Auto Accidents

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Aug 26, 20220 Comments

Auto accidents occur every hour of every day. They are one of the most common sources of personal injuries. Drivers who are responsible for the accident are liable for any damages, whether that's personal bodily injury or property damage. Insurance payouts that are fair and adequate can cover the...

Construction Site Accidents

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Aug 25, 20220 Comments

Construction sites are some of the most dangerous places to work. The workplace environment involves heights, which increases the chances of fall-related accidents. There's also exposure to dust, like silica (which scars the lungs), wood and gypsum dust (which cause asthma, nose cancer, and other...

Is There a Scientific Basis for DUI Tests?

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Aug 05, 20220 Comments

Being stopped for a DUI test is a recurring nightmare for most American drivers. Think about it: The visceral feeling of dread accompanying the blaring light, the stop at the side of the road, and the request to balance on one foot or recite the alphabet backward. These tests aren't fun. Are ...

Winning a DUI or DWI case

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Jul 26, 20220 Comments

Driving while intoxicated (DWI), operating a vehicle under the influence (OVI), or driving under the influence (DUI) are all ways to describe the same thing: intoxicated driving. Intoxication may be the result of alcohol or another chemical substance (e.g., marijuana) or both. To be a criminal of...

Medical Malpractice FAQ

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Jul 22, 20220 Comments

What is medical malpractice in Philadelphia? Medical malpractice is often defined as negligence by a medical professional. However, negligence or a medical mistake alone do not always establish a successful medical malpractice claim. Medical negligence requires a medical professional's breach o...

Auto Accident Compensation

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Jul 21, 20220 Comments

Auto accidents occur every hour of every day. They are one of the most common sources of personal injuries. Drivers who are responsible for the accident are liable for any damages, whether that's personal bodily injury or property damage. Insurance payouts that are fair and adequate can cover the...

Selling Residential Property

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Jul 21, 20220 Comments

The home-selling process in Pennsylvania can be complex and overwhelming for some people. There are a lot of steps in the process, and each must be completed in accordance with the law. Failure to do so could result in unnecessary delays and setbacks. For someone trying to sell their home or anot...

Drug Charges

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Jul 21, 20220 Comments

Understanding Drug Crimes in Pennsylvania Drug crimes refer to a broad category of acts involving illegal drugs. They include the use, possession, manufacturing, and distribution of unlawful controlled substances such as cocaine, amphetamines, and LSD.  Controlled substances are classified acco...

Problems with Breath Tests

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Jul 20, 20220 Comments

What is a Breath Test in Philadelphia? Philadelphia Law enforcement officers use breath tests in roadside testing and following arrests to help determine if an individual was under the influence of alcohol while operating a vehicle. A preliminary alcohol screening is often conducted through a p...

Auto Accident FAQ

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Jul 07, 20220 Comments

Here, we provide general responses to some of the most common questions we receive from clients about auto accidents. To get more specific information about your auto accident in Pennsylvania, you can also contact D'Intino Law Firm LLC to schedule a free consultation. You can do so by filling out...

Sex Crimes

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Jul 05, 20220 Comments

The prospect of being charged with a sex crime in Philadelphia is frightening enough--your reputation, if nothing else, is at stake. What's more, however, is that a conviction will impact your life for the rest of your life. A conviction likely means you have to register as a sex offender. As suc...

Drug Offenses

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Jul 01, 20220 Comments

Understanding Drug Crimes in Pennsylvania Drug crimes refer to a broad category of acts involving illegal drugs. They include the use, possession, manufacturing, and distribution of unlawful controlled substances such as cocaine, amphetamines, and LSD.  Controlled substances are classified acco...

Can Rich People Really Avoid Jail?

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Jul 01, 20220 Comments

If you commit a crime, can you avoid jail time if you're wealthy? Well, while it may seem like rich people can buy their way out of jail, the reality is that your best chance of avoiding jail time is having quality legal representation – here's why. Can You Pay to Get Out of Jail? If you can ...

Cons of not having an attorney

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Jun 23, 20220 Comments

Charged with a Crime in Philadelphia? Do You Have a Right to an Attorney? The right to have an attorney when you are accused of a crime is found in the Constitution's 6th Amendment. Specifically, it holds that “in all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall…have the Assistance of Counsel for hi...

Defective Medical Devices

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Jun 22, 20220 Comments

Unfortunately, each year, thousands of people who are supposed to have their medical or health issues addressed by medical devices are injured by or as a result of those medical devices. Defective medical products and devices can often lead to serious injuries, but regardless of how bad the injur...

Motion to Exclude Evidence

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Jun 21, 20220 Comments

What is a Motion to Exclude in Philadelphia? A Motion to Exclude Evidence, or Motion to Suppress, is a request made by a defendant for the court to exclude certain evidence from a trial. It is a pretrial motion, heard and decided by a judge. In a criminal trial in PA, the prosecution must prove...

Winning a DUI or DWI Case

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Jun 20, 20220 Comments

Driving while intoxicated (DWI), operating a vehicle under the influence (OVI), or driving under the influence (DUI) are all ways to describe the same thing: intoxicated driving. Intoxication may be the result of alcohol or another chemical substance (e.g., marijuana) or both. To be a criminal of...

Problems with Breath Test

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Jun 17, 20220 Comments

What is a Breath Test in Philadelphia? Philadelphia Law enforcement officers use breath tests in roadside testing and following arrests to help determine if an individual was under the influence of alcohol while operating a vehicle. A preliminary alcohol screening is often conducted through a p...

Public Transit Accident

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Jun 17, 20220 Comments

Public transit is a great source of transportation: it's convenient, economical, and most usually safe. Sometimes, though, accidents do happen, and when they do, they can be serious. Unlike auto accidents where you deal with private individuals, private entities, and/or insurance companies––publi...

Self Incrimination

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Jun 17, 20220 Comments

Charged with a Crime in Philadelphia? Do Not Incriminate Yourself The 5th Amendment of the Constitution holds that you have the right against self-incrimination. This means that you cannot be forced to answer questions or otherwise provide information about yourself that will likely result in yo...

Medical Malpractice FAQs

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Jun 16, 20220 Comments

What is medical malpractice in Philadelphia? Medical malpractice is often defined as negligence by a medical professional. However, negligence or a medical mistake alone do not always establish a successful medical malpractice claim. Medical negligence requires a medical professional's breach o...

Right to Speedy Trial

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Jun 15, 20220 Comments

Understanding Your Constitutional Right to a Speedy Trial in Philadelphia The 6th Amendment to the United States Constitution holds that “(i)n all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial.” It also holds that: The jury shall be an impartial jury of...

Commercial Truck and Tractor-Trailer Crashes

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Jun 15, 20220 Comments

On average, over 510,000 truck collisions are reported each year – an extremely alarming statistic, given the size and weight of large commercial vehicles. If you're injured after a truck accident, you might be feeling anxious about where to turn. Before you contact an experienced Philadelphia...

Auto Insurance

Posted by John D'Intino Jr.Jun 13, 20220 Comments

Auto insurance is used to help owners of motor vehicles protect themselves, whether they cause an accident or are the victim of an accident. After an accident and when it is safe to do so, the owners or drivers of each vehicle must share their auto insurance information. Next, the parties inform ...

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