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Freeburn Hamilton Teams Up with A.B.A.T.E. to Promote Annual Ride For Smiles

Adam Gill & Richard Freeburn on Good Day PA August 30th, 2019

Freeburn Hamilton is proud to have teamed up with the Blue Mountain Chapter of the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education (A.B.A.T.E.) of PA, for its Third Annual Ride for Smiles. A.B.A.T.E. of Pennsylvania is a non-profit organization made up of motorcycle enthusiasts who are dedicated to protecting the rights of motorcyclists through political change,…

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Bob LeGore of A.B.A.T.E. Joins Dick Freeburn on Good Day PA to Discuss Operation Save a Life

Bob LeGore and Dick Freeburn on Good Day PA July 29th, 2019

Dick Freeburn of Freeburn Hamilton and Bob LeGore of A.B.A.T.E. recently visited ABC 27’s Good Day PA to discuss the organization and its program, Operation Save a Life. The segment is available below: About A.B.A.T.E. A.B.A.T.E. stands for the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education. A.B.A.T.E. of Pennsylvania is an organization of motorcyclists dedicated to the protection of the individual rights of motorcyclists…

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Americans with Disabilities Day Celebrates 29th Anniversary of the ADA

Americans with Disabilities Act July 26th, 2019

The Americans with Disabilities Act was passed on July 26th, 1990 in order to protect individuals with disabilities in many areas of life including jobs, schools, public or private locations, or transportation. As we celebrate the ADA’s 29th anniversary, we share with our readers the five sections (“titles”) of the ADA and the impact it…

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PA Ranks Among Top 5 Most Dangerous States to Drive During Fourth of July Weekend

Fourth of July Sparklers July 3rd, 2019

Fourth of July is a time to celebrate America’s independence –with many displaying their national pride by attending parades, festivals, and barbeques. This year, AAA estimates 41.4 million Americans will be hitting the road to get to their celebration destination, the most on record for the holiday and an increase of 4.3% over last year….

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Dick Freeburn Announces Firm’s Addition of SSD Division on TV’s Good Day PA

Dick Freeburn on Good Day PA June 28th, 2019

  Recently, Dick Freeburn of Freeburn Hamilton appeared on ABC 27’s Good Day PA to announce an expansion of the firm’s practice areas to include Social Security Disability cases. You may view the segment here: What is Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)? Social Security Disability Insurance is a benefit provided by the Social Security Administration that…

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About Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)

social security disability June 18th, 2019

The Social Security Administration (SSA) makes Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits available to citizens who are currently disabled and unable to work due to an impairment caused by illness or injury. Sadly, the SSA denies the majority of claims for SSDI benefits—including 60% of initial claims—and 85% of appeals. To make matters worse, an…

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Dick Freeburn, Bob Einsel Honor State Law Enforcement Officers on ABC 27’s Good Day PA

Dick Freeburn, Bob Einsel, and Amy Kehm May 28th, 2019

  Recently, Dick Freeburn of Freeburn Hamilton and Bob Einsel of the Pennsylvania State Police Museum visited ABC 27’s Good Day PA to discuss the museum’s Historical, Educational, and Memorial Center (HEMC) with host Amy Kehm. A clip of the segment is available below. About the Pennsylvania State Police Historical, Educational, & Memorial Center The…

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FDA Issues Strict Recall of Surgical Staplers

Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson company May 21st, 2019

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently issued a recall of surgical staplers manufactured by Ethicon—a division of Johnson & Johnson. The recall comes after the device manufacturer confirmed serious injuries to two patients who were treated with the recalled devices. An article on the recall is available here. About Surgical Staplers…

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Ryan McDaniel of Freeburn Hamilton Named to Super Lawyers Rising Stars

Attorney Ryan McDaniel, Super Lawyers Rising Star May 16th, 2019

Attorney Ryan McDaniel of Freeburn Hamilton has been selected as a 2019 Rising Star by Super Lawyers. The entire staff of Freeburn Hamilton extends our congratulation to Ryan—and we are delighted to see him rewarded for his hard work, dedication, and professionalism. About Ryan McDaniel Pittsburgh native Ryan McDaniel graduated from the University of Scranton and…

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Dick Freeburn Talks Ladder Safety on Good Day PA

