Lyft (as well as most delivery services like Postmates) require a background check for…read more »
As Fetterman continues his marijuana listening tour, what does legalization mean for DUI enforcement?
Lt. Gov. John Fetterman has recently started touring Pennsylvania to hold public forums on the legalization of marijuana. Fetterman is an advocate for legalization and Gov. Tom Wolfe has said it may be time for PA to legalize marijuana as well. (See also: Fetterman starts marijuana hearings in central Pennsylvania) But the question still remains,…read more »