How PA treats truck drivers unfairly

Commercial truck drivers are hardworking people.  Most of them are extremely professional and keep a pristine driving record.  Just like all of us, they are human beings and can mistakes.  Unfortunately, a mistake for them is treated much harsher than a mistake for an average driver. When a CDL holder gets a DUI, even if…

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Man Freed After Serving 35 years 11 months and 8 days in Prison for An Arson-Murder that Wasn’t

PRESS RELEASE Press Conference on Saturday January 24, 2015 at 1pm at The McShane Firm, LLC 3601 Vartan Way, 1st Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17110 all are welcome. Man Freed After Serving 35 years 11 months and 8 days in Prison for An Arson-Murder that Wasn’t (Harrisburg, PA and Bellefonte, PA)– In July 1979, James Hugney…

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Winner of the Annual Charity Poll!

Winner of the Annual Charity Poll!

Every year The McShane Firm conducts a charity poll as a token of our appreciation to our readers and fans.  The results for our annual charity poll are: (Drum roll please) First Place- $500 winner: PAWS of Central PA Second Place $250 winner: The Boys & Girls Club of Harrisburg Third Place $100 winner: The United Way…

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In Pennsylvania, do I have to keep all of my prescription drugs in their original containers or have the prescription with me?

In Pennsylvania, do I have to keep all of my prescription drugs in their original containers or have the prescription with me?     As DUID lawyers, we often get “tag along” charges that our clients are charged with when they are accused of DUID. One of those tag along charges is violation of 35…

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Katy Kennedy published in Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence

Congratulations to Attorney Katy Kennedy of The McShane Firm who recently was published in the widely respected book Understanding DUI Scientific Evidence. She authored chapter 6 entitled “A Basic Overview of Headspace Gas Chromatography”. Gas Chromatography is the scientific method which is used in DUI blood testing.  To effectively defend DUI cases, an attorney must go…

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