Man on ladder May 13th, 2019

This spring, Americans are taking on DIY projects they have delayed all winter. For many, these include roof repairs, gutter cleaning, or trimming trees. Since many projects require homeowners to climb ladders, attorney Dick Freeburn of Freeburn Hamilton visited ABC 27’s Good Day PA to discuss ladder safety with host Amanda Peterson. A video clip…

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The FDA Hid Deadly Surgical Stapler Malfunctions From The Public

Surgeon April 30th, 2019

Surgical staplers cut and seal blood vessels and tissue, but when they fail to fire, patients have bled profusely and suffered serious injuries or even death.  The FDA has said that stapler malfunctions or misuse of staplers can lead to “bleeding, sepsis, tearing of internal tissues and organs, increased risk of cancer recurrence, and death.”…

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Work-Related Injuries Go Beyond Slips and Falls

repetitive strain April 22nd, 2019

Mention a workplace injury to most Americans and they envision a construction accident, a fall, or a slip on an unsafe floor—images of a dramatic, often traumatic accidents. However, repetitive-motion disorders or injuries related to office tasks are increasingly common in today’s information-based workplace. The details of one reporter’s experience with similar issues can be…

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National Safety Council Raises Awareness of Distracted Driving in PA

DRIVER ON CELL PHONE April 12th, 2019

Each day, crashes caused by distracted drivers in the United States injure 100 people and leave at least nine dead. The National Safety Council (NSC) has declared April to be Distracted Driving Awareness Month for this reason. Distracted Driving Awareness Month is an opportunity to acknowledge the dangers of, and eliminate preventable deaths caused by,…

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Dick Freeburn & Blue Knights Motorcycle Club President Visit Good Day PA

Dick Freeburn and Tom Taylor - Good Day PA April 8th, 2019

  Recently, attorney Dick Freeburn of Freeburn Hamilton and Tom Taylor—President of the Harrisburg Chapter of the Blue Knights Motorcycle Club—visited ABC 27’s Good Day PA to discuss rider safety and overall motorcycle awareness with host Amy Kehm. A video clip of the segment appears below. About the Blue Knights The Blue Knights Motorcycle Club…

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Richard Freeburn Talks Car Insurance Law on Good Day PA

Attorney Freeburn on Good Day PA! February 1st, 2019

Richard Freeburn of Freeburn Hamilton visited ABC 27’s Good Day PA to discuss a recent ruling by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that prohibits insurance companies from wrongfully denying benefits their policy holders deserve.  The Background Pennsylvania only requires people to carry $15,000.00 in auto liability limits.  Therefore, it is important to protect yourself against people…

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One Child Killed, Two Injured After Accident at Bus Stop

School Bus Stop January 21st, 2019

Police sources in Butler County have reported two children have been injured—and another killed—when they were struck by a vehicle while waiting for a school bus. An article on this emerging story is available here. State Police in western Pennsylvania’s Butler County say three children from Summit Township were struck by a sports-utility vehicle on…

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Local Man Injures Pedestrian in Hit-and-Run Crash

Handcuffed Man January 8th, 2019

An Elizabethtown man has been arrested and charged in connection with injuring a pedestrian in a hit-and-run collision that occurred last year. An article on the incident is available here. A 52-year-old resident of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania has admitted to driving the vehicle involved in a March 2018 collision which left a pedestrian seriously injured. In…

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Man Suffers High-Voltage Electric Burns at Berks County Power Plant

December 27th, 2018

Local news sources indicate a man has suffered burn-related injuries in a workplace incident at the Birdsboro Power Plant. A news article about this developing story is available here. A construction worker who was shocked after coming in contact with a 22,000-volt electric line was taken to a nearby hospital after suffering third-degree burns to…

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Dick Freeburn Visited Good Day PA to Discuss Dangerous Toys of 2018

Good Day PA! December 26th, 2018

For the holiday gift shopping season, attorney Dick Freeburn of Freeburn Hamilton recently met with the hosts of Good Day PA on ABC 27’s Good Day PA to discuss a new crop of dangerous toys and games with the potential to harm our children. A video clip of the segment appears below. Toys to Avoid…

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Six-Vehicle Truck Crash Kills Two in Berks

Tractor Trailer Accident November 16th, 2018

According to the Pennsylvania State Police, a six-vehicle collision has killed at least two people in Berks County. An article on the crash is available here. A fatal crash on I-78 in Windsor Township, Berks County has resulted in at least two fatalities. The Wednesday-afternoon collision took place at 2:38pm near mile marker 32.5 on…

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