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Latest Pittsburgh News and Press about Shrager Defense Attorneys...

Below are news stories of high-profile legal cases that Attorney David J. Shrager and his law firm have been involved with in the Pittsburgh region. See also our news video compilation.

New Pennsylvania DUI Laws and the ARD Program

June 2020 DUI law continues to change. Read our latest Lawyers Journal article and learn how a new Superior Court decision can decrease the penalties for those accused of DUI in PA and how these may create changes in the different ARD Programs in each county. Thank you to our team Erin Suzanne, Frankie Exler, Dana Williams, Cory Ricci, Jennifer […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Inmate Release from Allegheny County Jail

Possible release of some Allegheny County Jail inmates under coronavirus judicial emergency Under sweeping emergency powers granted by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Allegheny County’s president judge suspended most criminal court events and all civil trials. Updated: 6:51 PM EDT Mar 17, 2020 Bob Mayo, Reporter Watch Video PITTSBURGH — Like every other aspect of people’s […]

New DUI Law in Pennsylvania

New DUI Law Means Tougher Penalties for Certain Repeat Offenders On October 24, Governor Wolf signed Act 153 amending the Vehicle Code to increase the penalties related to driving under the influence (DUI), driving on a license suspended after a DUI, and DUI accidents that result in death and personal injury. The legislation targets repeat […]

New Pennsylvania DUI Law – Refusing a Breathalyzer Test

From the Pittsburgh Tribune Review … High costs for refusing breathalyzer test among new Pennsylvania laws for 2018 MATTHEW SANTONI  | Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, 3:15 p.m.   Pennsylvania police will have a new financial incentive to make suspected drunk or impaired drivers consent to a breath or blood test even without a warrant under one of several new […]

New Pennsylvania DUI Law for First Time DUI Offenders

Attorney Shrager Explains New PA DUI Law Effective Friday Rabble VID News Friday August 25, 2017  Veronica Buccilli A new Pennsylvania DUI law goes into effect Friday, and RabbleVID spoke with Attorney David Shrager about what that means for first time offenders. This law will require first time DUI offenders with a blood alcohol content of 0.10 to have […]

Ignition Interlock for First Time DUI Offenders in PA

NEW PENNSYLVANIA LAW PASSES REQUIRING FIRST TIME DUI OFFENDERS TO INSTALL IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICES ON THEIR VEHICLES On May 18th, 2016, the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed SB 290, an amendment to the Title 75, which requires convicted first-time DUI offenders with a blood alcohol content (BAC) level of .10 or more to use ignition interlocks on their vehicles for […]

Proposal to lower DUI limit is facing a long road

Read Attorney David Shrager’s quote in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette regarding the push to lower the BAC limit for DUI to approximately one drink for an average female.

  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Read another quote from David J. Shrager in the Post-Gazette: here.

State Police Suspend Breathalyzer Testing

David Shrager talks to KDKA about the suspension of breathalyzers in Pennsylvania. Watch the video here.

Controversy surrounds video allegedly showing officer using stun gun on handcuffed inmate

Watch what Attorney Shrager says about how Pittsburgh police were caught on videotape tasering a mentally-ill young man on WPXI Channel 11.

Read and watch more stories about the Pittsburgh Police Taser case:

DUI Appeals Could Jam Pennsylvania Courts

Read what David J. Shrager says to the Pittsburgh Tribune Review regarding a ruling on Breathalyzers and Intoxilyzers which could cause many DUI cases to be appealed.


Read more news stories and watch news videos of other high-profile Pittsburgh law suits in which David J. Shrager has represented clients.